Carl Vellenoweth - Author Archive

Key CTRM Recruitment Findings

Commoditas Partners has published its key CTRM Recruitment findings based on data collected through interviews with hiring managers of leading trading and investment companies, system integrators, consultancies and software vendors. Key findings include: A shortage of skilled candidates is the biggest recruitment challenge Software Vendors and System Integrators are the... continue reading

CTRM Recruitment update with Carl Vellenoweth of Commoditas Partners

Spike in LNG CTRM skills Over the last 18 months there’s been an increasing number of multi-national and national oil companies setting up trading hubs, such as: London, Houston and Singapore to service LNG spot cargo customers from Europe and Asia. This relatively ‘old school’ market is our most demanding... continue reading

Are you ready for the digital revolution of recruitment?

Every good company knows that it’s most important asset is its staff, right? That a good hire can keep a business afloat through low points and help growth skyrocket during high points? So, as we see technology continue to evolve, it will play an increasingly important role in the way... continue reading

November CTRM recruitment update with Carl Vellenoweth

In this month’s article, I would like to cover the involvement of social media, CTRM recruitment, and the growing demand for Metals CTRM talent. As the festive season nears and most hirers unwind their needs, the recruitment market gears up to service the flood of job seekers as they consider... continue reading

October CTRM Recruitment Trends with Carl Vellenoweth

Post CTRM Conference Feedback In this months article, I would like to echo some of the topics mentioned at this years CTRM Conference in London, which I must say was a great event, packed full of some very informative content. Firstly, I’d like to thank CTRM Center, ComTech Advisory and... continue reading

September Recruitment Update by Carl Vellenoweth

Nowadays, the recruitment market has a somewhat tarnished reputation along with other services within this sector. A good parallel example are the system integrators with their “Land and expand” mentality, recruiters are known to “spray and lay” with minimal market focus or qualification process, significantly slowing down a job search... continue reading