The success of any business relies on the strength of its workforce, none more so than in the technical sector. The process of recruiting quality employees can be disruptive, diverting precious time and energy from core business. Outsourcing recruitment is the obvious solution, but is only cost-effective if your chosen recruiter is an industry specialist whose consultants take pride in a job well done.
At Conrad Consulting we work closely with our clients and candidates to ensure that their needs are understood and taken into account. The sector-specific knowledge of every consultant enables us to identify and source the type of candidate who is likely to be a good match for your organisation.
By doing your permanent recruitment we will take away all the stress associated with sourcing the perfect candidate, allowing you to be free to focus on your main business activities. By developing an ongoing working partnership with you and an in-depth knowledge of your business, we will maximise the probability of finding the perfect addition to your team. We will keep you informed at every step of the way so you remain fully in control of the process.
In all cases, we follow a highly effective process to develop our understanding of your business as well as of the type of person and skillset you need to positively impact your company performance.
We will initially work with you to completely understand the requirements and can assist in helping create the role profile if required.
We would use a combination of methods to attract the right candidates. These approaches will include;-
Candidates will be assessed against the role profile as well as their cultural fit within the organisation. We will screen all CV’s received to create an initial shortlist before going on to the first round of interviews. This stage will obviously include the careful evaluation of each candidate’s background and skills, as well as their overall suitability as a potential employee with your company. Relevant identification and eligibility will also be carried out on all potential candidates.
We will support you with your interview process as appropriate. Regular contact will be maintained with you to update on progress and feedback will be taken from both parties.
We will advise all candidates on the outcome of their application. Our aim is to provide every candidate with an exceptional experience that reflects positively on your company brand. The offer process will be fully managed by us and we will keep both parties updated throughout regarding start dates.
Once the successful candidate starts with you it really is just the beginning of the ongoing process as we want everyone we place to have a long and successful career. We will maintain regular follow-up calls to both you and your new team member to monitor success.
I have worked with Conrad Consulting for many years now and have always been very impressed with their professional service and high calibre of candidates. Conrad Consulting have acquired a good understanding and knowledge of our business during our working relationship, meeting our requirements every time in an efficient, professional and friendly manner.David Sharp, Director - Meinhardt Group (Client)
Over the last three years we have been steadily building an exceptional team of professional Architects in our Leeds Studio. Box Architects have an ambitious programme of growth ahead of us and ensuring we only attract the very best talent in the region is an essential ingredient to our business success.Graham Place, Director - Box Architects (Client)
Ensuring we get the best support and advice available as we make these strategic growth decisions is incredibly important for us and we are therefore particularly careful about who we trust to support our business in this critical area.
James at Conrad Consulting has worked with us on the appointment of numerous new positions across all levels of experience. He has taken the time to comprehensively understand our business, our culture and our requirements and this detailed knowledge allows him to strategically place candidates with us whom we can be confident will easily integrate into our culture and our practice.
James has proven over the years to be honest and fair and we consider him an integral part of our ongoing business success. For any Architectural practice seeking a similar path of growth to the one we continue to pursue, I would highly recommend you partner with James at Conrad Consulting to support you in your endeavours as we have done.
James worked tirelessly to assist me with the recruitment of a quantity surveyor for our company, James was very co-operative and patient in the search to find us the right candidate. The communication skills used were excellent and nothing was too much trouble, thank you James, I would recommend the services of Conrad Consulting without hesitationAndrew Bardon, Technical Director - Align Property Partners (Client)
Conrad Consulting and Gary Gabriel Associates have worked very well together over many years. We like people who are highly professional, self-motivated and self-disciplined but who know how and when to have fun. Graham has the great knack of finding them.James Wallace - Practice Manager at Gary Gabriel Associates (Client)
I have a longstanding relationship with Conrad Consulting who have always maintained a thorough understanding of the nature of our business and our needs when tasked with specific capability requirements for our recruitment. Conrad Consulting and particularly Graham Ventham have always been honest, enthusiastic and very professional in the performance of their service. They have always endeavoured to match high quality candidates with specific positions we have targeted. Regular communication has also demonstrated that they are very much aware of the pervading market conditions and have a very good ‘finger on the pulse’ without the need to overstate sentiment in the broader design consultancy business. Above all Conrad Consulting’s attention to detail, knowledge and trustworthy service make them the leading recruiting agency that I turn to when recruitment outside our business is contemplated.Steve Prichard, Business Unit Director - Aecom (Client)