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Laura Preston shortlisted for Temporary Consultant of the Year for the 2018 IRP Awards

17/09/18 Tina Patel Marketing Specialist

Redline Group, the Permanent & Contract high technology and engineering recruitment specialist are pleased to announce Laura Preston, Senior Consultant for Redline’s Contract and Interim Division has been shortlisted amongst eleven others for Temporary Consultant of the Year for the REC’s Institute of Recruitment Professionals (IRP) Awards.

The prestigious recruitment awards celebrate the best and brightest in recruitment for 2018. For ten years, the IRP Awards has been celebrating the best practice and professional excellence of our inspirational members.

Laura has been at Redline for over four years. Earlier this year she was promoted to Senior Consultant in October 2017 and also nominated Employee of the Month by Redline’s staff and senior management team in honour of her outstanding performance and in recognition of her passion and dedication to Redline Group. She was awarded the REC Level 3 Certificate in Recruitment Practice (QCF), further demonstrating her commitment to continued professional development.

Laura has also qualified for Redline’s six-monthly Sales Conference which invites the top performing Consultants and Managers from Redline’s 60+ strong team to step back from the hustle of managing multiple recruitment projects, to review and analyse the last 6 months’ performance, and seek new ways to identify, attract and deliver the best technology talent to the high-tech and engineering sectors. This was the 5th sales conference in succession she has qualified for and she has just secured qualification for her 6th Sales Conference.

For the majority of 2018, Laura has dedicating her spare time to training for numerous marathons, with a challenge to complete no less than ten 10KM runs to raise money for Kidney Cancer UK after her Uncle-In-Law sadly passed away in late 2016 from the disease. She has now successfully completed all 10 runs and in a further challenge she has added a Half Marathon in October, as well as entering herself into the ballot for the London Marathon for 2019 to continue her fundraising.

Laura comments:

I am both honoured and delighted to be nominated for such a prestigious award. I thoroughly enjoy my work and providing an excellent level of service to both candidates and clients alike and I look forward to joining other nominees and my colleagues to celebrate in November.

 Daniel Saddi, Contract and Interim Associate Director comments:

I am extremely pleased Laura has been recognised for her outstanding and consistent effort, delivering a first-class recruitment service to clients and candidates. Laura is a role model to her colleagues, has an enviable desire to succeed and seeks self-improvement in every task.

To be nominated for the UK’s most prestigious award is an exceptional accolade and only the beginning I’m sure. Well done Laura!

 Peter Livingstone, Contract and Interim Director comments:

Over the last 10 years, the renowned IRP Awards has seen over 190 winners, 1,150 shortlisted recruiters and companies, and thousands more recruitment professionals come together to celebrate the best of our industry.

Unmatched in prestige, the IRP Awards are the only recruitment sector awards hosted by the REC and present a unique platform upon which to celebrate the successes of the brightest recruitment professionals and companies in the UK.

Winning an IRP Award is the most impressive industry recognition an individual or company can achieve and is unique in raising awareness towards the positive role models whose exceptional work, candidate care and client relations set the bar for all recruitment professionals and businesses to aspire to.

Redline looks forward to joining and supporting Laura at the Royal Lancaster in London on the 29th November to celebrate the best of the best in the recruitment industry.