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Congratulations to Zoe Silverwood on her recent promotion

Congratulations to Zoe Silverwood on her recent promotion.

Following a period of excellent performance, Zoe has been promoted to a new managerial role within Cogent Staffing.

Zoe was responsible for launching the company’s new engineering and technical division, which has continued to grow impressively since its inception earlier this year.

Since joining the business in 2019, Zoe has gone from strength to strength and played a vital role in helping the business overcome the challenges created by Covid-19. Her drive, focus and can-do attitude is invaluable, and everyone at Cogent Staffing looks forward to seeing Zoe progress in her new role as Engineering Manager.

Sam Gaukroger, Managing Director at Cogent Staffing commented:

“Since joining the company, Zoe has been at the heart of our recruitment team and I am delighted she has accepted her new role with increased responsibility. Our engineering division is a key component of our future growth plans, and we’re confident that Zoe will continue to excel in delivering the best outcomes for our clients and candidates. Best of luck in your new role.”

Congratulations to Sarah Rustom & Janine Clark

Congratulations to Sarah Rustom and Janine Clark on their recent promotions!

Sarah has been promoted to Industrial Manager following a period of excellent performance in her role as a Consultant. Since starting at Cogent Staffing, Sarah has given her all to support the company’s ambitious growth plans, showing tenacity, dedication, and bundles of energy on a daily basis. Her commitment and hard work have not gone unnoticed.

Janine Clark, who has been with the company for more than two years, has been promoted to Senior Account Manager. Her work ethic, professionalism and reliability are endearing, and she fully merits her new position with increased responsibility.

Sam Gaukroger, Managing Director at Cogent Staffing commented:

“Sarah and Janine thoroughly deserve their promotions. Their new roles are part of a new company structure designed to strengthen our market position and form an integral part of our future growth plans. I am sure that both will be hugely successful in their new roles.”

Cogent Staffing appoints new Business Manager

Cogent Staffing continues to grow with a planned expansion into Wakefield following the appointment of Business Manager Jade Lodge.

Cogent Staffing is very pleased to welcome Jade Lodge to the team. In her role as Business Manager, Jade will be focussing on growing the business in Wakefield and the South Yorkshire area and ensuring clients and candidates receive an efficient service that benefits them.

Jade has over 2 years of experience within industrial recruitment, having started her recruitment career as a Trainee Account Manager at an industrial recruiter based in Leeds. Shortly after starting as a trainee, Jade progressed into a Recruitment Consultant role, working with industrial clients and candidates across Yorkshire.

Sam Gaukroger, Managing Director, said, “Having experience of industrial recruitment and building strong relationships with candidates and clients makes Jade a brilliant asset to the team and our clients. She will play a key role in successfully growing our presence in Wakefield and ensuring we are the most effective and efficient we can be.”

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Jade Lodge - Business Manager

“Jade is already involved in our current projects and is successfully building relationships with our clients and the wider Cogent Staffing team. We wish her all the success in her new role.”

Jade added, “Having spent my career within industrial recruitment, I’m excited to be able to use my skills and experience to concentrate on developing Cogent Staffing’s offering in Wakefield. Personally, I really enjoy building relationships and working in a fast-paced environment, so this is a brilliant growth opportunity.”

“My aim to grow our presence in the Wakefield and the South Yorkshire area and support both new and existing clients.”

Jade will initially be based in Cogent’s Halifax office but will be regularly travelling around Yorkshire, servicing clients and working closely with the wider Cogent Staffing team on projects across the country.

If you would like to find out more about how Jade or the team can support your business, contact the team, or find Jade on LinkedIn.

Cogent Staffing introduce dedicated engineering recruitment team

Specialist staffing agency, Cogent Staffing, based in West Yorkshire has introduced a dedicated engineering recruitment team, offering its employment partners expert engineering employment support.

Cogent Staffing, based in Halifax, has launched its first dedicated recruitment team to support engineering clients throughout the country.

The agency, which supplies Industrial, Technical and Commercial candidates to the Engineering, FMCG, Manufacturing and Supply Chain sectors, is now providing its clients with a dedicated team who are experts within engineering recruitment.

As part of its new offering, Zoe Silverwood has been promoted to oversee the engineering team. Zoe, who joined Cogent in 2018 and has a wealth of engineering recruitment experience, will be working with the new team to support engineering companies throughout the country with their staffing requirements.

Sam Gaukroger, Managing Director of Cogent Staffing, said,

“It has always been our goal to introduce dedicated sector teams, so we are very proud to have successfully launched our engineering team this month. Cogent Staffing continues to go from success to success, so we are very honoured that we can now support our clients with devoted engineering staff.”

For more information on current job vacancies throughout the country, or the supply of temporary, permanent and contract staff or on-site services, visit the vacancies page or view our client service lifecycle.

Cogent Staffing reveals new website

As Yorkshire’s premier recruitment provider, Cogent Staffing supports clients and candidates throughout the engineering, FMCG, manufacturing and supply chain sectors. To help their clients and candidates, the Cogent Staffing website has been refreshed featuring new content, an updated design and improved functionality.

Candidates can now access the newly updated Candidate Hub, which they can use to update their personal details, request holidays, and even create a CV using the dedicated CV builder. The jobs pages have been overhauled too, making it even easier for candidates to search and apply for opportunities.

For clients, the interactive lifecycle explains all the services Cogent can supply, all the way from ad-hoc to recruitment process outsourcing. It is simpler to contact Cogent Staffing too – the Contact Us page includes all the details needed to contact the team, whether you want to email, phone, or connect on social media.

Along with new features and content, the design has also been refreshed to improve the user experience and highlight the sectors Cogent operates within.

If you would like to explore the new Cogent Staffing website, you can find it here: www.cogentstaffing.co.uk

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