Meet the Busy Bee team!
We are a friendly, professional recruitment team holding over 25 years of combined recruitment experience. We are looking to become the most reputable local agency for providing the best staffing solutions across East Anglia.
Busy Bee Recruitment provides affordable, bespoke recruitment services to businesses across East Anglia including; Cambridgeshire, Suffolk and Norfolk. We take every opportunity seriously and are passionate about finding just the right match for every client and candidate.
People often ask us why we chose recruitment. The answer is YOU. We love people! Our team loves to make people happy. We love going home knowing we’ve made someone’s day, week, year, or hopefully their career.
Kayleigh Bysouth CertRP MREC
Kayleigh founded Busy Bee Recruitment Ltd in 2017 although her recruitment career started much earlier. Back in 2012, Kayleigh joined the industry as a Trainee Consultant and quickly gained her Certificate in Recruitment Practice (CertRP). Now, holding over 8 years’ experience recruiting across Engineering, Commercial and Technical positions Kayleigh is now a corporate member of the Institute in Recruitment Practice (MIRP) and takes more of a supportive role within the business helping to train and guide her team through their own successes. One of Kayleigh’s more notable achievements recently has been the accolade of winning Business Person of the Year at the Ely Business Awards 2019.
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Donna joins the organisation as our Associate Company Director. Strengthening the leadership team Donna will be looking to take the company in new directions and disrupt the current marketplace. Donna offers a wealth of experience spanning over 17 years in Senior Management roles within the recruitment industry specialising across both Commercial and Engineering sectors. Having started her early recruitment career in temporary staffing Donna is also able to add value to our temporary and interim division. Looking to lead the company through significant growth Donna has long term personal visions for the business which will see the company expansion plans put into active play. Donna is a loyal and hardworking manager, someone who will sit amongst the team and motivate good performance while increasing individual skill sets within the organisation.
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Courtney joined us in a newly formed role in 2019, the purpose of Courtney’s position will be to provide support to both our existing client base and to introduce new prospects to the company. Having worked her way up through the ranks in the recruitment industry from Administrator to Consultant and now her new position Courtney understands the importance of nurturing good relationships. You will see Courtney out and about at local networking meetings as she becomes the face of Busy Bee Recruitment. If you see her don’t forget to take a business card and say hello!
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Rachel Housden AREC
Recruitment ManagerRachel joined the business with previous experience in recruiting staff across various positions in a range of different sectors. Now holding over 4 years’ experience Rachel is our Recruitment Manager overseeing all sectors from Engineering through to Commercial; Rachel recently became a qualified recruiter undertaking her Certificate in Recruitment Practice (CertRP) and is now focusing on her Level 3 Diploma in Human Resource Management with a view to becoming our Trainer for all new starters joining The Hive.
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Fausta joined The Hive and has quickly progressed from Recruitment Consultant to her recently promoted Senior position. Fausta has played a key part in the growth of our temporary division significantly utilising her experience from managing up 300 temps at any one time, working with Enterprise organisations such as Amazon, DHL and Hermes. Fausta now recruits for permanent and temporary staff across all sectors including; Sales, Marketing, Admin, Customer Service, Engineering, Industrial, Manufacturing and Finance. Fausta thrives under pressure and enjoys being the saviour to many of our clients and candidates in their time of need!
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Bethany is the very first apprentice to the Busy Bee team, currently studying her Level 2 NVQ in Business Administration at Cambridge Regional College. Bethany is now providing daily support to our consultants and managing our weekly payroll process. A confident communicator Bethany is also responsible for meeting and greeting all our candidates to the business. Bethany aspires in the future of studying her AAT Qualification and progressing into managing the Administration and Accounts for the business.
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Shannon Fox AREC
Shannon joins the business with previous experience in recruiting staff across various positions in a range of different sectors from Industrial, Engineering, Manufacturing to Marketing, Tech and Digital. Holding over 3.5 years’ experience Shannon joins as a Senior Recruitment Consultant overseeing vacancies on both a permanent and temporary basis. Having worked with a wide range of candidates and clients Shannon brings both confidence and professionalism to our team.
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Oliver joins the team with over 12 months experience in recruiting professionals across a broad range of industries including Industrial, Manufacturing, Drivers, Warehouse and anything in between! Prior to recruitment, Oliver came from a strong sales and customer service background and offers a motivating approach to his work, he thrives under pressure and is able to find quick solutions to urgent requirements! With his hard-working honest approach, he has the ability to deal with high volume recruitment whilst delivering a professional service.
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