Print recruiter Woodrow Mercer Document Solutions joins IPEX as Future Skills speaker

Informa Exhibitions today announced that recruitment company Woodrow Mercer Document Solutions will appear at IPEX 2017 as both exhibitor and speaker.  On November 1st; in the Future Skills theatre, Woodrow Mercer will be discussing the importance of sustainable employment within the print industry.

With over 26 years’ experience in recruiting junior to board level positions for some of the industry’s leading manufacturers and dealer networks, IPEX is thrilled to have a prominent leading print recruiter speak as part of the Future Skills theatre. Woodrow Mercer Document Solutions will be hosting a session on recruitment trends and various ways to attract and retain talent in a print role. The session will be based on research from a study conducted amongst its candidates to understand what really matters to them in a job role.

Sarah Large, Marketing Manager at Woodrow Mercer comments, “We feel that IPEX attracts a diverse mix of visitors and traders, which mirrors the broad range of roles that we recruit within the print industry, as well as the professional and consultancy services. This show allows us to meet our contacts and discuss face to face possible future developments in their career.”

Woodrow Mercer is keen to meet groups or individuals who it can support and who may be interested in its services, whether they be future potential clients or candidates. Woodrow Mercer has helped to recruit; project managers, solutions architects, MPS audit consultants, and various technical roles including field and onsite service engineers.

IPEX Event Director, Rob Fisher comments, “With the family business model that is deep-seated within the UK print industry, recruiting new talent and succession planning is a common challenge. We are pleased to see Woodrow Mercer speaking at IPEX, as well as offering their services and expertise to those new to the print industry, those climbing the ladder and company owners who want to grow and develop their skilled workforce.”

IPEX is the UK’s longest running international print show. The event takes place from 31st October to 3rd November 2017 at the NEC in Birmingham. IPEX 2017 will be a showcase of innovation, technology and print in action, covering a range of applications including printing, software, digital, and finishing. Online visitor registration is open and IPEX is free to attend, visitors are advised to register early to avoid the queues and take advantage of travel discounts and event updates.

Rob van den Braak

Printer’s devil (1964), phototypesetter, offsetprinter, teacher of graphic techniques, salesmanager, productmanager, trade journalist, founder of BlokBoek e-zine (2011). But above all husband, father, friend and lover of life in southern Spain (since 2010).

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