Volt has several third party affiliations and professional accreditations aimed at furthering the company's contribution to the recruitment industry, and commitment as a socially responsible organisation and employer:
APSCo is the professional body that represents, supports and promotes the interests of organisations engaged in the supply of business professionals. APSCo represents the professional staffing sector across Europe, providing a powerful, unified voice for a vibrant and innovative sector of the recruitment industry. Volt joined APSCo in 2000 and is one of the association's early members. The company is an active member of the organisation and has contributed fully to APSCo's development of policy, codes of conduct and industry best practice. www.apsco.org
As an early adopter of the ISO 9001 standard in the recruitment industry (since 1993 when it was ISO 9002), Volt has always understood the importance of structured processes and data-driven decisions to deliver improvements to service levels. Volt's quality standards underpin every facet of the company's service, from improving customer satisfaction to invoicing efficiency and legislative compliance across Europe.
Six Sigma is a methodology that aims to improve the quality of business processes by identifying and removing the causes of errors/problems. Volt actively employs Six Sigma methodologies to continually analyse services and ensure they are aligned to each customer's objectives.
Volt joins an impressive list of global corporations where Six Sigma has been credited as a factor in maintaining their advantage in highly competitive markets. At Volt, Six Sigma is proven to work. iSixSigma, the leading online Six Sigma publication, recently named Volt as a Top 10 Best Place to Work, acknowledging Volt for meeting or exceeding expectations in critical employment factors, such as, job satisfaction, culture, training and career development.
Launched in July 2000, the United Nations Global Compact is the largest corporate citizenship and sustainability initiative in the world. Participating organisations are committed to aligning their operations and strategies with ten universally accepted principles in the areas of human rights, labour, environment and anti-corruption.
Volt's commitment to corporate social responsibility derives from the values of citizenship and responsible business practices as put forth by its co-founders more than 60 years ago. Today, the vision of improving lives through meaningful employment and conducting business to the highest ethical standards is fully integrated in the company's global Code of Business Conduct and Ethics. The Global Compact offers a unique strategic platform for Volt to continue to collaborate with its clients, peers, employees and international partners to build a more sustainable and inclusive global economy.
The MAA was formed in 2003 to support and represent the aerospace industry across the Midlands region of the UK. Organised into"cluster hubs", the region is home to just under 25% of the UK aerospace industry, 7% of Europe's and 3% of the world's, with over 40,000 full-time-equivalent jobs resulting that are the product of revenues from manufacturing for global aerospace markets.
Volt's UK Engineering division joined the Alliance as a member in recognition of the company's expanding capabilities and success in the aerospace sector. Volt plays a vital role in supporting the region's workforce requirements, ensuring a steady supply of talent across the diverse range of organisations.