Changing jobs is a major decision for anyone. There's usually an
element of risk, and that can be a source of anxiety and stress. By using a
recruitment consultancy you trust, you can minimize the risk of making the
wrong decision through access to better market information and independent
After contacting us
to register your interest in using our services, the overall recruitment
process will proceed as follows:
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1 Starting the Process
Meeting you in person is the crucial first step in the process.
To arrange a meeting you can get in touch with us either through this site, or
by giving us a call. Just let us know when and where is convenient for you.
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2 Meeting Our Consultant
This is the start of a dialogue between you and the consultant
that will clarify exactly what you are looking for, your immediate priorities
and longer-term career goals, as well as a timeframe for the whole process.
We'll start to put together a plan of how best we can help you achieve your
goals, and provide an overview of current market conditions and opportunities
that might be of interest.
3 Finding potential opportunities
As well as introducing you to suitable positions that we already
know about, we can also talk directly to individual managers of specific
companies to see if your particular skills and experience may be of interest.
As new positions become available, we'll keep you up to date with the latest
4 Contacting companies
If you think something looks worth pursuing, we'll contact the
company to arrange an interview. At the same time, we'll advise you on writing
a resume and coordinating interview schedules, and conduct a preparatory
As much as interviews let a company find out more about you,
they are also your chance to find out about a potential new workplace and its
people. But in the limited time available they can raise as many questions as
they answer, and this is where using a consultant as an intermediary can really
come into its own.
After each interview we'll discuss progress we'll give you
feedback on how the interview went from the company's perspective, but perhaps
more importantly, you'll be able to talk over your impressions of the company,
clarify any points you're unsure about and raise concerns you may have. This is
also the time to discuss how the job fits into the larger picture of your
As the interview process moves forward, both sides will gain a
better understanding of each other. Our job is to make sure that you and the
hiring manager have similar and realistic expectations about what your role in
the company will be, and that you have all the information you need to make a
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6 Your Decision
Having discussed each role with you throughout the interview
process, we'll both have a good idea of which opportunities best serve your
priorities. Based on a complete picture of the roles on offer, we can then
agree on the positions you want to pursue through to negotiation and on the
conditions you expect. We'll then do everything we can to secure the offers you
7 Contract Negotiation
8 Completion and Beyond
We like to maintain long-term ties with candidates who have
moved on to new roles through our services. Many former candidates, who in
their new positions are on the hiring side of the recruitment process, have
become clients, trusting us to help them with their own recruitment needs.