We’re excited to welcome Tom Trout, an expert in Nursery, Childcare, Wraparound care and Sports Coaching Recruitment, to The Active Code.

Tom is the Managing Director of Love Recruitment, which specialises in recruiting care staff for companies across the UK. They recruit for all departments within the childcare sector, from senior operations to front-line teams. Their services include providing staff for wrap-around care, sports camps, and childcare environments. Love Care Recruitment’s focus is on providing outstanding service and delivery while continuously innovating to ensure their clients make the right decisions.

Who is our guest?

As the Recruitment Director of a specialist fitness recruitment agency based in South East London, Tom leads a team of consultants to deliver exceptional service to both clients and candidates.

His agency recruits for health and fitness jobs across various sectors, including franchise, private, public, and commercial. We aim to save our clients time and act as their agents to find the best candidates, resulting in a long-term and effective return on investment. Their approach is focused on building strong partnerships with our clients and becoming their account managers.

Tom and his team have supported over a thousand candidates to find their perfect role, and are specialists in nursery, child and adult care.

A few of his achievements involve successfully account managing his client’s business to become one of the most profitable accounts since taking over as Recruitment Director. Additionally, he is sharing this extensive expertise with the new generation of workers as he’s recruited and trained new consultants to achieve their targets.

What do we chat about?

During the episode, Tom shares:

  • How Love Care do things differently.

  • Why putting their clients and applicants at the heart of everything builds trust and leads to better results.

  • The current recruitment trends in the children’s activity sector.

  • Why so many job adverts don’t work.

  • Since the pandemic, what people look for in a job advert.

  • How employers must adapt to a new generation of applicants.

  • The results of an industry-wide survey of applicants.


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