Supporting local employers with their recruitment needs

Supporting local employers with their recruitment needs

A new programme of recruitment support is being offered to employers from the Mid Ulster area who have job vacancies in a range of different sectors.  Our Career Connections events give local employers the opportunity to meet with and interview a pool of job ready candidates to enable them to fill vacancies in their businesses.

One local employer who has benefited from our recruitment support is Bloc Blinds. Bloc Blinds is a designer and manufacturer of award winning window blinds which are made in Northern Ireland and distributed all over the world via a network of independent and trade retailers including the well known John Lewis partnership. The company has recently undergone a period of expansion which included relocating to new, larger premises in Magherafelt.  As part of their expansion and increased production capabilities came the need for new production staff – something which we were more than happy to help them with! To date Bloc Blinds has taken on 14 new production staff using our FREE recruitment service.

Lesley Browne, HR Manager for Bloc Blinds advised “Network Personnel helped to streamline our recruitment campaign; they screened the applications and provided us with a list of suitable candidates to interview.  We were delighted to have been able to fill our vacancies and will certainly look to use the service again in the future across a variety of roles.”

Colette McKenna, Network Personnel commented “This is a great initiative for the local area and comes at a time when there is a lot of competition for jobs; unemployed people are being offered an exclusive opportunity meet with local employers who are recruiting and employers receive free support with their recruitment campaigns.”

Network Personnel clients Triona McCartin and David Graham who were successful in gaining employment with Bloc Blinds


For further information about the support we can offer you and our Career Connections events contact Colette McKenna on 028 7963 1032 or


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