05 May 2023
The Food & Drink Industry Celebrate The King's Coronation
The Coronation of King Charles III is officially upon as we count down to the big event tomorrow...Whether you are hosting a party and want to grab some festive nibbles or you are looking for a limited-edition bottle of something special to mark the occasion, the Food & Drink industry have as alw...
08 March 2023
Celebrating International Women's Day at Alexander Steele
Today, we are celebrating International Women's Day and so there is no better time to sit down for a chat with our Operations Director and founder of our agency, Courtney Steele. With the news last month that women in board roles at UK’s biggest listed firms is above 40% for the first time in his...
21 February 2023
Video Interviews - The Do's And Don'ts For Your Best Chance Of Success
How we conduct business has shifted slowly over the last fifty years; mainly due to new resources, the birth of the internet and advances in technology. Gradually, more of our daily tasks were being conducted via the web and businesses started interacting with customers online but there has been...
19 January 2023
The Power of PRIME
Sports Drinks… Lucozade and Powerade have dominated the industry for years if not decades but in 2023 only one word dominates the market… PRIME.‘PRIME Hydration is a naturally flavoured beverage with 10% coconut water, BCAAs, antioxidants + electrolytes to help you refresh, replenish, and refuel...
08 November 2022
Passive Candidates – Why Our Network Is Your Most Valuable Tool
2022 has proven to be, without question, a candidate’s market; where each job seeker can afford to pick and choose their next job. We predict that attracting top talent will continue to be a challenge for businesses for some time to come. If you are currently seeking talent, you will probably ...
18 October 2022
Business Manchester - Gender Equality in Recruitment and Manufacturing
Both recruitment and manufacturing stand as hugely male dominated industries. Our Founder and Operations Director, Courtney Steele, feels strongly that this is the time for a change. Alexander Steele are actively empowering women within these industries to take advantage of the opportunities avai...
29 September 2022
The Scotsman - Edinburgh Recruitment Specialist Embarks On Hiring Spree Amid Record Revenues
This month, we were featured in The Scotsman Newspaper's print and online. They highlighted our recent achievements and most importantly, our expansion plans for the next 24 months. You can read the article below!
28 September 2022
Celebrating Our 4th Anniversary!
This month, Alexander Steele turned four! So far, it has been an incredible journey of ups, downs, challenges and successes and we were proud to be able to invite those who have supported us along the way to raise a toast and celebrate with us! A fantastic night was had by all as we enjoyed food...
20 September 2022
The Herald Agenda - Moving Fast Is Key To Helping Firms Fill Vacancies
As an expert in the recruitment and consumer goods industries; Managing Director, Richard Steele was recently asked to construct an opinion piece for The Herald Agenda. He highlights the effects of the pandemic, current trends within the sector and what he predicts for the next 12 months. You ca...
22 August 2022
Ask The Consultant - Your Promotion At Alexander Steele
Last month, we were overjoyed to give yet another one of our consultants a promotion. Tracey Fleming has only been working within recruitment for a year but for us, promotions are not solely based on time served or figures. Tracey is consistently growing as a consultant and is eager to learn mor...
11 August 2022
The Power of Local – Eco-conscious Rum business joins forces with Edinburgh Rugby
In the last few years, whether due to the pandemic, Brexit or awareness of our carbon-footprint; all of our world’s have become that little bit smaller. ‘Shop Local’ and ‘Locally sourced’ are phrases you will hear daily and the demand for products which support the local economy continues to inc...
06 June 2022
Ask The Consultant - Your New Role As Senior Recruitment Consultant
Last month we were pleased to announce the promotion of our longest standing team member, Clarke Smith. Clarke has shown consistent growth since he launched his career in recruitment and continues to show his value amongst his peers as he offers support and guidance to his colleagues. We are extr...
22 March 2022
Success At Alexander Steele - 3 Months In Recruitment and Consultant of The Month!
Sam Gilmour, our most recent addition to the Manchester team has impressed the whole company by navigating his way to consultant of the month in only his third month in the business... and working in recruitment! Sam joined us from a career in account management and his natural charisma teamed wi...
15 February 2022
Without The Rain, There Wouldn't Be Rainbows! - Alexander Steele's First 9 Months In Manchester
In June 2021 Alexander Steele opened it doors to our Manchester office. A big step for such a young business, and during a global pandemic no less. They do say you can’t run a business without taking risks... And here we are, almost 9 months later. 2021 was a highly successful year for Alexan...
07 January 2022
Ask The Consultant - Moving Into A Recruitment Career With Alexander Steele
Tracey is a rising star at Alexander Steele. After years in media sales, she decided that 2021 seemed like the right time for a change and began to pursue a career in recruitment. Since joining us, she has shown huge enthusiasm to learn resulting in her signing multiple new clients and placing he...
26 November 2021
Ask The Consultant - What It's Really Like To Be A New Consultant At Alexander Steele Recruitment
Tinashe joined our Manchester office in the summer and since then we have seen him go from strength to strength and receive glowing praise from new clients. He has embraced all that is the UK and Alexander Steele life and brought a new energy to our team. As his first quarter came to an end, we c...
19 October 2021
Summer May Be Over... But Summer Fridays Are Here To Stay!
It goes without saying that the last 18 months has been tough on everyone (except maybe Jeff Bezos!) and at Alexander Steele, it has, more than ever, opened our eyes to the value of our team. As a business, we take the mental and physical wellbeing of our staff seriously and creating a culture wh...
14 September 2021
Spotlight On... Bear Back - The Young Entrepreneur Breaking Into The Drinks Industry
“Fancy a hard seltzer?” It doesn’t exactly role off the tongue… but what about if I offered you a “Bear Back?” You’d be intrigued, wouldn’t you?That’s the goal of young drinks entrepreneur, Dougal Forsyth and his new hard seltzer brand; to get more people drinking from this modern product ca...
05 July 2021
The Bounce Back of Food-to-Go
March 2020 saw the Coronavirus pandemic spread and nationwide lockdowns enforced. Businesses across all sectors of the economy felt panic and uncertainty as we as a nation grappled with the unknown entity of having our freedoms restricted and our daily lives change overnight. As working from hom...
09 June 2021
Welcome to Alexander Steele - Manchester!
We are proud to announce our latest venture with the opening of Alexander Steele's second office, based out of Neo, Charlotte Street, Manchester. Following unprecedented success in our commercial department under the guidance of Greg Carroll, our Manchester office will be focused around an expan...