Friday 20th July 2018

Regional Recruitment Services and 3aaa – Providing Opportunities to Reach Further

After learning about the quality of applicants that 3aaa Apprenticeships provide to employers, Regional Recruitment Services (RSS) expressed an interest in hiring a Digital Marketing Apprentice and chose 3aaa as the perfect Apprenticeship provider to meet their business needs.

Based in Leicester, RRS is an independent recruitment agency that specialises in placing and sourcing candidates on both a temporary and permanent basis in professional services and the industrial and engineering sector. By using their local expertise on a nationwide scale, they’re able to place the right people into the right roles in an efficient manner, working with their prime priorities and aspirations in mind. They describe their approach to recruitment as commercial matchmaking, and stay at the top of their field by continually evolving and making the absolute most of the latest technology. To learn more about Regional Recruitment Services, visit their website:

After meeting and interviewing one of our high-quality candidates, Regional Recruitment Services chose to hire Hannah Grant in mid-2016 and place her on our in-depth Level 3 Digital Marketer programme as their first Digital Marketing Apprentice.

Aaron Dupre, Systems & Communications Manager at Regional Recruitment Services, said when discussing the impact of Apprentices on the business:

“3aaa have provided us with a solution; an effective way of introducing people with little to no experience into the recruitment industry. They helped us to identify emerging talent and assisted us with their development throughout the course of their Apprenticeship.”

Hannah joined the team in July 2016 after completing her college studies and wanting to continue learning without having to go to university. Originally looking to pursue a career in graphic design, Hannah had a change of heart after completing her A Levels, choosing to go down the marketing route and look for a position in a commercial organisation. The Level 3 Digital Marketing Apprenticeship seemed like a good fit.

The opportunity at RRS presented an ideal match for Hannah with the capacity to stretch her learning; the recruitment sector is fast paced and highly competitive, and RRS is very reliant on creating a unique sales proposition by fully utilising digital technology.

Hannah Grant, when asked about her personal experience with 3aaa:

“The ongoing support, commitment and professional development that I’ve received from 3aaa and Regional Recruitment Services has helped me to become a confident and resourceful marketer. The opportunity to hit the ground running in a lifetime career is one of the best things about Apprenticeships. I have learnt so much and these skills are ones that I am going to be able to take with me throughout my career!”

Having the opportunity to further her education by completing a Digital Marketing Apprenticeship in a professional business environment has helped increase Hannah’s confidence and resilience, which are highly sought-after characteristics by employers of today’s standard.

“I highly recommend the Apprenticeship route,” Hannah continued, “not just because you can learn while you earn, but because of the opportunities that you have access to and the personal development that you can achieve.”

Hannah completed her Level 3 Digital Marketer programme in July of 2017 and was offered a permanent position at RRS. She has since gone on to complete her Level 4 Level 4 Digital Marketing Apprenticeship and has recently brought her own home. At 20 years old this is an incredible achievement.

Aaron described the Hannah’s contribution to the business: “Hannah regularly utilises skills learnt through her apprenticeship with 3aaa. An example being our email marketing campaigns. Following best practices and advanced inbound strategies. Hannah has been able to personify our brand perfectly, increase our exposure, and most importantly generate more quality leads into our sales process. We now measure more data than ever when it comes to online presence and this is largely down to Hannah’s proactive work on social media and our website. Hannah has catapulted our social media engagement statistics, using strategies she learnt at the college.”

Regional Recruitment Services is one of the many amazing employers that we work with to provide top-quality apprentices and training to support the internal growth and development of the business. Using our industry-leading programmes, we have helped develop the skills of talented individuals to aid in the continuation of growth within the organisation.

If you would like to find out more about hiring an Apprentice, or more information how you can get started on one of our outstanding Apprenticeship programmes, our 36 local academies across England can provide the support you require from our free-of-charge recruitment service to interview and CV tips. Find your nearest 3aaa Academy, here:

To learn more about 3aaa, how to hire an Apprentice, become an Apprentice or our available programmes, visit our website:

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