Sophie & the team at The Candidate provided us with an extremely professional and efficient service. Of the 5 interviews we conducted any of the candidates would have fit the role perfectly, it's a shame we had to narrow it down to 2. Highly recommended. Thanks!

Oliver, Director, Odin Group

I really feel like the business has listened to my needs, worked out what I am looking for and have tried to find candidates that fit. It’s because of this that we have 2 new starters in the next month, both sourced by your team. Megan is always bright and enthusiastic when I speak to her and it’s clear she has a real drive to get the best for her clients. She’s made me feel like you have had this situation under control from the first meeting and is one of the main reasons why I will use The Candidate again in the future.


Pete McManus, Regional Sales Director, talkSPORT

I met with Daisy as scheduled today, and I wanted to provide some positive feedback. I found her very knowledgeable and she's already sent me some great CV's which is brilliant. She's very thorough and I hope to be working with you on many more roles to come. 


Anjeli, Marketing Manager

Rachel is an absolute pleasure to work with - not only is she dedicated to her role and to clients like myself, she has the utmost patience and puts in her time and effort in finding the most perfect role suitable for you at The Candidate. Rachel has been very helpful since we first connected, thank you and I very much look forward on what is to come!

Rebecca, December 2015

The candidate took a difficult brief for a Marketing Manager role that required industry specific knowledge, strategic planning and operational delivery in one person. They supplied the perfect candidate who was an excellent fit for the role from a skills, attitude and cultural perspective. On that basis I would highly recommend their services!


Gareth, Managing Director, Evoultion

I worked with Laura at The Candidate recently to start building my team at Gumtree. What I really valued from Laura was her understanding in to why this was such an important hire for us. Laura really listened and took on board what I needed from a person not only in terms of skill set but also personal traits, creating a 1st draft of candidates to see that was already virtually a short list - the match was that good. Subsequently my time needed to assess candidates, interview and appoint was swift as Laura only put people in front of me that she knew met all the criteria and not just a tick in a few boxes. 
I will certainly be keeping in touch with Laura and the next hire; I'm straight to The Candidate - thanks for your help Laura.

James, Regional Group Head, Gumtree

Feature Media have been very impressed with The Candidate. From the first contact to the end of the process, they were extremely professional and a pleasure to deal with. They communicated regularly, sent us some excellent candidates and had clearly worked very hard on our behalf. I would not hesitate to recommend them and we shall certainly speak to them for future recruitment needs.

Ian, Director, Feature Media

Our business is very much based on delivering tangible business results for our clients. To that end the talent that we look to recruit needs to reflect those traits and it is vital that our recruitment partners understand that need. Laura has shown a deep understanding of our complex recruitment needs and has consistently delivered quantity and quality. She consistently goes over and above the brief to ensure that she exceeds expectations and takes the pain out of the recruitment process.

Liam, All Response Media

Laura went to great lengths to find us the right candidate. She was presented with the task of recruiting us a new BDM without spamming us with CVs and poor quality candidates. 

Laura took her time to seek the right level of candidate before presenting their CV to us. She then followed the whole process through with the highest level of professionalism and was very attentive to both ours and the candidate's needs, ensuring a perfect match for Harlequin

I would recommend Laura and the candidate to any business looking to recruit. 

Liam, Director & Head of Digital Services, Harlequin Digital

We approached The Candidate in April 2014 for an Ecommerce and Social Media Executive to join the rapidly expanding digital team at The Workplace Depot.

We were very impressed at how smooth the process was of handing over the job specifications to our contact at The Candidate and how quickly the details appeared on the website and on LinkedIn. Within a few days they provided us with a number of good candidates having screened their CVs and also had pre-interview phone calls with them. We selected three candidates for interview and within a week had met all three and decided to call two of them back for second interviews.

During the whole recruitment process the communications between ourselves and the interviewees was made quick and easy by the professional expertise of our recruitment representative. Considering we had failed miserably in the preceding couple of months trying to find someone via local media, it was breathtaking just how efficient the whole process was when we employed The Candidate to help us.

In the end we couldn't decide which of the final two candidates to recruit as they were both of an equally high standard - so we decided to employ both of them! They have now settled into our busy little team and we would be only to delighted to recommend The Candidate to other businesses looking to recruit Digital, Media and Marketing professionals.

Matt, Head of Digital, Central Source Ltd

Using recruitment agencies in the past has always been hit and miss but I have to say that the experience when using The Candidate has been excellent from start to finish. Their website first led me to them, which was easy to navigate and gave me lots of information. After an initial telephone conversation I was pleasantly surprised by they way they understood the type of role I was looking for with out the normal recruitment sales spiel. A one to one consultation to identify the ideal person to fill the job role was undertaken in a very professional and very precise way. Thus resulted in a number of high calibre CV's coming my way and after a series of interviews I have employed one of their clients. The input throughout the process has been very polite, friendly and efficient. If your looking for an agency to recruit staff then I would highly recommend The Candidate.

Antony, Swell UK

The Candidate really took time to understand my business and sourced two perfect team members. Brian was a pleasure to deal with and was very proactive. It's been the best experience I've had with a recruitment agency, they are a specialist in their industry and really know their stuff. I'll definitely use them again.

Graham, Webtise

We've worked closely with The Candidate this year to fill a number of important roles at theEword, the team have been great at delivering talented candidates to help build our agency. Normally recruitment is pretty tough, but they made it really easy and efficient.  Not only did they understand our business, culture, and our requirements for the roles, they were really lovely people to deal with! They are now our trusted partner and we would highly recommend them to other people.

Natalie, theEword

Throughout 2013 I've been working closely with The Candidate to help recruit for a number of positions at MediaCom. They have made a real effort to understand both the company and the type of people we are looking for which means the candidates we get through are generally a very close match to what we are looking for.
As well as doing a first class job as recruiters, the team have fantastic personalities and are easy to get along with. They're the sort of people you're more than happy to have a chat on the phone with and go out for a cheeky pint with too.

Ed, SEO Group Head, MediaCom

The Candidate have provided Regital with a fantastic service across our on-going recruitment drive. They have displayed a great understanding of our exact requirements, ensuring they stick to the brief at all times.
The strong quality of potential candidates they've sent through our door has actually made the hiring process consistently a tough decision to make. This is a nice and refreshing problem to have.

Ian, Director, Regital

From the initial briefing to finding the right person, I found The Candidate extremely professional and efficient. Most importantly, they understood the brief and what our company was looking for. Our recruitment manager was always on hand and keen to work with me in order to clearly understand the exact person we were looking for in terms of experience and how they'd fit in to the role. I would definitely work with The Candidate again and would highly recommend them to others.

Lisa, Head of Marketing, Retail.

The fastest and the easiest recruitment this company has carried out. We needed someone to fill a role as quickly as possible and The Candidate found the perfect person who could start within a few weeks. The Candidate made sure the people who came for interview were well prepped and aware of what the role included which made it much easier for us to assess what skills they had and what they could bring to the business.

Sian, MediaCom
Working with The Candidate has enabled us to meet our digital recruitment requirements. They listened to the brief carefully and delivered exactly what we were looking for. I would recommend The Candidate for their great client service and the efficient delivery of quality candidates.
Lee, Exact Abacus
If I'm known for one thing, it's my dislike of recruitment agencies. I don't dislike The Candidate. They didn't stick many people in front of me. They stuck someone in front of me who was right for PushOn in terms of skill set and personality. We took them on. I like that.
Simon, PushON
The Candidate have a working knowledge of digital media and agency life, using them allows us to fill our jobs successfully and efficiently.
Adam, Carat Manchester

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Laura is one of those rare recruiters that takes the time to really understand both the business and recruit to make sure they're the perfect fit through exhaustive prep, screening, research but also an uncanny understanding of what people really want. I can't recommend her enough for her professionalism and patience.

Finn, Candidate, November 2017