RS Components Celebrates Recruitment Firm Partnership With Open Day

Jun 27, 2012, 12:45 ET from RS Components

CORBY, England, June 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --

Staffline hosting event for job seekers in the Corby area  

RS Components (RS), the trading brand of Electrocomponents plc (LSE:ECM), the world's leading high service distributor of electronics and maintenance products, including plumbing tools and fire extinguishers has joined with local recruitment firm Staffline to host an open day for job seekers in the area.

One of the leading employment agencies in the East Midlands, Staffline has filled over 1,700 warehouse vacancies at RS in the last 10 years, with 100 placements made in recent weeks. On the back of this success, Staffline has been awarded a contract to become the dedicated supplier of all customer services staff.

Ailsa Mather, Senior Contract Manager at Staffline commented: "Winning the contract to supply customer services personnel is testament to the success we have had in placing candidates at RS over the last few years. We are keen to recruit locally so meeting people at the open day will help make the recruitment process as smooth as possible when new positions become available. We are a committed partner to RS so are thrilled that our contract offers local people more of a one-stop-shop for their job needs."  

The open day is being held at Staffline's new offices in the Corby Enterprise centre on Friday 6th July from 10am to 6pm. Over 17's living in the local area are invited to drop in with their CV during the day where they will be able to find out more about RS and the role of Customer Services.

Jill Coles, Head of UK HR at RS commented: "The open day is a great opportunity for people to introduce themselves to the team and learn more about our growing business. We are the largest employer in Corby and offer our staff some fantastic benefits such as a variety of working patterns, childcare vouchers and cycle to work scheme, so there is plenty to find out about! We are looking forward to meeting everyone on the day which really marks a great partnership between us and Staffline."

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About RS Components

RS Components and Allied Electronics are the trading brands of Electrocomponents plc, the world's leading high service distributor of electronics and maintenance. With operations in 32 countries, we offer more than 550,000 products through the internet, catalogues and at trade counters to over one million customers, shipping more than 46,000 parcels on the same day the orders are received. Our products, sourced from 2,500 leading suppliers, include electronics, automation and control, test and measurement, electrical and mechanical components.

Electrocomponents is listed on the London Stock Exchange and in the last financial year ended 31 March 2012 had revenues of £1.27bn.

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