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Expert knowledge and opinions shared on current news, our PR and SEAO Talent Partners blogs.

Sam Wall

Calling all Corporates, PLC’s and Medium-sized Enterprises… If you could outsource anything in your recruitment process – what would it be?

Have you or are you a recruitment team with multiples BAU roles to recruit, strategy to write and deliver, plans to execute, Hiring Managers to support, stakeholders MI to report and their engagement to consider…and what about future talent initiatives, engaging talent banking solutions and Hiring Manager training?  Apprenticeship and Graduates?  New contracts requiring brilliant

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SEAO Talent Partners

SEAO team challenge raises money for Northumberland charity

On Saturday 20th July, 2019, the SEAO team along with their partners embarked on a 9 mile hike along Hadrian’s Wall in support of NCT Mid-Northumberland. With a target of £250 donations topped £370 by the day of the hike. The team met bright and early (6.30am to be precise) and started their journey from

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Sam Wall

Assessment Centres – as a business what do I need to consider?

I’m currently working with one of our amazing clients on designing Assessment Centres for them to use now and in the future. As I was writing the overview of my recommendations, I thought this could also be useful for others so here are my thoughts for when and if you are considering running your own.

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SEAO Talent Partners

National award for local talent specialists

Published on BDAILY – 03 July 2019 Following several months of rapid growth, in which they’ve increased their workforce by 50%, Newcastle-based talent partners, SEAO, are thrilled to announce their success at the English Women’s Awards 2019. SEAO’s Sam Wall and Laura Hodgson, joined over 200 guests at the Mercure Manchester Piccadilly Hotel, on Monday

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Kirsty Lambert

Outsourced In-House Recruitment?!

On the back of our award win on Monday night (‘Small Business of the Year’ at the English Women’s Awards – North, in case you haven’t seen our earlier post) I thought I should reiterate exactly what it is that we do here at SEAO Talent Partners and why we LOVE doing it. We provide outsourced in-house recruitment.

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Laura Hodgson

Getting to know you … Stephanie

In the past six months since we launched SEAO we are proud to have grown our team by 50%. Starting out as a foursome, we welcomed Heather into our tribe in February and then at the end of last month, Stephanie joined us. Both ladies have brought something new and exciting to the SEAO concept

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Sam Wall

Apprenticeships have changed… so now let’s change the perception

In my experience, Apprenticeships have occasionally been unfairly considered as an alternative route for an individual who has not succeeded in school, sixth form, college or university – and particularly for support roles ie customer service, HR and business admin. This perception however, hasn’t been as common in engineering and hands on technical roles –

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Rachel Shayler

Talent Acquisition; acquiring talent has become more than just recruitment

I’ve been in recruitment for long enough to have moved through the phases of recruitment, resourcing and now talent acquisition. Essentially it’s all about getting bums on seats, filling vacancies and moving your business forward, on an evolving journey of usually growth, sometimes change. But the picture of talent has definitely changed. My career in

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Sam Wall

So what is an outsourced recruitment solutions provider anyway?

We have already covered what is unique about SEAO Talent Partners – the sweats of remotely looking to be selling SEAO have now passed, phew! – so I think it’s now important to write about what we actually do and the difference between traditional ‘placement focused’ recruitment and professional outsourced partnerships. Commonly the term “Outsourced

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