Close

Choose a country

United KingdomEnglish
South AfricaEnglish
IndiaEnglish
InternationalEnglish

Webhelp UK welcomes new ‘Recruits’

Webhelp UK has welcomed new customer experience professionals to the team in their sites in Glasgow and Greenock after they succeeded in a careers challenge set by Inverclyde Council.   

Hollie McAndrew, Megan Shelton and India Dodge-Forder secured their new positions having succeeded in ‘The Recruit’, a unique learning project that pits young people from Inverclyde head to head in a competition to secure their first foot on the career ladder.

They secured their new positions having succeeded in ‘The RecruitÂ’, a unique learning project that pits young people from Inverclyde head to head in a competition to secure their first foot on the career ladder. 

This year 29 students took part in the programme in the aim to work for one of nine local employers across Inverclyde. Putting in 400 hours over a 10 week period they were each put through their paces with a series of tasks and corporate challenges designed to develop key business, team work and communication skills.  

Webhelp UKÂ’s corporate challenge saw students visit the Scottish Engineer Training Centre where they were given hands-on experience of working life at Webhelp. The potential recruits were given the opportunity to try out their skills in a range of roles from engineering and maintenance to sales and customer experience management. 

2014 was the second year Webhelp participated in The Recruit, and last yearÂ’s selected recruits Joseph McBride, 17, from Gourock and Jonathon Nelson, 17, from Port Glasgow, are both continuing to enjoy careers with the company. 

WebhelpÂ’s involvement in The Recruit project is co-ordinated by GlasgowÂ’s Operations Manager; David Cooper. David said: 

“Being involved in the greater Glasgow community is a key objective for Webhelp and we see increased engagement with our people when we welcome new talent through the door.

“The Recruits will make an excellent addition to our team and we are all very pleased to be welcoming them on board. They all showed determination, a willingness to learn and a professionalism throughout the process and I have no doubt this will continue as they settle into their new roles.”

Better Service Process and Knowledge Manager, Suzanne Nichol, who works alongside David on the project, said:

“It’s fantastic to be part of this initiative. To be able to help young people gain work and life experience they would not perhaps otherwise be able to acquire brings a great sense of achievement for all of us at Webhelp.

“The talent we have seen has been wonderful and we look forward to working with them as they progress in their careers.”

Winners of Webhelp UK's 'The Recruit' challenge 2014


admin
Article by: admin

News & Insights

Recommended for you
Service Provider
Solution Designer
Technology Enabler
Blog
Webhelp: A key player in GSA’s Global Destination of the Year

Brandon Aitken, Chief Commercial Officer, Webhelp South Africa In October South Africa was named the Global Destination of the Year by the Global Sourcing Association. While this is great recognition, it’s unlikely to be a surprise to the people that work in our industry – nor to the clients that have been seduced by everything the country has to offer. An increasingly popular offshore...

News
Gobeyond merges with OEE consulting creating a customer experience leader

Webhelp, Europe’s BPO industry leader, accelerates differentiation with new consulting investment KKR backed Webhelp today announces the acquisition of OEE Consulting and its merger with gobeyond to create an industry leading customer experience (CX) transformation services business with...

Whitepaper
B2B Marketplaces are blossoming

Following our publication last year of " The Spring of B2B Marketplaces ": it is time to look back and to answer these questions: has there been some movement in the market? Have B2B players evolved in their marketplace business models? Is launching a new market observatory worthwhile? The answers...

News
Webhelp group agrees to acquire Sellbytel in transformational transaction

Acquisition strengthens Webhelp’s position in the European CRM BPO Market   Webhelp Group, a leading global BPO and customer experience company, today announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire 100% of Sellbytel Group. Sellbytel is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Omnicom...

Case Studies
Post Office Limited®

...

×

Webhelp Cookies Preference Centre

Strictly Necessary Cookies
The website requires the use of cookies for essential functional requirements and these are outlined in the cookies policy.

Enhanced Functional Cookies
Some features of this website use services provided by third parties websites. These features use cookies to implement their services on this website and may collect data about your visit to help them optimize their functionality. The Webhelp cookies policy outlines the cookies used by these services.

We have links to social networking such as Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn.
These websites are third party sites. We do not place cookies on their behalf, and do not have control over the way they collect or use your data.
We encourage you to read more about their policies:
Twitter
LinkedIn
Facebook