Recruitment

Recruitment services for SMEs

Most definitely NOT your typical Recruitment Agency!

A growing business inevitably means hiring people and growing your team, but recruiting can be time consuming and can take away the focus away from the day-to-day running of your business. We help SMEs save time and money by providing flexible recruitment services for businesses based in Chester, North Wales and across the North West.

Our expertise lies in introducing you to candidates who fit not just the requirements of the job but also the personality and values of your company. We are proud of an exceptional 94% success rate of our roles being successfully placed.

The level of recruitment service you require will depend on how much time you have to give to the process, the level of expertise available within your team and where the role sits within your organisation.

Because one size doesn’t fit all, we have 4 core options to choose from…

Right people…right place…

Recruiting the right executive talent for your business, whether middle management or at board level is crucial for business growth and success.

Option 1.

The Full Recruitment Service

Our full recruitment service for SMEs is designed to deliver strong and relevant candidates for your key executive roles. Over the last 30 years, we have become experts in what we do but you have a part to play too…

We need you to be open and honest about your culture, your values and what makes your business tick so that the candidates we source have a similar outlook. It’s all about getting that ‘fit’ right. Skill and experience is important, of course, but to recruit and hang onto talented people, a values match is a must!

The areas we can recruit for…

Operations
Finance
HR
Business Development
Marketing
Facilities
Logistics
Non-Exec
Interim and Project Management
Change Management

Recruitment Outsourcing

When the full recruitment solution isn’t necessary but specific support is required, we can become your ‘virtual’ recruitment department by undertaking part of the process to relieve the pressure on your own internal resources and help to enhance your employer brand.

We can do as little or as much of the recruitment process as you want…it’s entirely up to you!

Option 2.

Source, CV and telephone screen

  • Candidate attraction strategy
  • Collating ad responses
  • Visual CV assessment
  • Telephone screen of relevant candidates
  • Submission of longlisted candidates’ CVs with telephone interview notes

Option 3.

Source & Visual CV Screen

Relieve pressure on your internal team by outsourcing part of the recruitment process.

Benefit from the support you need with our source and visual CV screening services

  • Candidate attraction strategy
  • Collating ad responses
  • CV forwarding to client

Want to explore these options in more detail?  Then book a FREE consultation

Option 4.

Life Orientations (LifO) – efficient profiling

Did you know that 46% of new hires fail within the first 18 months? Whether you are recruiting for senior key roles or someone further down the line, the cost of failure is estimated to be 3.5 times that person’s salary. So how can you improve the success of your new recruits, reducing cost and disruption to your business?

Life Orientations® (LifO) is a particularly efficient profiling tool that helps managers and staff become more engaged and effective in the workplace. It has been used for over 30 years in more than 30 countries around the world and is translated into 18 different languages. So it truly has stood the test of time.

Here’s how it works.

  • Using LifO® as part of the recruitment process at the shortlist stage is an excellent way to help you identify candidates’ behavioural traits in relation to the role to be appointed.
  • Our qualified assessor provides direct feedback to both you and the individual, helping to identify the values that drive an individual’s behaviour, as well as the values of an organization, and gives pointers to how the two can align.

The Lifo® survey can be delivered online or as a pen and paper exercise and is supported by a wide range of resources including workbooks and training materials to enhance personal and team development.

If you would like to improve your success rate in recruiting the right people for your company, simply call us or take advantage of our free consultation.

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