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After many months of planning, local award-winning recruitment consultancy, Plum Personnel, based in the heart of Solihull town centre has launched a new website which offers free online training and enables job applications to be made on the move.

Susie Ankrett, co-director of Plum Personnel commented, "The need for a responsive mobile friendly website is key to our recruitment strategy which is to ensure we continue to attract the very best local talent for our clients."

The new website combines all the features those considering their next career move will require. For example, the website will not only help facilitate their search for a new role but also give people the opportunity to develop new skills.

The website's unique 'Learning Zone' gives access to a wealth of training resources including video tutorials all of which are available on-line and completely free of charge.

The new website has been designed to meet the demand of those looking for their next career move as well as local employers seeking talented people. At a glance of the key features include:

  • Managing of job alerts and applications with 'Quick Apply' features to register and apply for a job whilst on the move.
  • Free tools and expert advice for employers on best recruitment practice.
  • The unique 'Learning Zone' which includes a suit of online training for Microsoft Office as well as career coaching videos from 'Top CV Secrets' to 'Boosting Your Confidence' and 'Interview Skills.'

"The new website streamlines many of the typical processes involved in registering, searching for a role and applying for a vacancy. This gives a much better experience and saves a considerable amount of time. Not only have we added lots more functionality, but we've made the site much easier to navigate and generally given it a slick, modern feel and look." Susie added.

Offering online training alongside recruitment services places Plum Personnel in a unique position as one of the only companies to do so in the country.

Since launching in 2001, Plum Personnel has successfully assisted thousands of individuals to find permanent and temporary roles throughout the solihull, Birmingham, Coventry and Warwickshire areas. The company has supported hundreds of companies and the NHS indentify and hire highly experienced and skilled individuals in a range of different roles from senior to junior levels.

To find out more, the new website is available at