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Ellen Ashby

Fire & Security Recruitment Specialist

Fire & Security recruitment consultant Ellen Ashby

Sector: Fire and Security

Specialises in: One year with Eligo in Fire & Security Recruitment

Interesting fact: A not so secret love for sci-fi films!

Recruiter Biography:

I headhunt Business Development Managers, Key Account Managers and Sales Directors within the Fire and Security sector.

I currently have over 2,300 direct connections on Linkedin and regularly attend Fire & Security exhibitions around the UK.

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Author: Ellen Ashby | Date: 6/6/17 | Category: Fire and Security
10 reasons to attend IFSEC 2017 with Eligo Fire & Security

IFSEC 2017 takes place in London next month, covering every aspect of security, from access control and video surveillance to smart buildings, cyber, border control and much more.   Eligo Fire & Security are proud to be once again exhibiting at the show (stand F1220), and we're looking forward to discussing the current Fire & Security Market, providing our expert insight, and catching up with faces old and new. This year IFSEC 2017 is set to be the biggest yet, giving an exclusive hands-on access to over 10,000 security solutions, live product demonstrations, and the opportunity to meet and network with over 27,000 professionals. There's actually so much going on...

Author: Ellen Ashby | Date: 19/5/17 | Category: Fire and Security
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        This week in our Fire & Security industry news round-up we cover trends in Intruder Alarm &  Perimeter Protection markets, a growth of defence budgets across Europe and more...     Defence budgets across Europe will grow According to the latest report published by IHS Markit, defence budgets across Europe will grow by 1.6 percent on average annually for the next five years to reach $245 billion in total by 2021. increases in spending primarily focused on improving readiness and accelerating equipment modernization, in response to amplified threat levels in the region. "Elevated threat levels mean that there’s arguably...

Author: Ellen Ashby | Date: 21/4/17 | Category: Fire and Security
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    This week in our Fire & Security industry news round-up we cover the future of video analytics, challenges of smart cities, Middle East commercial security market growth and more...     The future of video analytics According to IHS Markit, 2017 will be a step up for video analytics market. It has been growing consistently although not developing as fast as expected and has faced challenges such as causing too many false alarms. Now deep learning, big data analysis and high-performance computing are going to be playing the main role in the video analytics market growth. In the dawn of video analysis, server-based analytics was the preferred...

Author: Ellen Ashby | Date: 6/3/17 | Category: Fire and Security
hiring a superstar is easy - have a conversation with your recruiter

What does a typical conversation with a recruiter usually sound like to you? A couple of days ago I was having a conversation with a potential new client who was looking to hire following the exit of a long term employee. They had since hired someone else but that had unfortunately not worked out. In pursuit of a better hire the Director had gone out to their own personal network with no joy; candidates were not hungry enough, too stuck in their ways, and had unrealistic expectations. What he wanted was someone who was still improving in their abilities, driven, hungry, motivated to open new doors, open-minded to new ideas and able to learn yet have significant experience selling...

Author: Ellen Ashby | Date: 3/3/17 | Category: Fire and Security
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    This week in our Fire & Security industry news round-up we cover the threat of commercial drones, our privacy in Smarter World, how to avoid security devices vulnerabilities and more...     Commercial drones and growing security threat “The Islamic State’s use of weaponised UAVs represents a growing security threat to the region and in the West more generally”. According to jihadist media monitoring conducted by Jane’s by IHS Markit, UAVs - Commercial unmanned aerial vehicles - are a growing security threat in the West. The Islamic State has been the most notable and predominant militant group making use of UAVs in both propaganda...

Author: Ellen Ashby | Date: 3/2/17 | Category: Fire and Security
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This week in our Fire & Security industry news round-up we cover the outstanding success of Intersec 2017, the increase of intensity and sophistication of cyber attacks, international tourists safety in Europe and more.   Fire & Security industry news round-up for the week ending 03 February 2017           New record at Intersec 2017 "The Middle East commercial security, homeland security, and fire safety market continues to grow, and consequently there’s a strong need for technological advancements in solutions in terms of features, specifications, and upgrades." The growth and interest in Fire & security sector has been...

Author: Ellen Ashby | Date: 6/1/17 | Category: Advice, Fire and Security
questions to ask your recruiter

CV being rejected? Think you’re right for the role? Just want to get in front of the hiring manager and then you know you’ll be able to sell yourself? It might not be you, it might be your recruiter…   In this blog, I’m going to cover 5 things to discuss with your recruiter before letting them put your CV forward. Points such as those below could be the difference between getting interviewed or being rejected, so if this really is the job of your dreams make sure that you cover these 5 questions to ask your recruiter next time you speak.   5 questions to ask your recruiter   The CV Firstly is your recruiter hell bent on having your CV? Maybe your...

Author: Ellen Ashby | Date: 21/12/16 | Category: Advice, Fire and Security
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I regularly catch up with Directors and Managers of Fire & Security businesses throughout the UK to discuss industry trends, challenges and needs, and potential solutions to help them grow. Recently I met the Managing Director of a small but growing Security business whose goal has been to add £1 million revenue to the business within a 12 month period. Unfortunately, over the last year, that goal had been and gone following a period in which the company had hired 2 Business Development Managers in order to achieve these results. One year on and the company were behind on budget, the Business Dev Managers were gone and the Managing Director was having to go back out, sell, and...

Author: Ellen Ashby | Date: 2/12/16 | Category: Fire and Security
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This week in our Fire & Security industry news round-up we cover the growth of the Smart Home market in the Middle East,  the analysis of the Residential Market Report providing current business metrics for security dealers, the future of Smart Cards within the Access Control Market, and more.   Fire & Security industry news round-up for the week ending 2 December 2016   Growth of the Smart Home market in the Middle East The organisers of Intersec in Dubai, Messe Frankfurt,  predict that the Middle East region will register a significant growth rate in the coming years on account of a growing construction market, high purchasing power and availability of...

Author: Ellen Ashby | Date: 4/11/16 | Category: Fire and Security

Featuring supplier news, product launches, events, our own articles, and more, read our Fire & Security industry news round-up for the week ending 04/11/16.   Fire & Security industry news round-up for the week ending 04 November 2016   Vanderbilt acquiring Access Control Technology Another big acquisition of 2016 has been confirmed - ACT Ltd has been purchased by Vanderbilt. Following Vanderbilt’s acquisition of the Siemens Security Products in 2015, integration of ACT’s product line into Vanderbilt’s core offering is significantly strengthening its position in access control and video surveillance markets and additionally expands companies...

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