Before Jenrick I worked as an Operations Assistant for a Film and TV Hire Specialists company. I was involved in every aspect of the company, from managing logistics and organising sales quotations, to face to face interaction with clients and the hands on delivery process.
I wanted to utilise my people skills by delving into a more sales based role, I wanted to join a growing company that offers plenty of development and training to take your career into the next step. Recruitment was attractive to me because of the great feeling you achieve when placing people into the careers that they dream of.
I found out about Jenrick when I was contacted by another recruitment company in the local area. I researched Jenrick online immediately after and was very impressed by everything I saw about them. It was a positive outlook from the start.
The whole feeling I got from the team in the interview process really attracted me to Jenrick, everyone got on with each other and were all motivated to helping each other to achieve great things for themselves and the company. The office was new and had a good feel to it, the company website was informative, creative and refreshing, and the passion the employees had for their job was motivational.
I currently work as a Service Delivery Consultant for Jenrick IT. I hope to gain lots of vital experience and knowledge in the future, I hope to find out more about the IT roles that are available in the industry and hone my communication skills even further.
I am a very keen golfer and play as as often as I can outside of work. I am regularly out with my friends during the evenings and on weekends. I love travelling and am always looking to plan the next holiday to a different location, be that sunny or snowy!
The Jenrick Group is regarded as one of the leading recruitment companies within the UK and is a four time "Sunday Times Top 100 Company to Work For".
With 13 years within IT Recruitment, having progressed from a Consultant through to Senior Management. Through-out this time I have worked across multiple disciplines working with clients and candidates across Data, Development and Programme Management to name a few; I have a breadth of experience working with SME’s through to FTSE 100 companies, anything focussed around helping organisations through Technology Transformations is what I love to do.
The opportunity to work with an established business that is renowned for its Service and Relationships- Jenrick is very highly thought of amongst its existing clients and provided me with a great platform to build upon.
I am Managing the already brilliant existing team but hoping to pass some of my experience of growing Technology Recruitment brands within London to the Jenrick IT brand.
I hope to be able to help the existing team improve themselves both professionally and personally through coaching, training, mentoring and I am also hoping to grow the Jenrick IT office whilst maintaining that core culture that made me join in the first place.
I used to play a lot of sports, particularly football as I was an all round avid sports fan but now with a young family I spend most of my time with my 1 year old son. When time allows it I try to see family and friends and socialise.
2018 wasn’t a particularly straightforward year, there were many factors such as Brexit - big political decisions that came with that and on top of that the media were forecasting a slowdown of UK GDP growth. All this gave the feeling of doom and gloom. Thankfully due to the great British resolve, for the most part, these factors were sidelined by businesses with the attitude of ‘We just need to get on with it, irrespective’. For us as a business it did really feel like business as usual, just with a side of caution.
Software as a service will boost 2019 enterprise software spending 8.3 percent. Overall, IT spending will grow 3.2 percent in 2019.
Global IT spending is expected to grow 3.2 percent in 2019 to $3.8 trillion as enterprise software, cloud and digital transformation projects boost growth, according to Gartner.
The projection, outlined at Gartner's Symposium/ITXpo in Orlando, accounts for a shift to everything as a service. John-David Lovelock, an analyst at Gartner, noted that enterprises are shifting to pay for use models and that's impacting for the forecast.
For instance, software as a service will boost 2019 enterprise software spending 8.3 percent. IT services will grow at a 4.7 percent clip in 2019 due to digital transformation. Data center systems spending will grow 1.6 percent in 2019 since enterprises are more inclined to go cloud than buy their own gear.
The growth in IT spending is due to a favorable business climate, but there are a bevy of wild cards including tariffs and currency fluctuations.
Other key points from Gartner: