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On Friday, 31st January, we held our 5th annual conference in the delightful setting of New Hall Hotel in Sutton Coldfield, Birmingham.

The day began with a review of our achievements in 2019 in which we grew our sales by 104%, retained and added some exceptional customers to our client base, and saw some phenomenal team and individual performances.

2019 was a year of significant change at Boden Group including new desks, promotions, new countries and much more and we celebrated some  key milestones including:

  • 17 newcomers into the team

  • 12 promotions across the business

  • Launched our international desk

In the 2nd part of the morning session, our MD James introduced our Four Pillars to becoming an EXCEPTIONAL business and what this can mean to our customers, candidates and our people. We split into groups to share ideas of how we use these pillars to strive to be exceptional and presented these back on stage.

  • Our People

  • Systems, Process & Technology

  • Client Relationships

  • Candidate Experience

Following a hearty lunch (and a couple of drinks) we began our “The Drumming Workshop”. Picture a group of 30 Recruiters attempting to master a South American Samba Percussion tune and you can probably hear the racket yourself!

The most memorable phrase of the afternoon was "I'm a lemon, and my names Bob!"

We then went off to get spruced up, while the venue transformed into a black-tie dinner and awards evening. We all enjoyed a three-course meal while delivering our end of year awards. The day and evening were magical and we’re looking forward to what 2020 brings Boden Group.

Congratulations to our award winners:

Newcomer of the year 2019 – Urba Bibi

Back Office Hero 2019 – Katie O’Cleary

Becoming the Expert Award 2019 – Adrian Jarrett

Leader of the Year 2019 – Ryan McNeil

Client Development 2019 – James Deeley

Top Biller – Perm 2019 – Elisha Gray

Top Biller – Temp 2019 – Ryan McNeil,/p>

Team of the Year 2019 – Perm –Engineering

Employee of the Year 3rd Place 2019 – Josh Greatrix

Employee of the Year 2nd Place 2019 – Elisha Gray

Employee of the Year 1st Place 2019 – Michael McAllister


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