Ionic goes back to school

Year 10 students at Stockport Academy were treated to a visit from Ionic Recruitment, a leading Construction, Social Housing and Maintenance Recruitment Agency to learn all about the world of entrepreneurship and offer advice on careers in construction.

Martyn Makinson, Managing Director at Ionic Recruitment, based in Warrington, visited the Academy to take part in the Founders4School Role Model Event. He was invited to take part thanks to an impressive CV, which includes over 18 years’ experience of operating within a wide range of industry sectors on a global scale. The event is designed to help students understand what entrepreneurs do and showcase entrepreneurship as a high impact career choice.

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Ionic provides input on latest Total Jobs construction jobs report

Totaljobs produced their first report on the Construction sector and Our Managing Director, Martyn Makinson, spoke to Totaljobs recently to offer his expert opinions on the recent growth in the sector and the gap between supply and demand.

In August 2013, there were more than 3,000 new jobs in the construction sector compared to August 2012. You may also have noticed that, over the past few months, the media has been full of stories about skills shortages and pressures on supplies hampering the UK’s construction industry growth.

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