Thinking of making the move...

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Re: Thinking of making the move...

Post: # 60410Post pongolad
Wed Dec 02, 2009 6:21 pm

The Vicar wrote:
TheWanderer wrote:Barras - Highly unlikely you'd get in with a chance for an OM's job as an external candidate unless you came from a desk jockey civil service role. It really is not "Operational", but "Operations", hence desk based.
Your way off the mark there mate we have an OM in our region who managed a car park at Manchester Airport :x before
he was awarded an OMship. he does have a degree though as he regularly informs his under performing TMs and TOs :sldoh: A compleat and utter disgrace :slnak:
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I did a few of his 'training shifts'.......what a travesty :slr:

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Re: Thinking of making the move...

Post: # 60414Post xHx
Wed Dec 02, 2009 6:51 pm

Are any senior staff who come straight in from the outside treated with this lack of respect? Or is it just when they do not earn it in the first place?

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Re: Thinking of making the move...

Post: # 60417Post The Vicar
Wed Dec 02, 2009 11:10 pm

xHx wrote:Are any senior staff who come straight in from the outside treated with this lack of respect? Or is it just when they do not earn it in the first place?

xx
Respect is earned.
When senior managers listen to and support there workforce they will gain credibility and respect
and to there credit we do have some good OMs .
I think you can work the rest out from there :slgo:
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Re: Thinking of making the move...

Post: # 60677Post barras99
Fri Dec 18, 2009 12:07 pm

Thanks for your input people. I don't have a degree however I'm qualified to the rank of Sergeant in the Police. Left school at 18, blah blah...
The team managers role does seem to be the obvious choice with my experience and qualifications however money, as ever, is the big issue for me (as it is for everyone I'm sure).
How often have the recruitment campaigns come round? I notice the last Operations Manager was in October and obviously the team manager role has just closed. Anyone any recollection when the last ones were prior?

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Re: Thinking of making the move...

Post: # 60693Post Yogi
Fri Dec 18, 2009 2:24 pm

OM and TM recruitment seems to an annual event. The last TM one was exactly a year ago, and OM must have been roughly a year ago too..


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Re: Thinking of making the move...

Post: # 60694Post Bob Parr
Fri Dec 18, 2009 3:53 pm

xHx wrote:Are any senior staff who come straight in from the outside treated with this lack of respect? Or is it just when they do not earn it in the first place?

xx
Don't worry your pretty little head about that as a graduate entry, you'll have very little to do with us lot and will have grovelling office boot lickers snivelling around after you.

Just please try to remember that us lot on the front line are human that there is no black and white but lots of grey and we do a dammed good job considering all the barry white we have to put up with :slgo:
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Re: Thinking of making the move...

Post: # 60702Post Asap
Sat Dec 19, 2009 10:56 am

barras99 wrote:Thanks for your input people. I don't have a degree however I'm qualified to the rank of Sergeant in the Police.

Sorry don't bother your probably overqualified :slsa: :slsa:
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Re: Thinking of making the move...

Post: # 61100Post barras99
Mon Jan 04, 2010 9:30 am

I've registered my details with the candidate portal "talent pool" in relation to the Team Manager role.
Has anyone any experience of doing this? Do they ever respond?

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Re: Thinking of making the move...

Post: # 61105Post Bob Parr
Mon Jan 04, 2010 12:06 pm

They'll e-mail you when theyr'e recruiting for your region
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