Author Archives: Anne-Marie Hamill

About Anne-Marie Hamill

Owner & Director at Escape Recruitment Services based in Glasgow, Livingston & Aberdeen,

SMAS National Conference 2014

Manufacturing: Making a Difference

With over 350 delegates in attendance, representing every aspect of Scottish Manufacturing from Food & Drink and Textiles to Chemicals and Electronics this truly was, as organisers SMAS had predicted, “the highest profile manufacturing focused event in Scotland in 2014”.

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Another Year of Optimism for Scottish Engineering

Scottish Engineering Awards ProgrammeEscape was delighted to sponsor and attend the 2012 Scottish Engineering Dinner at the Marriott Hotel in Glasgow.  This year attendance was up by 25% on last year with over 450 guests and speakers making their way on a rainy Glasgow night to the venue. Many of Scotland’s leading businesses and Escape clients were represented and a real air of positivity was evident. Continue reading

Networking the Female Way (or Is It?)

Hello my name is....Personnel Today recently published an article on the differences in how men and women network.  It makes for some really interesting reading and as a great believer in networking as a business tool and as a confirmed serial networker ( I would actually go to the opening of an envelope), it gave me some food for thought. Continue reading

Scottish Leadership Awards 2011

Map of ScotlandLast night, the newly refurbished National Museum played host to the Scottish Leadership Awards 2011 gala dinner and awards ceremony.

Escape were delighted to host a table at the event which proved to be a fantastic evening recognising the best of Scottish Leadership and what an impressive line up in each of the categories! Continue reading

A book by its cover

Man measuring his faceInteresting, isn’t it, what academics research?

A recent study from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee claims that men with wider faces are ‘more devious and willing to cheat’ while thinner faced men are ‘more likely to be honest and open’.

It got me thinking about the power of observation and how we make assumptions about people without them even having to look at us never mind speak to us.

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LINKEDIN: Network or Database

Job Application FormSo at long last LinkedIn are actually nailing their colours to the mast, for many months I’ve suspected that the ‘business networking tool’ was actually becoming a recruitment database, cleverly marketed but none-the-less a recruitment tool and it seems that with recent news it is now moving further into this terrain. Continue reading

Optimistic Outlook from the Scottish Engineering Industry

Engineering | Machine PartSCOTTISH ENGINEERING ANNUAL DINNER

Escape sponsored and attended the 2011 Scottish Engineering Dinner at the Marriott Hotel in Glasgow. As usual the event was very well attended with many of Scotland’s leading lights from the engineering and manufacturing sector present. Continue reading