MD, Utility People
Sector: Energy & Utilities
Utility People is an award winning niche recruitment consultancy that specialises in sourcing technical experts for the energy, water and utilities industries. Founded in 2006, by Angela Peart and Linda Mason, the business built up a strong reputation in the industry, a huge network and a great client base. Despite success the business had plateaued.
Managing Director Angela Peart met a successful recruitment entrepreneur who recommended The Recruitment Network. Angela joined up and made the most of the many benefits that come with membership:
- Strategic input from The Recruitment Network team
- Accessing fellow recruitment entrepeneurs, to understand best practice, at the quarterly Huddles while being exposed to world class speakers
- Using the online tools, templates and development on the members portal
- Members of the team attended the complimentary training
- Carrying out employee engagement and Leadership 360 surveys to make Utility People an even better place to work
Within 12 months of joining The Recruitment Network, the business was transformed. Working to a plan, implementing the ideas generated through the network, the team evolved and refocused. Utility People stopped plateauing and grew profitably achieving levels of income never enjoyed. The Directors are now managing the business, while enhancing the reputation in the market. 20% growth is forecast confidently for the next 2 years.
What they said…
“We needed help to achieve a breakthrough and it’s like we’ve been given the crown jewels. We were living in a bubble and it’s opened my eyes to ideas and best practice and has transformed us. We’ve broken through, everything has changed and business is good“
Angela Peart – Managing Director, Utility People