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At HSQ Recruitment we understand that having just one key person missing from your team can detrimentally affect your efficiency and profitability. We can manage the recruitment process for you and let you focus on keeping the other areas of your business running. Our industry accredited and professionally trained Consultants work with our clients to ensure we fully understand your brief in terms of job description, person specification and organisational culture.

Our Consultants work with clients across a broad range of expertise and across a number of business sectors; Utilities, Water, Civil Engineering, Engineering and Manufacturing, Office & Commercial, Finance & Accountancy and Industrial & Warehousing. We can offer both contingency or retained business options and solutions for permanent positions at all levels of requirements, from entry level roles to Senior Executive. This is normally on an exclusive basis to enable us to really partner with our clients and give them the ultimate service.

Our Permanent Recruitment Process

In-depth discussion to ascertain your specific requirements and gain a full understanding of company values and culture

Proactive Candidate Attraction Strategy
Website advertising, use of a variety of successful job platforms and social media, use of an extensive in-house database, Candidate referrals and recommendations.

Screening & Selection
Suitable candidates are called for an initial telephone screening, matching their skills, fit and commitment to the specified criteria. Suitable candidates will complete a full registration process.

Reference, Ticket and Certification Checking
Comprehensive checks are carried out and the following information is held on our database.

  • Full CV

  • Proof of ID and eligibility to work in the UK

  • All certifications are checked

  • Work Permit, if required

  • Confirmation & follow up

Short list
We will select the most suitably qualified candidates and whenever possible undertake face to face interviews utilising best practice interviewing techniques. We will present your business professionally to candidates with background information on the role, culture and environment. You will be presented with a shortlist of candidates with detailed information on their backgrounds and experiences.

Client Interviews
After agreement on the short-listed candidates, we will coordinate interviews with you and the selected candidates, and receive feedback from both parties in a timely manner. Interviews can be held at your premises or at our offices.

Making the Offer
We will advise the successful candidate of the offer and act as the liaison point for you regarding salary negotiations, offer letter and contract, length of notice period, commencement date and any specific induction details or requirements. Once the formal job offer has been accepted in writing by the candidate we will advise unsuccessful candidates promptly.

We will follow up with you and the candidate after commencement in the role to ensure there has been a smooth transition for you and the employee.