Nominations open for REC Council
13 Apr 2012
Nominations for the Recruitment and Employment Confederation’s Council elections open today. Corporate and Individual IRP members can to apply for a position as one of 10 available REC Council Directorships by the deadline of Friday 27th April.
Directors are expected to commit at least 10 days a year to REC business, and are responsible for ensuring the REC is managed for the benefit of members and promoting the success of the REC.
Following the success of last year’s new online voting system – all REC and IRP members will once again be able to vote online to elect new Council members. Online voting will run from 18th May until 11th June and the election results will be announced at the REC’s AGM in London on 13th June 2012.
Announcing the opening of nominations the REC’s Chief Executive Kevin Green said:
“Serving on our Council is a really great way to make a contribution towards influencing not just the direction of the REC, but of the recruitment industry as a whole. I would urge anyone who feels passionately about working in recruitment and improving standards to come forward and stand for the Council.
“Recruitment is a really varied and diverse business and it’s vital that our Council reflects this through being representative and accountable. We are really keen to receive nominations from members working across all sectors and all regions of the UK.”
For more information and to find out how to put yourself forward or to nominate a colleague go to www.rec.uk.com/2012AGM. Nomination forms can be downloaded from the REC website and must be sent by post to The Company Secretary, REC, 15 Welbeck Street, London, W1G 9XT to be received no later than 5pm Friday 27th April 2012.