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We deal with thousands of candidates looking for engineering jobs and often get asked similar questions regarding the recruitment process. 

Below we aim to answer the most frequently asked questions; if you have a question which isn’t addressed please leave a comment below or contact us via our social media channels.

Getting in Touch with Us

How can I contact a TXM Recruit consultant?
After registering, how long will it be before I am contacted by a member of staff?
What if my desired position / job I’m searching for isn't listed. Does that mean you won't be able to help me or you do not recruit for those types of roles?
If I send an email to info@txmrecruit.co.uk who will I be contacted by?

Finding Engineering Jobs

How do I search for a job on TXM Recruit?
How can I keep up-to-date with the latest positions?
What engineering sectors does TXM Recruit cover?
Do I have to check back on the website to make sure there haven't been any new jobs listed or will you get in contact with me?
What qualifications do I need to apply for a job?
How long does the process take from applying for a job to starting work?
What processes do you have in place for equal opportunities and reasonable adjustments?
I have a friend who is looking for a job in engineering, how do I refer them to you?
Do you fill positions abroad?
Do you recruit for temporary engineering positions?

Interview Preparation

What should I wear to my interview?
How do I prepare for an interview?


Getting in Touch with Us
How can I contact a TXM Recruit consultant? 

All of our recruitment consultants are on LinkedIn; alternatively you can visit our staff profile page to find out more about particular recruitment consultants and the areas they specialist in.

After registering, how long will it be before I am contacted by a member of staff?

We aim to speak to all candidates within a couple of days of receiving an uploaded CV. If you do not hear from us after this time, please give us a call on 0845 226 3454.

What if my desired position / job I’m searching for isn't listed. Does that mean you won't be able to help me or you do not recruit for those types of roles?

Sometimes we do recruit for additional disciplines so we advise you to register with us and we will get in contact if a relevant position comes up.

You can also stay up to date with us via Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn and Google+.

If I send an email to info@txmrecruit.co.uk who will I be contacted by?

Thisemail address comes into our main office in Milton Keynes. It will then be passed to the relevant person who can answer your enquiry.

You can expect to be contacted by the relevant sector head who will speak with you regarding any open positions we have and to find out more about your experience. Please include details about the sector you wish to work in and the types of positions you’re interested in.
 


Finding Engineering Jobs
How do I search for a job on TXM Recruit?

Simply visit our vacancy page and enter a specific job title

For example: CAD Designer, Project Manager, Rolling Stock Engineer.

Alternatively you can search by location or view all vacancies we have available.

Your results will display on the page and you can find out more details by clicking on the job title.

We also do regular job blogs, showing you the latest jobs we have by sector on TXM World.  

How can I keep up-to-date with the latest positions?

You can visit the TXM Recruit vacancy page for the latest engineering jobs or you can follow us on our social media accounts: Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Google+.

You can also sign up for our fortnightly newsletter to find out about new jobs, read useful tips on job hunting and to see what the TXM team are up to.  

What engineering sectors does TXM Recruit cover?

TXM Recruit is an established, specialist recruitment consultancy with a proactive, dynamic approach to permanent and temporary recruitment solutions.

We operate across a diverse range of industries including Automotive, Built Environment, Defence, Technology, Healthcare, Oil and Gas, General Engineering and Manufacturing, Motorsport and Rail and Projects.

Do I have to check back on the website to make sure there haven't been any new jobs listed or will you get in contact with me?

We always advise that you check the website every couple of days as new positions may have been posted.

However, if we have a position which we think suits your skills and experience, we will drop you an email or give you a call.

You can also stay up to date with us via Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn and Google+.

What qualifications do I need to apply for a job?

Qualifications and experience will differ across different positions. We advise you to read the job description carefully to make sure that your qualifications and experience match the position you’re applying for.

How long does the process take from applying for a job to starting work?

We aim to minimise the length of time it takes to start a new job as much as possible; we want to fill our positions with the best candidates as soon as we can!

However, sometimes landing that dream job can take time, especially if we are placing someone aboard and need to secure paperwork, so we will keep you updated with any developments as they happen.

What processes do you have in place for equal opportunities and reasonable adjustments?

We’re an equal opportunities employer and work with candidates to ensure specific requirements and reasonable adjustments are made for you during the selection process.

We can provide any of our documents in an alternative format, such as large print or a coloured background, and can provide assistance with registration should you have problems with the online form.

In the first instance, please contact Gavin Hanrahan on gavin.hanrahan@txmrecruit.co.uk or call him on 01908 222 880 to find out more.

Find out more information on our Equality and Diversity policies

I have a friend who is looking for a job in engineering, how do I refer them to you?

If you know anyone who is looking for an engineering job then please visit our ‘Send to a Friend’ page and fill out the required details.

Do you fill positions abroad?

Yes. Currently we have operations in the United Kingdom, Europe and the Middle East. Our teams at TXM Inc. deal with positions in America whilst 2XM place candidates in Australasia.  

We’re always expanding to new territories so it’s always worth checking for new positions.

Do you recruit for temporary engineering positions?

Yes we do. Our solutions include temporary recruitment, permanent recruitment, master vendor solutions and preferred Supplier arrangements.
 


Interview Preparation
What should I wear to my interview?

We ask that you dress in smart, business attire for any interview you attend.

How do I prepare for an interview?

There are many things you can do in order to prepare for an interview. We regularly update our blog with content designed to help you during the job hunting process.

Below is a selection of articles which will help you prepare for a new job:
5 Interview Tips for Success 
Using LinkedIn to Get Your Dream Job 
5 Things Recruiters Look for on Your CV 
Detoxing Your CV 





                     
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