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We are specialists in business transformation and technology change recruitment, permanent and interim.
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The service from Venquis has always been of a very high level with all vacancies filled within 4 weeks which is an impressive achievement within the London Insurance Market. In 2013 we entered a Managed Agency relationship with Venquis, giving Venquis exclusive access to Business Change vacancies reducing our overall costs of recruitment and further leveraging the great service that Venquis provide.
Venquis are a proactive recruitment company who have worked hard to become a preferred supplier. They attract quality professionals in both the contract and permanent positions and understand their chosen business areas well. Most important to me is their communication approach, which is open, available but never overbearing. They are also trustworthy and recognise the value of long-term relationships.
ATOS has been recruiting Technology & Business Change candidates from Venquis for many years and the service has always been of a very high level. Venquis has introduced us to some exceptional people. As a further indication of my overall satisfaction with Venquis I have recommended Venquis to various personal contacts who have always been delighted with their tailored approach and results.
Key european conferences, summits and forums... Internet World Expo Munich, Germany, 12-13th March 2019 Join 250+ leading speakers and 450+ exhibitors exploring insights and current trends for the future of e-commerce. https://www.internetworld-expo.de/ Data Festival Munich, Germany, 19th-21st March 2019 Bringing together the community of users and data experts - data scientists, data engineers, AI and machine learning experts, analysts, BI professionals, software developers, software architects, scientists, researchers and more! The focus of this Data festival will be on data science and machine learning, data engineering and architecture, data visualisation and analytics, fasta data, infrastructure and databases, as well as agile development, blockchain, data ethics and data privacy. https://www.datafestival.de/ TechNOVA: AI in Financial Services London, UK, 27th March 2019 Join the greatest minds, from banks to start-ups, to expand your understandings of AI and the ability to deliver the future with practical knowledge on how to develop real, implementable systems. Under the implications of AI, learn how to develop and adapt your AI strategy. https://marketforcelive.com/technova/events/ai-financial-services/ Dublin Tech Summit Dublin, Ireland, 10th-11th April 2019 Bringing some of the most influential tech pioneers and brands to Dublin for two days of networking and knowledge sharing. Around 10,000 attendees are expected. DTS is building a community of innovators, thought leaders and influencers who are affecting technology change globally. https://dublintechsummit.com/ Mendix World Rotterdam, The Netherlands, 16th-17th April 2019 Join around 3,000 visitors from the across the world in Rotterdam and experience how Mendix drives digital innovation and transformation globally. Over the two days IT leaders will discuss and showcase key trends in low-code application development and explore emerging trends in software development. https://www.mendix.com/ The Next Web Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 9th-10th May 2019 Come together with tech minded individuals predicting, discussing and inventing the future. Over the two days topics will range from AI to blockchain and everything in between. We will be celebrating human innovation. https://thenextweb.com/conference/ The Digital Transformation Conference London, UK, 15th-16th May 2019 Over the last five years the pace of digital technology change in business has been accelerating. Back for the 4th year in a row, the conference brings together the leaders spearheading digital initiatives in their businesses to share knowledge, and offer insights and case studies. http://www.digitaltransformationconf.co.uk/ Gartner EMEA IT Infrastructure, Operations and Cloud Strategies Frankfurt, Germany, 4th-5th June 2019 The adoption of fast-moving technologies are cutting across the functional roles of typical infrastructure and operations teams, challenging them and demanding new skills. Using the latest Gartner research from infrastructure and operations leaders, this event will explore what makes a successful strategy, through the exploration of cloud, IoT, AI, automation and machine learning. https://www.gartner.com/en/conferences/emea/infrastructure-operations-cloud-germany Digital Transformation and Innovation Europe London, UK, 4th-5th June 2019 Digital transformation leaders have mastered emerging technologies and innovations to advance their businesses at an accelerated speed, differentiating from their competitors. Join like-minded individuals at the European Digital Transformation and Innovation conference in London to learn how to adopt successful digital transformation strategies to ensure that your business is leading from the front. https://events.forrester.com/ehome/374364/798557/# London Tech Week London, UK, 10th-16th June 2019 London Tech Week connects global communities addressing how to access tech to ensure that it is having a positive impact on society and businesses. With around 55,000 attendees this is looking to be the biggest UK Tech festival. https://londontechweek.com/ Blockchain Live London, UK, 25th September 2019 Join 5,000+ attendees at Blockchain Live, connecting the blockchain ecosystem to advance the global dialogue. Blockchain Live aims to drive long-term thinking and meaningful discussion on strategic benefits of blockchain for businesses, governments, citizens and society. https://blockchainlive.com/ Digital Future Congress Frankfurt & Essen, Germany, 5th November 2019 The largest 'Digitalisation' fair across Germany with 140 exhibitors, 50 speakers, panel discussion, keynote speeches, workshops. It's an optimal platform to find out about the best practice solutions for new digitisation under the motto "discover business 4.0". https://www.digital-futurecongress.de/
31st January 2019. 'Bristol Change Forum' breakfast event. The guests 20 C-level executives of change and transformation within Bristol. The hosts Venquis, business transformation and technology change recruitment specialists. Our first Bristol Change Forum got off to a great start with interesting discussion and debate around the topic of 'Agile - what it means to your organisation and what it means from a skills perspective'. Highlights from the morning included fascinating insight into Hargreaves Lansdown's current Agile implementation from Russell Smith, Head of Change. Russell gave an in-depth analysis of how his staff are changing from more traditional methodologies to an Agile environment, from a process point of view and a cultural point of view. Other examples of success were discussed at companies such as Google, Sovereign Housing and Argos Financial Services, who have recently been taken over by Sainsbury's Bank. This proved particularly interesting as it combined not only the issues around implementing Agile, but around implementing Agile in a merging environment. There is a huge appetite for creating a change community in the South West, where ideas and experiences can be shared. So... we are already progressing with organising the second "Bristol Change Forum' event. Bristol Change Forum It’s invite only but please contact Scott Murphy if you would like to attend the next event email@example.com. Business change and transformation specialists If you are looking to hire into your team, or looking for a new role, let us make it easy for you. Contact the leadership team: Bristol Scott Murphy firstname.lastname@example.org London Liam Kelly email@example.com Michael Roche firstname.lastname@example.org Munich Mathias Geisselsoeder email@example.com Benelux Toby Wurthman firstname.lastname@example.org
22nd January 2019. 'Breakfast in the City' event series. The guests 40 C-level executives of change and transformation within UK Financial Services. The speaker Alastair Campbell - writer, communicator and strategist best known for his role as former British Prime Minister Tony Blair's spokesman, press secretary and director of communications and strategy. The hosts Venquis, business transformation and technology change recruitment specialists. Is David Cameron to blame for the fine mess we find ourselves in? Is Theresa May up to the job? Why is Jeremy Corbyn refusing to play ball? Are we going to get the People’s vote, a general election or May’s deal over the line? Even the loquacious, fast talking Mr Campbell didn’t try to predict the outcome of Brexit although he is heavily invested in the People’s vote. Potential longer term scenarios discussed were the break up of the UK with the unionification of Ireland and the independence of Scotland, a timely intervention by Trump and whether Norwegians have got it right. All in all the audience were captivated and if there were a few morning meetings missed Venquis is happy to take the blame. Barnaby Parker, Venquis CEO, gave all guests a copy of Alastair's book 'Winners, and how they succeed.' Enjoy. “Great breakfast event this morning – great insights and balanced opinion from Alastair Campbell – well done to Venquis on hosting." Ben Walder, Senior Programme Manager, First State Investments Breakfast in the City This is a popular series of events for insurance leaders. It’s invite only but please contact Shivani Patel if you would like to attend the next breakfast email@example.com Business change and transformation specialists If you are looking to hire into your team, or looking for a new role, let us make it easy for you. Contact the Financial Services leadership team: UK Liam Kelly firstname.lastname@example.org Michael Roche email@example.com Germany Mathias Geisselsoeder firstname.lastname@example.org Benelux Toby Wurthman email@example.com More about our work in Financial Services
Just over three months ago, I joined Venquis as a trainee in the Venquis Academy, as part of the Insurance Permanent team, specialising in placing developers into that market. Starting a new job as a recent graduate, you usually head into it with preconceptions, but recruitment is a bit of an odd one when it comes to that as it’s not on the list of mainstream jobs grads go into and, I believe, most people still don’t have a clear idea of what it is exactly. So, why recruitment? For many people, recruitment seems to be one of those sales jobs for those who don’t really know what they want to do, and they go into it until they have made up their minds about their ‘actual career’. Now I would be lying if I said that I knew exactly what I was getting myself into. I had a vague idea of what recruitment was, but it’s such a multi-faceted industry that, unless you’ve done it, you can't have a clear idea of what it entails, how it works and what will be expected of you. After finishing university and considering various options, recruitment just seemed like the ideal fit. I wanted to be autonomous, in charge of my own career, and I wanted to get into something entrepreneurial, but something that related to people. Recruitment was the only thing that ticked all the boxes for me. My first day - The Venquis Academy So, joining the Venquis Academy I had no idea of how I was going to be trained, and the first few days were kind of intimidating. There I was surrounded by all these people walking around on the phone, speaking about things I’ve never heard of, sounding so confident in everything they said. Every now and again someone would ring the bell signalling they’ve made a placement for a client, and all I could think of was ‘Will that ever be me?’. Luckily, the way the Academy is structured really allows trainees to be trained in the most efficient way through a blend of theory, observing the more experienced consultants around you, and most importantly, by sitting down and doing the job. There is no perfect formula for how to do recruitment. Talking to people every moment of every day will inevitably make every conversation and situation different, so a trial and error approach is the most effective way to learn. 13 weeks later - Onto the Insurance desk Thanks to the 13-stage programme, I’ve managed to go from clueless grad to knowing what I need to do to become a successful recruiter. And now, everything I’m hoping to get out of this career seems more achievable. One of the best things about Venquis is probably the fact that there are quite a few options to choose from when it comes to deciding where you want to head. Whether I decide I eventually want to start managing people as team lead, or I wanted to move to the client side of the business, it’s all possible. The one thing that’s for sure is that I can see myself staying here for years to come. Even though it’s still a competitive sales environment, there is plenty of support and everyone is extremely friendly and ready to help. More than any other job, recruitment allows you to take charge of your career and how much you’re getting out of it. It’s all in your hands, all you have to do is decide what you want out of it and persistently work hard towards that goal. As Academy trainer Danielle always says, it’s 'will over skill'. Visit www.venquis.com/join-us to find out more about training and the exciting opportunities we have here at Venquis.