26th March 2020

Keep your kids entertained (and you sane) during lockdown

Regardless of what’s happening to us adults and the concerns we’re having to deal with. Most of us have either got to keep our kids entertained during this period of lockdown or have family and friends with children. So we’ve gathered a list of some of the best online resources so far – make sure […]

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27th January 2020

Get your hands on housing with Matt

Matt is the section manager here at Niyaa, he’s been here for the past 7 years. Today we decided to give him a few quick fire questions to get to know his desk role and what he gets up to at Niyaa every day. Q: So, what do you do? A: I recruit for housing […]

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15th October 2019

Women Progressing in Leadership – Equal Housing Roundup

“Inspiring speakers who shed light on different journeys to success and how barriers can always be overcome.” After months of build-up, we finally held our Equal Housing event this month, set up by our Housing consultant Kam Shergill and we’re thrilled by how the day went. For the main reason that we had a fantastic panel and […]

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17th September 2019

Why being brave may be the secret to getting promoted in Housing with Sue Shirt

So far we’ve introduced the next Equal Housing event in October and last month spoke with Karen Armitage about her journey and thoughts surrounding women progressing in Social Housing. In this article, Kam Shergill (Social Housing recruitment specialist) speaks with Sue Shirt, Executive Director at Stonewater about progressing and getting promoted in Housing. Sue is also appearing on the panel at the Equal […]

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21st August 2019

Equal Housing – Women progressing in Social Housing with Karen Armitage

In her last article, Kam Shergill (Social Housing recruitment specialist) explained why she wanted to launch the second Equal Housing event: Females of the Future, focusing on women progressing in Social Housing. As part of this journey, she’s been speaking to influential women in Housing during the run-up to the event in October. The first article in this series […]

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23rd July 2019

Equal Housing Event – Females of the Future

One year on from her graduation and running our second Equal Housing event in October, here’s why Kam is so passionate about women in Social Housing. Written by Kam Shergill – Social Housing Recruiter Why women in leadership? Going into my final year of university last year, I knew what I wanted to focus my dissertation on, […]

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Birmingham Recruitment blog post about Homeless Ex-Offenders

9th July 2019

Homeless Ex-Offenders: Supporting them from the outside

You never really understand the severity of homelessness until you look out for it Written by Jade – Social Housing Recruiter  The Facts During my approximate 10 minute walk from Birmingham New Street to work, I often cross at least 8 homeless people sleeping rough on the streets, but how many of us stop think what their […]

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26th June 2019

Equal Housing: Tackling A Diversity Issue

Equal Housing The Social Housing team at Niyaa People are just about to launch the second Equal Housing event to be held in October. Before that, we wanted to reflect on the inaugural event which took place in February. Equal Housing was created to facilitate conversations around topics and issues that are already going on within our Housing […]

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6th June 2019

From Copper to Supported Housing Recruiter

Jade Wright is our Supported Housing recruiter within the Social Housing division, she now supports Housing Associations and Charities to support and look after our communities, but like most in recruitment, that wasn’t always the case. This is Jades story about how she went from being a ‘bobby on the beat’ to beating the competition. “When you were a child, […]

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Recruitment Canaries

11th April 2019

Recruitment Canaries ‘What do Leaders Really do’ Event

Who are the Recruitment Canaries? The recruitment industry is often seen to be very competitive, with agencies jostling over clients and unwilling to share successes and insights with one another. In fact, if you search ‘Cross collaboration recruitment agencies’ online, you’ll find next to nothing! However, the Recruitment Canaries are bucking the trend on this. In 2018, […]

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“Niyaa People have been a pleasure to work with, in particular Kamran. He fully took on board our requirements and ensured that we found the right candidate for our position. I highly recommend Niyaa People and will definitely contact them for any future recruitment needs.”
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