Category Archives: Escape News

Back to School….

BlackboardLast week I returned to my old school, Kirkcaldy High, for the first time since leaving as a sixth year pupil back in 1991. My colleague Laura and I had been invited by Audrey Diamond, Kirkcaldy High’s Principal Teacher of Guidance to take part in their 5th year student’s induction day. It was a fantastic event aimed at inspiring the 15 and 16 year olds to make the most of their year ahead by focussing on a number of key themes including enterprise, employability and creating opportunities for their own success and development. Continue reading

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Monthly Roundup – October 2011

Halloween marks the end of October and the end of another positive and busy month at Escape. With new members of our team flourishing, new industry regulations coming into force and a change in season here’s an update on what we’ve been up to in the last four weeks. Continue reading

Monthly Roundup – September 2011

The first month in our 2011-2012 financial year is now over and it’s been a busy time for everyone in the team. Here’s just a few highlights from September at Escape including new employees,  new projects, the AWR and juggling lessons! Continue reading

Happy New Year!

Escape Recruitment LogoNo I haven’t got my dates wrong, last Friday was the end of Escape’s tenth year in business. This of course means that this week is the start of our new financial year and it brings with it the same sense of excitement and anticipation that it has always done. Continue reading

Breadcrumbs, Cookies and Spiders – My Journey with our New Website

Escape Recruitment - our old website

Before

It started off all so simple.

Our existing site had become unloved, unattended and old fashioned. It said nothing about us as a company and wasn’t helpful or engaging for jobseekers or hiring managers who visited the site.
 
So when my colleague Laura and I took the plunge to project manage the redesign and re-launch our site we had one goal :

“We want a new website which better reflects what Escape Recruitment is all about and is informative and helpful for our visitors”.

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Scottish Employment Rate Growing …..and so are we

News Paper It’s official, employment in Scotland is continuing to increase and with latest figures showing Scottish unemployment fell by 11,000 in the three months to May to 205,000 the Office for National Statistics (ONS) now confirm that the unemployment rate in Scotland was 7.6% which is below the UK average of 7.7%. Continue reading

New Director at Escape

Escape Recruitment LogoMark Mackill – New Escape Director

Mark has been a key member of the senior management team since joining Escape in 2008. He has been instrumental in driving the public sector business within our organisation, developing the professional services divisions and establishing lasting relationships with key clients across the business.

He brings to the board a wealth of industry experience and is a welcomed addition as we look to further strengthen our place in the Scottish Recruitment market place.

You can learn more about Mark and connect with him on LinkedIn