Welcome and thank you for taking time to look at The Candidate website. We hope that you get an excellent understanding of our agency and how we can help you in future with your recruitment needs. We feel our agency is unique as one of The Candidate's Managing Partners; Colin Telford has extensive experience of working and setting up advertising agencies in the North West. His involvement within digital marketing spans from the year 2000, and it is this understanding and experience that is invaluable when appreciating what type of person and what skill set you need for candidates to be successful in your agency.
We know who you are looking for
Whether it is client facing candidates that you require or hands on search marketers, we can help source them for you. We understand that each agency has different requirements and each client has their own separate set of demands. Therefore the importance of identifying the right type of person to bring under your agency umbrella is imperative. It may be an accomplished and experienced candidate you need to hit the ground running or someone you see potential in as an entry level candidate to develop, whatever the case we will ensure we have taken the correct brief and work alongside you to deliver the right candidate.
We've successfully placed candidates at various levels, from Account Assistant level right through to Sales Directors. The reason for our success has come from the combination of market understanding and taking a detailed brief from our clients. With an awareness of the importance of the getting the smallest detail right, we have a rigorous approach where we thoroughly question all of our agency candidates face to face ahead of all interviews. This is to ensure that they are knowledgeable about the particular role and agency they are applying for. This process has led to an excellent success rate in placing the right candidate in the right agency.
Make the right choice
We know that the unsuccessful hire of a candidate can set any business back by between 3 & 6 months on average. We are proud of the fact that 100% of our candidates placed within advertising agencies have remained in their roles for 12 months or more. The recruitment of candidates is a significant financial resource and as with all purchases, it is essential that the money is spent in the optimum way.
No position too big or small
The Candidate is proud to work with and help recruit for a variety of agencies, ranging from the small independents with 10 - 15 employees through to large global advertising networks with regional offices. We have the flexibility to offer bespoke terms for our agencies based on their requirements and as we are committed to long term relationships, we can offer beneficial commercials to underline our commitment. We are confident that our knowledge, our passion and our eye for detail are key factors that will benefit you when you choose to recruit.
We have the flexibility to offer terms for our agencies based on their requirements and as we are committed to long term relationships, can offer beneficial commercials to underline our commitment.
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It didn’t take long to build rapport with Laura, as her excellent communication skills shone through from the start. She placed me in my most recent position and was very thorough in liaising between myself and my prospective employer at the time - an often understated skill. Moving to a new city for the position at short notice was not going to be easy, but Laura made sure I was as informed and prepped as possible when going through the interview stages and seemed to always have my best interests at heart. One of the most personable recruiters I have worked with, and I will certainly be calling her first when I am considering changing position again!