Related posts:No related photos. Eastern Contracting is increasing its workforce by a tenth despite a tighttrading climate. The electrical engineering company aims to add around 100 new electriciansand electrical engineers to its 1,000 strong workforce because it is expectingan increase in telecoms and utilities contracts. Mark Jones, HR director at Eastern Contracting, has started recruitingthrough newspapers and is building up a database of people who want to work forthe company. He said, “The electrical contracting labour market has been buoyantover the past two years but has certainly tightened up over the past six months.”There is currently a real skills shortage of electricians. They arevery hard to find as not many are out of work at the moment.” He believes that the company’s people-focused strategy will help it recruit.”Our HR strategy is very much to train and develop our staff and nurturetheir careers. This is very different to some of our competitors which work toa ‘hire and fire’ approach.” The company has an annual turnover of £53m and was formed in 1998 from amanagement buyout of Eastern Electricity Contracting. The Engineering Employers Federation is predicting that up to 60,000 jobscould be lost in the engineering sector next year. Previous Article Next Article Electrical sector searches for new talentOn 20 Nov 2001 in Personnel Today Comments are closed.
Jose Mourinho’s protracted appointment as the new Manchester United manager was confirmed on Friday – and his first words did not go down well with many Chelsea fans on Twitter.The Portuguese, who won eight trophies in two spells at Stamford Bridge, told MUTV: “There is a mystique and a romance about it which no other club can match.”That angered a number of Blues supporters still reeling from his sacking in December.I appreciate Jose is at a big club like Man United But the whole “no club can match” talk is upsetting to hear. #CFC fans always stood by u— Sean Murphy (@Seanie1492) May 27, 2016“no other club can match” seriously jose! you are no more one of us. the love story end right here. #CFC— Al-Usmàn Ismail (@CFCied04) May 27, 2016So this is what you get for supporting a manager unconditionally. Jose, no #MUFC fan will ever love you more than a #CFC fan. Good luck.— Manan Rindani (@TheMananRindani) May 27, 2016Thank you for the memories, Jose. As you said – love stops once a person joins a rival. I’m going to live up to that. #CFC #Chelsea #myclub— Karun Sondhi (@EICFC) May 27, 2016Can’t take away what he did at the club but jose’s definitely tarnished his legacy with this move #cfc— Owen Pocock (@OwenP91) May 27, 2016Jose Mourinho’s sacking upset many Chelsea supportersJose in red hurts more than Frank in light blue #cfc— Jamie Lane (@Laneohh) May 27, 2016Still strange seen Jose as @ManUtd manager #heartbreaking #cfc #onceabluealwaysablue— Terry marshall (@Terry__Marshall) May 27, 2016Still feel sick that Jose has joined them. What were we thinking? Jose is our best ever! #CFC— Stuart Buchan (@sbuchan07) May 27, 2016The Jose saga is like seeing your twice dumped ex going out with the guy you suspected she was flirting with. #CFC— #Symbelmynë (@Namith_117) May 27, 2016Many United fans unsurprisingly lapped up his words and looked forward to Mourinho working his magic at Old Trafford.Jose on United: “There is a mystique and a romance about it which no other club can match.”No truer words have been spoken. #Mufc #cfc— Lucas (@Lucas_MUtd) May 27, 2016There’s a mystique and romance about #mufc 100% correct Jose, #cfc doesn’t come close to what this club is about, the future looks good 😎— Rab Mc™ (@rabmcnaught) May 27, 2016“There is a mystique and a romance about it which no other club can match.” Well that’s me buttered up! #MUFC #SpecialOne #WelcomeJose— Jim Warrington (@bigjaap) May 27, 2016Welcome to the greatest football team in the world Jose #WelcomeMourinho #mufc— Bryan Kane (@BryanKane85) May 27, 2016Mr. Philosophy is now history and Jose is finally ours. Congrats to Jose and all #mufc fans. Exciting times ahead#WelcomeJose— The Special One (@MouTheTactician) May 27, 2016Follow West London Sport on TwitterFind us on Facebook
Final line: 4 points, 4 rebounds, 2 assists.Jones … OAKLAND – As the Warriors attempt to fine tune in the preseason, the competition for the team’s opening starting center is starting to heat up.In Saturday’s 114-110 loss to the Minnesota Timberwolves, hopefuls Damian Jones (who got the starting nod), Kevon Looney and Jordan Bell each had a chance to make an impression for the role.Here’s a breakdown of each player’s performance.(Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)Damian Jones
Chelsea boss Lampard delighted with Kante goalscoring performanceby Paul Vegasa month agoSend to a friendShare the loveChelsea manager Frank Lampard was not surprised with N’Golo Kante’s performance against Liverpool on Sunday.The France international has been stricken with injuries so far this season, but bounced back to score a wonderful goal in the 2-1 loss to the Reds at Stamford Bridge.Speaking after the game, Lampard said: “We end up being not surprised with Kante, which is not fair on him really.”He did it in the Super Cup without training, he did it today with probably not match-fit training, but he’s so important for us you put him in the team and he showed his qualities.Lampard also had special praise for young defende Fiyako Tomori.”I have to single out Tomori. For a young player like him to go up against Mo Salah, who is lethal, and deal with him for pace and in the mind, I thought was class. Everything he did was. Those are the signs I’m looking for individually.” About the authorPaul VegasShare the loveHave your say
Berbatov says Man Utd need shot of passion for Arsenal clashby Paul Vegasa month agoSend to a friendShare the loveFormer Manchester United striker Dimitar Berbatov says they need a shot of passion for Monday’s clash with Arsenal.United will welcome the north Londoners to the Theatre of Dreams on the back of two disappointing results, a 2-0 defeat to West Ham and an unconvincing penalty shootout victory over League One side Rochdale.”United’s game against Arsenal will be their biggest test in the league so far,” Berbatov told Betfair.“United will have some advantage of playing at Old Trafford, but when there results haven’t been going for you, you know the fans will be a little impatient, you can think too much about it, make mistakes and it becomes a difficult situation.“Sometimes when I have watched them I have noticed that United are have been too soft against the opposition, they need to be tough in their challenges, show them who’s in charge and let them know that this is f*****g Old Trafford.” About the authorPaul VegasShare the loveHave your say
TagsTransfersAbout the authorPaul VegasShare the loveHave your say Ex-Man City coach Simon Davies under pressure at Anderlechtby Paul Vegas22 days agoSend to a friendShare the loveSimon Davies is under pressure at Anderlecht.The former Manchester City youth coach is Vincent Kompany’s No2 at the Belgian giants.But after a dismal start to the season, HLN says Anderlecht chiefs are seeking to add greater expertise to the bench.The move has the support of Kompany – with Davies the most likely to make way.Craig Bellamy is also under the spotlight, with the Welshman currently reserves coach.
Alabama football certainly is not down – the Crimson Tide were the No. 1 seed in this past year’s College Football Playoff before losing to Ohio State. But the program has gone two years without winning the national title, so it’s fair to say that Alabama is no longer a “dynasty” in the true sense of the word. Two Crimson Tide signees are looking to change that fact.Adonis Thomas and Damien Harris – two of the highest-rated recruits in the country this past year – had a nice little Twitter exchange Saturday morning. It began with Harris wishing Thomas a happy birthday, and quickly morphed into the topic of winning rings and bringing the dynasty back. Check it out:Happy Birthday boss @_SimplyThatGuy5— Damien Harris (@DHx34) February 28, [email protected] appreciate it big timer! Only a few more months till we go get these rings— Adonis Thomas (@_SimplyThatGuy5) February 28, [email protected]_SimplyThatGuy5 you already know what we about to do— Damien Harris (@DHx34) February 28, [email protected] bring that dynasty back— Adonis Thomas (@_SimplyThatGuy5) February 28, 2015Alabama never rebuilds – it reloads. If Harris, Thomas and the rest of the No. 1 ranked recruiting class pans out as expected, they’re going to have a real shot at following through here.
Rufus Warren MSU CheerleaderMississippi State offensive lineman Rufus Warren is listed at 6-foot-7, 299 pounds on the school’s website. He has to handle large, athletic SEC defensive linemen on a regular basis, but when it came time to lift up an SEC cheerleader today, Warren wasn’t sure how to handle it.Here’s the video of Warren lifting up an MSU cheerleader. He does the job, but admittedly wasn’t too steady and seemed quite happy to be put her down as soon as possible.VIDEO: We are on our way to the coliseum, but first Rufus Warren tried out to be a cheerleader. #HailState pic.twitter.com/8dej0QMc7v— MSU Football (@HailStateFB) July 16, 2015Warren will probably take some good-natured ribbing for that, but he seemed pretty comfortable laughing at himself.
SchefterAdam Schefter recently had a sit-down interview with Greg Hardy. The interview (in parts and in full) has been shown across ESPN’s platforms today.You can view some of the interview here. In the interview, Hardy, who is currently unsigned after playing for the Dallas Cowboys in 2015, says he has never hit a woman. Hardy was referencing the 2014 incident with his former girlfriend in which he allegedly hit her multiple times, causing what appeared to be significant injuries. The former Carolina Panther was charged and convicted, but the case was thrown out in 2015 after Hardy appealed. “I’ve never put my hand on any woman,” Hardy says.Schefter appeared on The Dan Patrick Show this morning to discuss the interview. A transcript of some of what Schefter said: Schefter: What he meant by that was he feels like he should not have put himself in that situation around that woman at that time of night around alcohol, and that was his mistake he should never have done that. But in his mind he swears he never put a finger on this woman. And people can believe what they want.Patrick: Do you believe it?Schefter: Doesn’t matter what I believe Dan, right?—–Schefter: I went in with the idea that this guy is a monster. I came out of there with a very different feeling. I came out of there feeling this is a guy who has managed to say the wrong things at the wrong time.Schefter is now getting crushed for what he’s said about Hardy and for interviewing him. One of his colleagues, Michelle Beadle, even criticized him on-air on ESPN for giving the NFL defensive lineman a platform. For the love of f&[email protected] Dude doesn’t admit to wrongdoing. Dude has changed? I give the hell up.— Michelle Beadle (@MichelleDBeadle) April 5, 2016Beadle isn’t alone, either.Posting illegally obtained medical records didnt activate the integrity gene of Schefter. So a softball Q&A with a womanizer wouldn’t either— Marshall (@M_W_19) April 5, 2016Greg Hardy interview…WTF? https://t.co/JYFcmhDVkl— Melissa Jacobs (@thefootballgirl) April 5, 2016Hardy’s comments were bad. But the fact that ESPN and Schefter gave him a platform for redemption is even worse: https://t.co/9NLFgULiuj— Lindsay Gibbs (@linzsports) April 5, 2016If ESPN decided on its own to send Schefter to interview Hardy instead of Rachel Nichols or Jeremy Schapp or Bob Ley, well, that’s a problem— Jimmy Traina (@JimmyTraina) April 5, 2016Of course Adam Schefter bought into Greg Hardy’s bullshit: https://t.co/4vre5nvXAV— Deadspin (@Deadspin) April 5, 2016Schefter discussed the interview in-depth on The Dan Patrick Show today, but he’s likely going to have to further defend his position in the coming days.
APTN National NewsOTTAWA–Hundreds gathered in the shadow of the Peace Tower on Parliament Hill Thursday, waving flags and placards, drumming and dancing, in one of the largest rallies this year by First Nations people who came from as far away as New Brunswick to demand federal politicians reverse the dismal quality of education on reserves.A group of about 12 people walked 150 kilometres from Kitigan Zibi, Que., arriving in Ottawa Thursday to make a statement about the immediate need faced by First Nations communities on education.“Our community does not receive equitable funding as to the neighbouring provincial schools,” said Anita Tenasco, Kitigan Zibi’s director of education and one of the walkers. “This is what our walk is about, bringing awareness to the Canadian public.”AFN National Chief Shawn Atleo said it was time for the government to step up their investment in education.He said Ottawa needed to partner with communities and give First Nations children the opportunities they need to get ahead and break the crippling cycle that debilitates so many reserves.“This is going to continue until we see change in people’s lives in the communities…this is about what is going to happen to the young people that are here today,” said Atleo. “We need some expression of commitment from the government and we need it soon.”Atleo said the government needs to come through with $2 billion in education funding to bring the level of education available to First Nations children on par with their provincial counterparts.Indian Affairs Minister John Duncan spoke at the rally and said his government was already spending $1.4 billion a year on First Nations education and $200 million on fixing and building schools.“There is clearly a need for First Nations children to succeed and for the system to improve. We also know that there is not a one size fits all approach that will work, so we are willing to work in partnership and we have been demonstrating that very clearly,” said Duncan.RCMP officers estimated about 800 people at the rally, one of the largest First Nations rallies in the last couple of years.“I’m here to support everybody, everyone all in Ontario, all the little communities, students who don’t have school,” said Oola Akavak, 20, originally from Nunavut, but attending an alternative high school in Ottawa. “It just hurts me to know that they don’t have any school to learn.”Pierce Trudeau, 15, from Sagamok First Nation in northern Ontario, said he was there to ensure he could get higher education.“I’m here to protest for our post-secondary education funding so we can get somewhere in life,” said Trudeau.While he spoke, drums pounded and pow wow dancers swirled on the steps of Parliament Hill.And there was an edge to the rally.While he spoke, Batchewana First Nation Chief Dean Sayers turned toward the Parliament buildings and warned the politicians inside that First Nation communities would be taking it to the streets and railways if the government didn’t listen.“Unfortunately our people are at the threshold. There is going to be things happening this fall, this winter and this spring, that whether or not Canada likes it, will draw the attention of the world,” said Sayers, whose community is in northern Ontario.