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News archive for March 2015

We have pledged

Posted: 31st March 2015 in Company News

Agenda are pleased to announce that they are supporting the Humber Skills Pledge. As an Investor in People, Agenda are passionate about training and supporting continual professional development.


Case Study of an Animal Technologist

Posted: 20th March 2015 in Company News

Animal technology is a specialist profession responsible for the care and welfare of laboratory animals. It develops treatments for diseases like diabetes, new methods of diagnosis, carries out scientific research.


Case Study of a Facility Manager

Posted: 20th March 2015 in Industry News

All positions within Animal Technology are specialists and the people that hold these positions are specialists who are committed to animal care and welfare when working with laboratory animals.


A Caring Career

Posted: 18th March 2015 in Industry News

Animal Technology is a caring career and the IAT (Institute of Animal Technology) have captured it perfectly in their latest career video. The latest IAT careers video captures views from real Animal Technicians.


How good is your induction program?

Posted: 11th March 2015 in Company News

The welfare of the people who care for animals is at the centre of Agenda Resource Management’s Welfare First program as we believe that great animal welfare depends upon well trained and dedicated individuals who care passionately about animals and welfare.


See you in Bonnie Scotland?

Posted: 10th March 2015 in Company News

If you are going to the Institute of Animal Technology Congress this year we look forward to seeing you.


Agenda's charity hits the headlines

Posted: 10th March 2015 in Industry News

Agenda is pleased to announce that their chosen charity for 2015, Medical Detection Dogs has hit the BBC news with Frankie the Dog.


Agenda breaks charity fundraising record

Posted: 04th March 2015 in Company News

Agenda is delighted to announce that it has managed to break its fundraising record by raising a superb total of £1500 for Marie Curie during 2014.


Agenda announces 2015 charity

Posted: 04th March 2015 in Company News

Agenda is delighted to announce that its chosen charity for 2015 will be Medical Detection Dogs


1 in 3 UK workers plan to move jobs in 2015

Posted: 04th March 2015 in Permanent Recruitment

New survey data from the Association of Professional Staffing Companies (APSCo) show that professional recruitment firms have 29% more vacancies on their books than at the same time last year. This rise in vacancies comes at the same time as research by the Institute of Leadership & Management shows that 37% of workers are planning to moving from their current employment in 2015 compared with just 19% in 2014 and 13% in 2013.


2015 Salary Survey

Posted: 04th March 2015 in Industry News

Agenda’s salary survey is the most comprehensive resource available to compare animal technologist salaries and benefits and it is available now.


Do you have any questions?

Posted: 04th March 2015 in Permanent Recruitment

‘Do you have any questions?’ is the age old way for an interview to be brought to a close. Sometimes the questions that the candidate asks at this point of the interview can reveal more about their character and the reasons for wanting to work for a company than the rest of the interview.


A little bit of light relief

Posted: 04th March 2015 in Industry News

The reasons people give for being off sick can become very inventive. They can be a bit similar to when you were at school and the dog ate your homework. Here is a list of 20 hard to believe excuses used for ‘throwing a sickie’:


UK wages to rise above inflation during 2015

Posted: 04th March 2015 in Permanent Recruitment

Good news for those people who have seen their wages stagnate in recent times, a recent article in The Guardian business section suggests that wages in Britain will rise above inflation in 2015 for the first time in eight years.


National Minimum Wage recommended to rise by 3%

Posted: 04th March 2015 in Permanent Recruitment

The Low Pay Commission who advises the government on the minimum wage is to recommend a 3% increase this year.


Recruiting and job hunting by using Social Media

Posted: 04th March 2015 in Permanent Recruitment

Social media are increasingly being used by companies to reach out to candidates, with the use of sites like LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter being especially popular.


Need some EGGstra help?

Posted: 02nd March 2015 in Company News

Easter is a popular time for staff to take a hard earned rest which is why Agenda is here to help!