Kenect Personnel supports and provides local SME’s and corporate entities with permanent staffing solutions in a wide range of sectors. We understand that finding the right staff for your business can be an extremely difficult & time consuming process. We aim to remove the burden by helping our client’s source & ‘Kenect’ the right staff to suit their requirements. By knowing each of our markets, our highly motivated team work tirelessly to provide each client with a truly unique tailer made service. It is through our people that we continue to achieve successful business relationships. It is essential that we perpetuate our current business model which encourages contribution by delivering clear and honest direction. Kenect Personnel’s mission is to be the first choice in meeting the needs of our clients through a quality, caring and professional service.
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Kenect Personnel At Kenect Personnel we want to make life better for clients, for candidates, for everyone. At Kenect the relationship comes first: how can you trust us with your recruitment needs if we don’t know you. The relationship we have with our clients are critical to the service we provide. Establishing strong relationships enables us to thoroughly understand the roles our clients recruit and the culture of the business. In addition, the lines of communication throughout the recruitment process are so critical that a strong relationship really helps the smooth transition from recruiting to recruited At Kenect you’re someone we want to deal with for a long time. Whether you are looking for skilled individuals you need to take your business further or ask for our help in finding a great career in Executive recruitment. We work across the whole sector, specialising in Commercial, Technical and executive engineering. We are fully accredited by the REC, and all of our clients receive a premium service. We strongly believe that repeat business and referrals are key to growth for both ourselves and our customers, that’s why we listen... At Kenect, the relationship comes first.
t il s ia rs c e to p S ec S • Manufacturing/Engineering
• Power & Energy
• Supply Chain/Distribution
Get the most out of us. Kenect Personnel take a great deal of care and time selecting the clients we work with. We do this to ensure we are successful. The market continues to be buoyant in our specialist areas, despite recent recessions. We realise we can’t provide a perfect service to every company that is recruiting at any given time, that is why we prefer to select our clients carefully and give them our undivided attention. The way we select clients we want to work with very much follows a clear pattern and ultimately it comes down to 2 factors: Commitment Communication These areas of focus are essential for all good business relationships. We don’t ask for any more than that.
So, to get the most out of us the following information is very important.
Commitment Approve fees up front. Is the role you’re recruiting for approved, if it isn’t signed off please let us know. Make sure the job spec’ and salary levels are realistic, ask us for help in this area if you are unsure. Meet the recruiters you are working with. Don’t approach more than 3 specialist recruitment companies, or just use us if possible. Agree a level of urgency and a time frame for completing the recruitment.
Communication Constructive feedback on CVs and interviews within a reasonable time In order for us to react effectively to the timescale set for your vacancy, we ask kindly that communication through emails and phone calls are answered as soon as possible. Line manager contact where possible To have the above in place and the expectations set makes the recruitment process much smoother. Knowing how best to prioritise your vacancy helps us meet your expectations. In return you will get a service unsurpassed by other specialist recruiters.
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Permanent Recruitment The permanent recruitment cycle can be very complex. In today’s competitive market place it is vital that a candidate’s expectations are managed throughout the process and we can take an active role in this. Recently we have found the much publicised skills shortage in our sectors has really taken hold. Nearly all the companies we recruit for are struggling to cope with the demands placed on their shortage of skilled workers due to the upturn in manufacturing and the shortage of engineers. Kenect Personnel mitigate any risk by being constantly aware of the sectors we recruit within and the candidates therein and constantly interview/network and source talent on your behalf. Kenect ensure we are aware of the best candidates and the most committed companies. Our expertise and bespoke service ensures success by being diligent, intelligent and hard working. Our recruitment process begins when one of our team of specialist consultants visit your premises and takes a detailed brief covering duties and experience needed and cultural fit, advising on current salary trends and skills shortages.
From here an in-depth search and selection process takes place whereby Kenect’s consultants will access the in-house database, various specialist external sites and most importantly our unique network and connections. The next phase is to discuss the client’s role and ascertain the candidate’s interest and gain approval before a CV is sent. Once an interview is arranged, we will maintain contact with the candidate; ensuring salary expectations are realistic; handling post interview feedback, offers, negotiations, start dates and post placement debriefs.
Contract Recruitment At Kenect Personnel our contract recruitment service offers you a flexible option to cover peaks in projects or to free up permanent members of staff for other projects. Contract requirements can be urgent and very specific. We act swiftly and efficiently to provide our clients with the right engineers with minimum fuss and maximum speed. Temporary or Contract requirements maybe for one person to cover a day long assignment, to a whole team of people on a long term basis to run an ongoing project. Whichever the case, our Contract team has the expertise to find the right person. Prior to commencement of work, all candidates will be fully briefed as to the nature of your business, the job specification, what is required of them and provided with any equipment necessary to complete the task in hand.
Once the candidate has commenced an assignment, we maintain continuous liaison with both the client and the candidate to ensure that the project is on schedule and there are no underlying issues. This process has proven to be critical in the retention of Temporary and Contract labour. To be able to offer a full consultancy service, both the needs of the candidate and the clients have to be satisfied. Often due to the nature of a number of the industries we serve the skill sets demanded in the business will vary from Design to Maintenance and all disciplines in between. With that in mind we have specialist recruiters in the various disciplines who have the latest software to help stay in touch with both clients and candidates alike to ensure they are aware of their specific market at any given point.
What our clients think of us... “Kenect Recruitment’s Industrial division has been fantastic in helping us reach our quota for Warehousing and FLT staff. It’s always challenging to get the right staff and numbers in at times, however Kenect helped us incredibly well. Whether it was a call for 5 staff immediately or 50… they always manage to get us the right quality staff every time!” “We use Kenect Recruitment to help supply our multi-drop class 2 drivers. We have used many agencies in the past but Kenect stand out by always being honest and committed. The industry we work in is very fast paced and at times it can be a very difficult job to do. We always call Kenect first as they will either supply us a very good driver or be honest and forthcoming if they haven’t one free… They don’t just place drivers for the sake of it, and that’s why I would recommend this agency over any other”. “Kenect Recruitment have a great Driving division and the personnel to match it. They always supply high quality driving staff even at unsociable times of the day. I would have no problem recommending this Employment Business and having looked through their vetting process in length, I have to say… it’s to the highest standard”.
“I have had the pleasure of working with the team at Kenect Recruitment since their inception in 2012. Whenever I have engaged them they have had the unerring ability to supply the right staff, on time, every time. The professionalism and commitment of the directors and staff is always assured. And this dedication to their customers produces what I believe is an industry leading service level which I am sure they are rightly proud of. Highly recommended”. “We have used Kenect Recruitment Ltd to help us recruit a professional field sales agent and finance administrator. On both of these occasions we had a very fast response. Kenect put forward some fantastic CV’s and in turn we interviewed some brilliant candidates. The positions were filled in no time & both of the original candidates are still with us today. When we require any further office staff I will call Kenect immediately without hesitation”.
Kenect-ing the right staff to your business!
What our clients think of us... ”We have used Kenect Recruitment for a couple of years now and their service has been second to none. Everything from the response time, honesty, quality of staff supplied and fulfilment has been exceptional. Our company relies heavily on temporary staff (both LGV Drivers & Warehouse staff) and not only do Kenect cover these bookings but they have also supplied a lot of our current employees through temp to perms. We were using a lot of agencies before Kenect Recruitment introduced themselves but now I can honestly say that we have no need to go anywhere else and can rest assure all our demands are met consistently. If you want a no nonsense, trustworthy, professional service then I would recommend Kenect Recruitment over any other I have dealt with in the past”. “We have appointed the services from Kenect Recruitment for a number of years in which time they always manage to provide experienced LGV drivers, especially at short notice. Kenect Recruitment have taken the time to understand the continually changing needs of our business therefor we shall continue to work together for the immediate future”. “Kenect Recruitment Ltd are a very professional employment business who have always supplied great quality staff since our business relationship started with them a couple of years ago. We can always rely on Kenect to support us on new contracts which in turn, helps us grow as a company. Our business is very demanding and legislation is always changing. It is always difficult to find a good reliable, trustworthy company but with Kenect Recruitment I believe we have found just that”.
“Since appointing Kenect Recruitment as one of our main suppliers for temporary and permanent drivers, they have never failed to provide quality workers to meet our specific requirements. Based upon the service level provided I have no hesitation in recommending Kenect Recruitment to future potential clients”. “Kenect Recruitment Ltd have been on the De Poel supply panel for a while now. It’s always a pleasure to deal with this company as you can always ensure they will work with you to help satisfy client requirements. We regularly receive positive feedback from our clients regarding the quality of the staff Kenect supply & would have no hesitation in recommending them to other companies”. “We have been using Kenect Recruitment now for a while and always find their drivers to be of the highest calibre, they are always courteous, on time and of smart appearance. The service provided is always of the highest standard and would recommend any businesses looking for an employment agency to contact Kenect Recruitment”. “We have always had a great service from Kenect and their container drivers are always of the highest quality. I would, without hesitation recommend this business to any company that’s looking for a specialised driving agency”.
Kenect-ing the right staff to your business!
Terms of Business TERMS OF BUSINESS WITH A CLIENT FOR THE SUPPLY OF PERMANENT STAFF ENGAGED BY THE EMPLOYMENT BUSINESS PRIVATE & CONFIDENTIAL 1. Definitions In these terms and conditions the following definitions apply. “The Employment Agency”: means KENECT PERSONNEL T/A KENECT RECRUITMENT LTD. “The Client”: means the person, firm or corporate body to whom the Applicant is introduced. “The Applicant”: means the person introduced by the Employment Agency to the Client for an Engagement. “Engagement”: means the appointment of the Applicant to perform services for or on behalf of the Client whether under a contract of services or for services. “Remuneration”: means the total taxable emolument payable or receivable by the Applicant to the Engagement.
2. The Contract a) These Terms and Conditions are deemed to be accepted by the Client by virtue of an interview with or the Engagement of the Applicant. b) No variation or alteration to these Terms and Conditions shall be valid unless approved in writing by a Director of the Employment Agency.
3. Notification & Fees a) In the event that the Engagement is accepted by the Applicant the Client shall notify the Employment Agency immediately and provide details of the Remuneration. b) The Client shall pay the Employment Agency’s fee for the introduction of the Applicant within 7 days of date of invoice. The fee payable by the Client is calculated in accordance with the accompanying scale of fees according to the Remuneration payable to or receivable by the Applicant during the first calendar year of the Engagement.
& s ns m tio r Te ndi Co 4. Indirect Introductions The Client shall be liable to pay the Employment Agency’s fee in accordance with Clause 3b if it engages the Applicant or if it refers the Applicant to any third party and that third party engages the Applicant within 6 months of the initial introduction; or in any event where an engagement results directly or indirectly from the introduction of the Employment Agency. The Replacement and Refund Guarantee shall not apply in these cases.
Scale of Fees for the introduction of permanent staff Salaries up to £14,999
15% (minimum fee £1,500)
£15,000 - £19,999
£20,000 - £24,999
£25,000 - £45,000
5. Replacement & Refund Guarantee a) If the Client pays the Employment Agency’s fees within the periods prescribed in the accompanying Replacement and Refund Guarantee and the Engagement terminates within the specified periods and written notification of termination is received within 7 days the Client will be entitled either to a Replacement Applicant or Refund in accordance with the provisions of the Guarantee. b) In the event that the original Applicant is subsequently re-engaged by the Client, its subsidiary or associated companies or any third party introduced by the Client within the period of three months from the date of termination of the Employment Agency’s fee calculated in accordance with Clause 3b and shall not be entitled to the Replacement and Refund Guarantee.
6. Suitability The Employment Agency endeavours to ensure the suitability of the Applicant. Notwithstanding this the Client shall take such steps as it deems necessary to satisfy itself as to the suitability of the Applicant and is responsible for taking up any references provided by the Applicant and/or the Employment Agency before engaging the Applicant. The Client shall be responsible for obtaining work and other permits, for the arrangement of medical examinations and/or investigations into the medical history of the Applicant, and satisfying any medical and other requirements or qualifications required by law. TERMS OF BUSINESS WITH A CLIENT FOR THE SUPPLY OF PERMANENT STAFF ENGAGED BY THE EMPLOYMENT BUSINESS PRIVATE & CONFIDENTIAL Kenect Personnel T/A Kenect Recruitment Ltd, Kenect House, 4 Hawkins Lane, Burton-Upon-Trent, Staffordshire DE14 1PT | Company Reg No 08072550
7. Liability The Employment Agency shall not be liable under any circumstances for any loss, expense or damage suffered or incurred by the Client arising from or in any way connected with the introduction or Engagement of any Applicant or from the Failure of the Employment Agency to introduce an Applicant.
Total Remuneration Inc. all taxable emoluments per annum: Refund Guarantee We offer our Clients a Refund Guarantee if the Engagement terminates prematurely If the Engagement terminates at any time within 12 weeks we will provide a refund in accordance with the scale below provided that: • Payment is received within the terms of payment (clause 3b). • That the Client notifies Recruitment Prospects within 7 days of the date of termination. For Engagements Terminating During:
TOB’s Weeks 1-2
10% *negotiable on volume business
NOTE: If payment is not received within the terms of payment (clause 3b) the Refund Guarantee shall not apply.
8. Data Protection notices to partnership and sole trader debtors:To partnership and sole trader debtors R.P may transfer information about you to our bankers/financiers for the purposes of providing services and for the following purposes:- Obtaining credit insurance - Making credit reference agency searches - Credit control - Assessment and analysis (including credit scoring, market, product and statistical analysis) - Securitisation - Protecting our interests We will provide you with details of our bankers/financiers and that of any credit reference agencies used on request.
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“Jan at Kenect Personnel is a great recruiter because she really takes the time to get to know people and therefore has a keen eye for the correct job that suits my skills and personality. Unlike other recruitment agencies, Jan at Kenect placed me according to my ability and potential rather than just placing me in similar positions I had held in the past. I have been in my current position one week now and I feel very happy with the position Jan has selected. She is always keen to stay in touch to see how I’m progressing in my new role and always willing to give good advice and to help if I have any issues or concerns”. “I feel very lucky to have met Jan she is a brilliant recruiter and really gives Kenect a great image and I’m sure she is a huge asset to all her colleagues. From the moment I walked into her office to register it was very clear to me she is extremely dedicated to her job, and very passionate about finding others their dream job. She is always very happy and welcoming and its very clear to me Jan genuinely wants me to progress and succeed in my new role”. Neil Foster – (Placed Worker)
Kenect Personnel T/A Kenect Recruitment Ltd
01283 808 440 www.kenectpersonnel.co.uk