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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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London / £30,000 - £35,000 per annum / Benefits: van, bonus

Do you feel like you're 'just a number' in your company? How would you like to work for someone who recognises their employees' hard work through bonuses, incentives and company outings for every member of staff? A manufacturer and importer of life-safety products are looking to hire an experienced Fire Alarm Engineer. Not only...

North West / £30,000 - £35,000 per annum / Benefits: car, OTE

Senior Sales Executive With a brand new marketing budget and acquisition of new companies, this traditional Security Systems Installer are having a switch-up! It is time for them to hire a go-getting Senior Sales Executive to help them grow their £3.1m T/O company to £10m T/O over the next decade. What does this mean for you as...

South East / £25,000 - £30,000 per annum / Benefits: company bonus scheme

Let's do the boring bit first: what is it going to take for you to be a good fit for a Technical Support role specialising in CCTV? Let's go with this... 1) You might be in a Technical Support role for a IT company at the moment. In which case, anything (ok...most things) to do with IT, IP, PC-based systems and networking is going to...

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Author: Ellen Ashby | Date: 4/11/16 | Category: Fire and Security
fire & security technical sales

Earlier this week I met with the MD of a small but growing Fire & Security business to discuss how we can help them to improve their hiring, on boarding, retention, and ultimately the results that they are producing. During our conversation the topic of what is more important to look for in a sales hire came up; do you look for attitude and habits or product knowledge?   Whilst we discussed the topic at length, agreeing that the main qualities sales people need to have included the right habits, behaviours, and attitude to get out there every day and win the business, the discussion around product knowledge continued.   Does having product knowledge give a sales...

Author: Ellen Ashby | Date: 23/9/16 | 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 23/09/16   Fire & Security industry news round-up for the week ending 23 September 2016   Cyber Security Market is booming Over the next 10 years, the cyber security market is expected to drive $7.6 Trillion of digital value. The report was revealed during a recent high-level US-UAE Cyber security Forum held in Dubai earlier this month. "Public-private sector partnerships are critical to the future of cyber security, as collaborative information sharing will ultimately help define global security standards." Read...

Author: Ellen Ashby | Date: 2/9/16 | 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 02/09/16   Fire & Security industry news round-up for the week ending 02 September 2016   Flir Systems, Inc buys Armasight Armasight, Inc., a global leader in night vision, thermal, and daylight imaging products,  has been bought by Flir for approximately $41 million in cash. "The addition of Armasight to our existing scopes and sights business provides us with meaningful additional scale and injects additional market expertise to better serve the growing hunting and military scopes markets," Read more...

Author: Ellen Ashby | Date: 26/8/16 | 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 26/08/16   Fire & Security industry news round-up for the week ending 26 August 2016   Changes at German airports and train stations Recent attacks put a political pressure on German government to improve security and introduce stricter anti-terrorist measures at transportation hubs. The country's interior minister has announced  an implementation of a facial recognition software to video surveillance cameras installed at airports and train stations. Read more here. (Security Sales & Integration,...

Author: Ellen Ashby | Date: 22/7/16 | 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 22/07/16     Fire & Security industry news round-up for the week ending 22 July 2016     The future of biometrics Biometrics remain one of the most accurate and restricted form of access control. Considering latest events in the world, a desire to adopt some form of biometrics increases. Fingerprint still dominates the biometrics market but other form of this form of access control are starting to gain their momentum. According to MarketsandMarkets, the global facial recognition market alone is expected...

Author: Ellen Ashby | Date: 15/7/16 | 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 15/07/16     Fire & Security industry news round-up for the week ending 15 July 2016     Internet of Things security market to cross $36.9 Billion by 2021 According to latest report by Marketsandmarkets, "Internet of Things (IoT) Security Market by Technology, Industry Vertical and Application - Global Forecast to 2021", shows that within the next 5 years the market is expected to grow up to almost $37 Billion, at the CAGR of 36.1%, with cloud security leading the IoT market. The Asia-Pacific region...

Author: Ellen Ashby | Date: 30/6/16 | Category: Fire and Security
Security TWENTY 16 North in Manchester

Security Twenty 16 hits Manchester next week, continuing Security Twenty 16’s year of Professional Security conferences across the UK.   Eligo Fire & Security are proud to once again be exhibiting, discussing current fire & security industry activity and providing our expert insight into the fire & security recruitment market. This year’s conference will bring together top security industry speakers as well as manufacturer updates from companies including Canon, Axis Communications, Seagate and Southwest Microwave and the conference will be chaired by Security TWENTY regular, Mike White. We’ll be proudly in place flying the Eligo pink, looking forward to...

Author: Ellen Ashby | Date: 17/6/16 | 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 17/06/16   Fire & Security industry news round-up for the week ending 17 June 2016   IFSEC 2016 to launch the Drone Zone An area dedicated exclusively for drones will be introduced for the first time to IFSEC's visitors this year. The Drone Zone will feature live demonstrations from developers like Dedrone, Sony, Hitachi, Drone Defence and Yuneec. Europe's biggest security show is back in town next week and Eligo team is exciting to be exhibiting again, discussing current activity and providing our insight into the...

Author: Ellen Ashby | Date: 10/6/16 | 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 10/06/16   Fire & Security industry news round-up for the week ending 10 June 2016   European smoke detector market is booming According to the latest research, European smoke detector market is going to reach $2.52 Billion by 2022. Innovation and an increasing support and initiatives from government bodies are the main reason of the market growth, with Austria, France and Germany leading the trend in the region. The highest growth rate is expected in residential sector, but largest market size is held by commercial...

Author: Ellen Ashby | Date: 20/5/16 | 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 20/05/16   Fire & Security industry news round-up for the week ending 20th May 2016   Tyco Security Products acquires Innometriks Tyco is strengthening its position in the federal access control market by acquiring ID Authentication Specialist Innometriks.  “We are very excited to be joining the Tyco family. Its leadership position in the access control market allows us to expend financial resources and channel reach" says CEO of Innometriks. Read more here. (Security Sales & Integration,...

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