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Candidate Testimonials

  • Testimonial for Yuki Akiyama

    I very much appreciated Akiyama-san’s help in adjusting the schedules and understanding my situation. She also followed up with the company, which was a big help.

    Testimonial for Yuki Akiyama,
    Ms. Sae Uchida, Assistant Manager
  • Testimonial for Yuki Akiyama

    Although my English was not perfect, Specialized Group provided me with the services I needed to be successful in getting a new job. They gave me a considered and detailed service, which I would not have received from a larger consulting company. My consultant provided feedback and insight into my potential as a candidate.

    Testimonial for Yuki Akiyama,
    Ms. Tamami Shimmen, Digital Marketing Manager
  • Testimonial for Yuki Akiyama

    I really appreciated the support that Specialized Group provided. Their communication with the recruitment companies involved meant that the process was very smooth. From the beginning until I was successful in receiving a concrete job offer. I was really impressed that they remembered me after just one meeting. They introduced me to the job opportunity I was hoping for

    Testimonial for Yuki Akiyama,
    Mr. Tomomichi Nishida, Strategic Planning and Consumer Insight Manager
  • Testimonial for Justin Schwarz

    The follow-up service offered by my consultant was great. I truly appreciated the helpful advice.

    Testimonial for Justin Schwarz,
    Mr. Tetsunobu Oishi, Assistant Project Manager
  • Testimonial for Lydia Sun

    The advice I got from my consultant was always clear and career-focussed. Lydia was practical and very supportive.

    Testimonial for Lydia Sun,
    Mr. Gojin Akazawa, Operational Project Manager
  • Testimonial for Jon Beadon

    It was great because the whole process and communication with Jon went very smoothly.

    Testimonial for Jon Beadon,
    Mr. Alex Cruz, IT Specialist
  • Testimonial for Mai Uchida

    The service from Specialized Group was exceptionally great. My consultant, Ms. Mai Uchida, gave me valuable advice and prepared me well for interviews. I am extremely thankful for having Mai as my consultant.

    Testimonial for Mai Uchida,
    Mr. Takashi Skaguchi, Finance and Administration Manager
  • Candidate Testimonial for Specialized Group

    They clearly understand what companies and candidates want and need. They really help connect the two.

    Candidate Testimonial for Specialized Group,
    Mr. Daiki Kato, Interior/Design company
  • Testimonial for Christophe Melkior

    Specialized Group was very professional in supporting me during my job search. I am thankful that they introduced me to the right position.

    Testimonial for Christophe Melkior,
    Mr. Kusuma Dewi, Security Solution Architect
  • Testimonial for Christophe Melkior

    Specialized Group listened to the employer’s requirements and carefully looked at my profile. My agent, Christophe Melkior, did an excellent job of managing the communication channels. Instead of sitting back and simply waiting for the employer’s feedback, he proactively contributed to the success of the process.

    Testimonial for Christophe Melkior,
    Mr. Ioan Stan, Senior Network Engineer
  • Testimonial for Justin Schwarz

    I don’t recommend job hopping, but changing job is one method to develop one’s professional career. Most important thing is to have a good partner such as Specialized Group.

    Testimonial for Justin Schwarz,
    Mr. Takashi Ichihashi, Facility Manager
  • Testimonial for Mai Uchida

    The difference between Specialized Group and other recruiting companies is they help candidates prepare for job interviews. I felt I was supported by not only a consultant but a team.

    Testimonial for Mai Uchida,
    Mr. Masato Yoshida, Real Estate Company
  • Testimonial for Joseph Oller

    I was very impressed with the professional service provided Joe Oller and Specialized Group.

    Testimonial for Joseph Oller,
    Mr. Masaki Asano, Senior Operations Manager
  • Testimonial for Chikako Uchino

    Rather than introducing a number of unsuitable jobs, Specialized Group introduced me to jobs specifically based on my skills and experiences. Also, I was able to have enough information prior to the interviews, so that I was well prepared and confident.

    Testimonial for Chikako Uchino,
    Ms. Ikuko Yoshida, Manager
  • Testimonial for Clément Chidiac

    My consultant, Clement Chidiac, at Specialized Group gave me professional advice which was very helpful for me to show my strengths to the employer

    Testimonial for Clément Chidiac,
    Ms. Lili Liang, TMS System Analyst
  • Testimonial for Grace Wang

    Thank you to my consultant, Grace, she helped me to find and apply for many different positions. Her responses were always very prompt. I really appreciated her help. I was offered a lot of well-researched information for the interview in advance.

    Testimonial for Grace Wang,
    Mr. Gurong Lv, IT Manager
  • Testimonial for Clément Chidiac

    I had a great experience working with my consultant Clement Chidiac from Specialized Group. Clement was patient enough to keep finding me possible matches while offering great career consultancy with his professional as well as personal experiences. He knows the industry well and has good connections with the employing company.

    Testimonial for Clément Chidiac,
    Mr. Xiaoli Shen, IT Specialist
  • Testimonial for Jon Beadon

    I felt very content with the service provided by the Specialized Group, especially the help and support, at each stage, by Mr. Jon Beadon.

    Testimonial for Jon Beadon,
    Mr. Ran Nayak, Backend Developer
  • Testimonial for Jon Beadon

    Gathering as much information from different people, such as Specialized Group, is very helpful in making a decision. It’s good chance to evaluate yourself and look at what’s happening in the market.

    Testimonial for Jon Beadon,
    Mr. Guizin Zu, Specialist Developer
  • Testimonial for Clément Chidiac

    I had not known about Specialized Group, but I am very satisfied with it’s service. At a turning point in my life, the right support was provided and there were no problems.

    Testimonial for Clément Chidiac,
    Mr. Tadashi Sugawara, Technical Support Engineer
  • Testimonial for Lydia Sun

    Ms. Lydia Sun, my consultant, was supportive from the very beginning. I was happy to have received a great offer.

    Testimonial for Lydia Sun,
    Mr. D. Lee, Network Engineer
  • Testimonial for Lydia Sun

    My consultant, Ms. Lydia Sun, was very easy to work with and always responded promptly. She communicated closely with the client and quickly cleared up any concerns that I had. Thank you very much!

    Testimonial for Lydia Sun,
    Mr. R. Tomono, IT Strategy, Finance Industry
  • Testimonial for Clément Chidiac

    Clement introduced me to a position in a great company. I got good advice and support during the interview process, it really helped me to prepare for the interview. He also helped in negotiating with the company, and always tried to answer any questions or doubts I had. I think he is very kind and a friendly person to work with.

     

    Testimonial for Clément Chidiac,
    Mr. I. Stephani, Software Engineer
  • Testimonial for Jon Beadon

    Right from the start, my communication with Specialized Group was result-oriented and hassle-free. Any issues were always successfully resolved to the satisfaction of both parties. I’m particularly grateful to Specialized Group for handling the salary negotiations on my behalf.

     

    Testimonial for Jon Beadon,
    Mr. Mikail Glazyin, Automotive Technology Specialist
  • Testimonial for Specialized Group

    The support I received from Specialized Group went beyond what an average recruiter does, they were phenomenal. They listen to what you want and understands career paths. I wouldn’t have gotten the position without Specialized Group's endless support. Cheers to Specialized Group.

     

    Testimonial for Specialized Group,
    Ms. Kyoko Umekawa, Accountant
  • Testimonial for Ian Lau

    I was pleasantly surprised that the company's proposal matched my personal direction. The correspondence was quicker than anyone else.
     

    Testimonial for Ian Lau,
    Ms. Kaori Abiru, Brand Specialist
  • Testimonial for Justin Schwarz

    When it came to communication and advice, having Justin Schwarz in charge was perfect for me. Justin's support was always available, so the interview process went smoothly. This is my second career change and I felt that I gained more than I expected this time. Thank you very much.

     

    Testimonial for Justin Schwarz,
    Mr. Tadaaki Yasui, Project Manager
  • Testimonial for Grace Wang

    Grace was my recruiter, she is friendly, helpful, and very good at following up. She always gave me a prompt response to any questions I had. 

     

    Testimonial for Grace Wang,
    Mr. Henry Chen, Technology Manager
  • Testimonial for Specialized Group

    Specialized Group has a wide range of job opportunities for bilingual professionals. My consultant believed I was a good match for a position, he talked me through the process and arranged the interview for me. I was very impressed with the prompt feedback and advice. I have worked with many agents in the past and he is one of the best.

     

    Testimonial for Specialized Group,
    Ms. Yukiko Yamamoto, Business Development Manager
  • Testimonial for Grace Wang

    Grace is excellent. She managed everything professionally and went out of her way to help me.

     

    Testimonial for Grace Wang,
    Mr. Raj Panday, IT Manager
  • Testimonial for Mai Uchida

    There was a sense of speed to the process, and the communication was informative and accurate. The consultant understood my needs and desires and offered reliable support.

    Testimonial for Mai Uchida,
    Ms. Michiko Tanaka, Client Finance Manager
  • Testimonial for Mai Uchida

    All of my correspondence and negotiations were handled very quickly. I think that Specialized Group offers a very reliable service.

     

    Testimonial for Mai Uchida,
    Ms. Lu An Chen, Assistant Manager
  • Testimonial for Blair Armstrong

    My consultant, Mr. Blair Armstrong, was always extremely supportive and updated with me on information about the process in a timely manner. I am very satisfied with the service.

    Testimonial for Blair Armstrong,
    Ms. Michiko Sakuma, Accounting Manager
  • Testimonial for Yuki Akiyama

    Compared to other consultants, Yuki was detail-driven and answered any questions I had quickly and accurately. I gained confidence in myself, as Yuki provided a lot of in-depth knowledge about the interview.

    Testimonial for Yuki Akiyama,
    Ms. Aki Takami, Fashion Merchandiser
  • Testimonial for Yuki Akiyama

    Although there are many agents in Japan, I felt very relaxed working with Yuki Akiyama because I was offered proper support. The support she offered was important because I was worried about my English language abilities.

    Testimonial for Yuki Akiyama,
    Mr. Kentaro Matsubara, eCommerce Operations Manager
  • Testimonial for Yuki Akiyama

    Yuki Akiyama is a very responsible consultant, she was very professional and always corresponded in a timely manner. I felt she was honest and dependable. Thank you very much.

    Testimonial for Yuki Akiyama,
    Ms. Ayako Horiuchi, Public Relations Manager
  • Testimonial for Yuki Akiyama

    I would like to thank my consultant, Yuki Akiyama. She arranged the date and time of the interview and gave me appropriate advice with my English resume, and how to manage an interview in English.

    Testimonial for Yuki Akiyama,
    Mr. Shinichi Yamauchi, Sales Manager
  • Testimonial for Yuki Akiyama

    I appreciated Yuki Akiyama's expert support. It was very helpful in negotiating with the hiring company to achieve a suitable timetable.

    Testimonial for Yuki Akiyama,
    Ms. Miki Inoue, Marketing Manager
  • Testimonial for Daniel Biggs

    Luckily for me, the Talent Acquisition Specialist who worked with me was very understanding and patient. Daniel kept an eye out for new opportunities, even if one did not go as we both expected. He persisted for a couple of months until he found me the job. I am very grateful to Daniel and his service. Specialized Group might not be a big recruiting company, but I think because of that, the service I received felt more personal and genuine.

    Testimonial for Daniel Biggs,
    T.L. Tran, Assistant HR Manager
  • Testimonial for Chris Agomuo

    Mr. Chris Agomuo was very sincere and always helpful. I have never met such a nice and friendly recruiter such as Chris. He supported me and explained the situation to the client when I mistakenly answered a question regarding consumption tax in a final interview.

    Testimonial for Chris Agomuo,
    Takeshi Hosokawa, Tax Manager
  • Testimonial for Simon Te Tiu

    I had a successful transition to a new career thanks to my consultant Simon with his accurate advice and prompt actions. I really appreciate the services given by Specialized Group.

    Testimonial for Simon Te Tiu,
    Silvia Taddei, Fashion Industry
  • Testimonial for Chris Agomuo

    Specialized Group has been very accommodating in assisting me with my job search. My consultant, Chris, consistently provided me with updates on jobs and always checked in with me before and after interviews. He gave me helpful insights and has been very supportive.

    Testimonial for Chris Agomuo,
    Sasaki Maiko, Finance Associate
  • Testimonial for Daniel Biggs

    I am very satisfied with the services provided, especially with Daniel who spent time understanding my needs and tailoring the job recommendations to my personal preferences and strengths. He also responded quickly to any questions and was very professional in managing the entire process.

    Testimonial for Daniel Biggs,
    Nikita Lee, HR Manager
  • Testimonial for Beta Sin

    The support I received from my consultant, Ms. Beta Sin, was tremendously warm and always very swift.

     

    Testimonial for Beta Sin,
    Minoru Shibahara, Head of Legal
  • Testimonial for Beta Sin

    There was frequent correspondence and it always offered a lot of intelligence regarding the industry. 

     

    Testimonial for Beta Sin,
    Mihoko Kawamizu, Senior Legal Counsel
  • Testimonial for Simon Te Tiu

    My consultant, Simon, created a comfortable atmosphere from the beginning and introduced me to positions that met my requirements. His detailed advice made me relaxed when I had interviews. What is outstanding about Specialized Group compared to other foreign recruiting agencies is that consultants were never obtrusive, and listened so my honest opinions as well as gave me objective advice, which was truly helpful. Thank you very much for your support!

     

    Testimonial for Simon Te Tiu,
    Mami, Copywriter
  • Testimonial for Christine Remy

    I was a little concerned about how I should apply myself at the beginning as I didn’t have a lot of experience in marketing. My consultant, Christine, offered follow-up sessions before and after interviews and always gave me clear answers to my concerns and questions. 

     

    Testimonial for Christine Remy,
    M.A., Sales and Merchandising Delegate
  • Testimonial for Beta Sin

    Generally, very helpful and satisfactory. The consultant in charge, Ms. Beta Sin, kept me regularly updated and showed a willingness to help me to find an appropriate position. The communication and consultation from the consultant were timely and informative. I would recommend the Beta to any job-seeking candidates.

     

    Testimonial for Beta Sin,
    C. Koyama, Legal Counsel
  • Testimonial for Paul Bridenbaugh

    At first, I was concerned whether both I and the company could understand each other only through interviews, but they responded to me in a cordial manner which enabled me to gain a deeper understanding. Paul kept delivering fresh information, and I got my offer sooner than I thought.

     

     

    Testimonial for Paul Bridenbaugh,
    Kazunobu Omura, RAQA Manager
  • Testimonial for Chris Agomuo

    The Recruitment Agents are really helpful, they went the extra mile to find a job that fits my requirements. Chris is friendly and very approachable.

     

    Testimonial for Chris Agomuo,
    Yeung Ching Sum, Accounting Associate
  • Testimonial for Beta Sin

    They were great. Beta Sin quickly and consistently responded to any questions I had. Further, she also kept me up-to-date as far as the details of the eventual job offer progressed. Finally, she was constantly available via phone and email to discuss any concerns I had.

     

    Testimonial for Beta Sin,
    Eric K. Morton, Patent Attorney
  • Testimonial for Daniel Biggs

    A lot of attractive positions were available through Specialized Group. My consultant, Daniel Biggs, was very attentive.

     

    Testimonial for Daniel Biggs,
    Kaori Horita, Administrative Coordinator
  • Testimonial for Christine Remy

    I am so thankful that Christine was the one who helped me. She took the time to get to know me and what I was looking for, and she also knew the hiring companies well and what they wanted. With her professional expertise, she prepared me well for my interviews which made me feel more confident. Her confidence in me also made me feel that she genuinely cared and wanted the best for me. I believe that Christine is very helpful, and I would recommend her for finding appropriate jobs for each candidate. 

    Testimonial for Christine Remy,
    T. H., Cosmetics Specialist