ATA Recruitment Blog

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April 17, 2019

Whether you’re an employer wanting to recruit engineers and gain a better understanding of average engineering salaries, or an engineer just wanting to ensure that…

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As the Easter Bank Holiday approaches, our Talent Acquisition Manager, Rachael Bailey, has been reflecting on how the long weekend actually poses a great opportunity…

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April 16, 2019

In 1903, brothers Wilbur and Orville Wright achieved the first powered and controlled airplane flight, flying at 852 feet for 59 seconds. Their innovative engineering…

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April 11, 2019

There are currently over 9,800 miles of railway in the UK, carrying over 1.5 billion passengers per year. The growth of rail within the UK…

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April 9, 2019

Born in April 1806, Isambard Kingdom Brunel was a prolific structural engineer responsible for building over 1,000 miles of railway in the UK. A key…

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April 8, 2019

In 2018, the Institution of Mechanical Engineers reported that the STEM skills gap costs the UK 1.5bn each year. The report identified that 9 in…

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April 4, 2019

ATA Recruitment Operations Director, Paul Dickens, started with us shortly after University as a Trainee Recruitment Consultant. Now running the operations of the business, Paul…

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April 3, 2019

Now that we’re into April, this week marks the launch of Network Rail’s Control Period 6. Often referred to as CP6, the strategic business plan…

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March 26, 2019

In September 2017, SCX and SCX Special Projects Ltd announced that it had been chosen to supply the world’s first dividing retractable football pitch to…

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March 25, 2019

In January, we launched a recruiter newsletter that’s designed to add real value to recruiters by providing insightful content that helps them to recruit better….

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