Recruit London delivers again for City West Homes: Maria’s Case Study for Cotswold Outdoor West End Store.
Maria is a recent graduate who was struggling to find work in a city that she adores. With the guidance of our free recruitment service, Recruit London Maria found her place as a sales assistant in Cotswold Outdoor in Piccadilly Circus and has successfully sustained 26 weeks of employment since December 2017.
Maria was referred to Ilona Wilk, our Heart of London Workplace Coordinator by Esther, Learning & Employment Advisor from the Resident Engagement and Opportunities Team at City West Homes.
Ilona met Maria at our offices for a pre-screening session where they discussed suitable employment options. Maria was looking for an opportunity within the retail industry. After a dedicated one to one session with Maria, Ilona contacted several Heart of London business members, who she believed had some suitable job openings and within a short period of time, arranged an interview with Cotswold Outdoor in Piccadilly Circus.
Maria successfully secured her employment with Cotswold Outdoor store in Piccadilly. Since her appointment, Maria has received tailored support and mentoring, and remains in her position till to this day. Maria developed her skills, advanced her knowledge and has progressed further within her role. Maria is now a valuable staff member.
During the actual recruitment process and throughout Maria’s employment, Cotswold Outdoor received comprehensive support from our dedicated Workplace coordinator, Ilona Wilk.
Thomas, Cotswold Outdoor Piccadilly Store Manager:
“Working with Ilona from Recruit London has generated an amazing and useful relationship. The team are now always supporting us with recruitment, selecting the best staff to fit our business needs. Ilona has amazing communication skills and is always on the other end of the phone if we need anything, even if it’s just a little support electing candidates for our business. Ilona has placed a lot of people who have been looking for work across London in our store. I am very happy to be working with Ilona. She has effectively helped us choose the best talent out there so we can develop our staff into management positions, helping them to start an amazing career in retail.”