LONDON, ENGLAND, February 22, 2013 /24-7PressRelease/
-- Recruitment staff in HCL's Healthcare and Fairstaff divisons have become members of the Institute of Recruitment Professionals
(IRP) in a move to equip every member of staff with the best skills in the sector.
44 members of HCL staff will gain recognition in the industry with access to research, surveys, polls, client marketing kits, member only websites and more.
Miles Davis, Managing Director of HCL Healthcare
and HCL Fairstaff
, strongly believes in advancing the recruitment profession continually by investing in the frontline.
"Our consultants are at the face, heart and soul of our organisation and this is what sets us apart from other agencies. Our people build strong relationships and genuinely want to make a difference by bringing the best jobs and most talented healthcare professionals together. By making them IRP members, we're equipping them with all the tools they need to succeed - and succeed in the best way." Mr Davis said.
The IRP was founded by the Recruitment & Employment Confederation (REC) in 2009 to meet the ever-increasing needs of professionals who deliver the UK's recruitment services.
REC Head of IRP & Qualifications, Richard Charnock says the core purpose of the IRP is to ensure individual recruiters are recognised as a member of a professional industry that is committed to upholding best practice, world-class recruitment standards and providing the best possible service to clients and candidates.
"As a recruitment professional, your reputation is everything. The IRP equips members with the necessary tools to demonstrate commitment, professionalism and to add value to their service to candidates and clients."Mr Charnock said.
"All IRP members sign up to the IRP Code of Ethics and Professional Conduct which demonstrates their commitment to practicing the very highest standards of principled and professional recruitment."
About the Recruitment & Employment Confederation (REC)
The Recruitment & Employment Confederation (REC) is the professional body for the recruitment industry. The REC represents 3,776 corporate members who have branches across all regions of the UK. The REC's Corporate Members are also asked to encourage their employees to join the IRP as part of their career development programme. Find out more about the REC at www.rec.uk.com
For any further information, contact HCL Communications and PR Manager Laura Ackland on +44 (0) 207 451 1448.About HCL plc
HCL plc, headquartered in London, was formed in 2003 and is a leading provider of staffing solutions in the health and social care sectors. HCL supplies over 2,000 temporary and permanent doctors, nurses, allied health professionals, qualified social workers and administration & clerical staff to public and private sectors every week. We are an international company with offices in the UK and Australia and recruitment drives in Europe. For more information please visit our website at www.hclplc.com
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