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No leakage of talent as Jordan seals full time job…

Watergate flood solutions

Hebburn-based, manufacturer, Watergate Flood Solutions which is awash with contracts for its flood defence doors, has offered full time employment to apprentice, Jordan Reed. Jordan, 19, from Percy Main, North Shields, is a fabricator at the company, which is the first in the UK to achieve a British Standard Kitemark for its composite doors. Jordan, […]

Rising Star are proud to support South Shields Santos U14s…

Football

Rising Star are proud to support South Shields Santos U14s part of South Shields FC. South Shields Santos U14s are part of the South Shields FC junior set up. This season the Under 14 team have continued grow week after week. Rising Star was delighted to sponsor the Under 14’s and is proud to have […]

Good News Story – Kyle McNee

Kyle McNee

Our Rising Star success story this month is Kyle McNee. Kyle came to Rising Star with a passion for catering and as a result was placed into East Boldon School for a 15 week traineeship, where he gained valuable experience in the kitchen as part of South Tyneside Councils Catering team. Keith Oliver, Rising Stars […]

We have been working in partnership with Marston’s and Job Centre Plus…

Marstons

Zenith People has been working in partnership with Job Centre Plus to recruit hospitality staff for Marston’s Pub which opens in June at Dalton Park.  The Dancing Betty, a carvery pub, is a modern, family-friendly pub which names gives a nice nod to the areas rich mining heritage which will open on the 12th June […]

Good News Story – Jordan Reed

Jordan Reed

Our Rising Star success story this month is Jordan Reed. Jordan, 19 from Percy Main, North Shields, is a Fabricator at Watergate Flood Solutions, which is  first in the UK to achieve a British Standard Kitemark for its composite doors. Jordan, said: “I found out about the possibility of an apprenticeship with Watergate Flood Solutions […]

We have two new additions to our team…

andy and andrea

Rising Star would like to take this opportunity to introduce you to the newest members of our team. Andrea Hockaday, our newest Candidate Engagement Co-Ordinator, and Andrew Hall, Lead Assessor joined Rising Star in the beginning of April this year. Andrea Hockaday Before joining Rising Star, Andrea has gained 11 years of experience providing advice, […]

Good News Story – Megan Johnson

Megan johnson

Our Rising Star success story this month is Megan Johnson.  Megan met with our Recruitment Consultant, Keith Oliver at our Rising Star Training Centre as she was struggling to find opportunities within the Childcare Sector. She wanted to discuss the option of staying within the Care sector but wanted to widen her search to consider […]

Zenith People work in partnership with Pacifica Group…

Parcifica

Zenith People have recently embarked on a fantastic partnership working with Pacifica Group LTD. Pacifica Group is a leading support services business with a cohesive yet broad portfolio of products and services spanning multiple market sectors. They wish to be market leaders and show exceptional customer service to their clients and partners. In order to […]

Good News Story – Olivia Wagner

Olivia Wagner

Our Rising Star success story this month is Olivia Wagner. Prior to securing her recent new role, she attended Boldon School and completed work experience in Beauty and Hairdressing. Olivia came to Rising Star and expressed an interest in potentially developing her career in Childcare, but wasn’t sure which direction she wanted to take. We […]

What is National Apprenticeship Week and why is it important I hear you ask?

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National Apprentice Week is designed to celebrate the positive impact apprenticeships have on individuals, businesses and the economy. The week will bring together employers and apprentices from across England to celebrate the success of apprenticeships over the last decade, and will seek to encourage even more people to choose apprenticeships as a fast-track to a […]