Candidate Q+A – Range Coordinator, Ian Evans

As part of Cast UK’s Retail Team, a big part of my job is to meet with candidates in person to gain a better understanding not only of their experience & skill set, but of their personality, as culture fit is key in making a successful match.

I met with Ian towards the end of 2016 and during our meeting he indicated that he was keen to move back into a buying role in retail. Not long after meeting Ian I took on a role with Stax Trade Centres and it was clear to me straight away that he would be a great fit for them.

Cast UK welcome new Managing Consultant

We are delighted to announce the appointment of new Managing Consultant, Annabel Plowman, joining us at our Manchester office.

Should you risk lying on your CV?

You may think that telling a few little white lies to land you an interview can’t do any harm; turning a day manning the phones in your dad’s office into ‘extensive administration and customer service experience’ or filling in an employment gap by extending the dates on your previous roles. The truth is that you’re telling a big fat lie, here’s a few reasons why you might think twice about lying on your CV in the future;

My career as a Buyer

My career as a buyer... and how this led to working in recruitment.

Hot seat: Rosie Williamson, Buying & Merchandising Recruitment

Associate consultant, Rosie Williamson, recently joined the business specialising in Buying and Merchandising recruitment across the Yorkshire region. 

Hot seat: Consultant, Tessa, on her career move from Buying to recruitment

Cast UK are looking to double the size of our team in 2016 and we are in search of ambitious industry professionals from within our specialisms to become the next rising stars of our business.

Tessa joined Cast UK from a 5-year career in Fashion Buying in the retail industry with a Post Graduate Certificate in Buying and Merchandising. Tessa is a consultant on our Purchasing and Supply Chain team and has been as Cast UK for 3 months now, recruiting for Buying and Merchandising roles in the Retail and Wholesale sectors across the UK. We spoke to Tessa to find out why she chose a career move to the recruitment industry and what benefit her industry knowledge has provided.

Cast UK welcomes new consultant

Cast UK are excited to announce our latest new consultant at our Manchester head office. Rosie Williamson joins our Purchasing and Supply Chain team, specialising in recruiting for Buying and Merchandising roles within the Retail and Wholesale sectors across Yorkshire.