Executive Search and Selection Recruitment in Manchester
Brian Matthews has 15 years recruitment
experience across all sectors. Having managed and developed
recruitment consultants and managers alike for 13 years, he takes
pride in his long standing relationships with candidates and
clients. This has let him develop his tried and perfected technique
with Search and Selection.
With an unprecedented growth in digital, media & ecommerce
over the last few years, talent creation is becoming increasingly
more pressing for candidates at Director level. It's no longer only
required in the middle management and executive market.
The growing demand for senior executives and business leaders
from our clients has been down to the
unstoppable growth of online businesses.
Given the nature of a senior management structure there
tends to be a much smaller pool of active candidates in the
We at The
Candidate realise that it cannot be a contingency approach when
recruiting these types of candidates as the roles tend be very
specialised with likely only two or three candidates suitable for
any one role at a time.
With this new demand for high calibre candidates in leading
North West businesses, The Candidate has turned its experienced
hand to Search and Selection recruitment for a number of clients in
The search and selection approach is naturally methodical,
focused and structured based on skillset and that 3rd
dimension - personality. Working via networks and headhunting this
is a sensitive and tailored approach. This requires and experienced
approach and with over 30 years combined experience in Digital and
recruitment we at The Candidate
are perfectly placed to match any digital brief.
This stage of the recruitment process is were we at The
Candidate will really make a difference. By interviewing each
candidate face to face on the long list we can comprehensively
delve into the executive's skillset and in turn we will match the
core competencies of their skillset to the job brief.
This interview can almost be deemed as a first interview on
behalf of the client. It will mean that the candidate will know
what the brief is and ultimately whether they will be right for the
client long term.
It's important that as a client and a senior candidate that when
you come to engage with a recruiter they understand the brief and
company as well as any potential pitfalls on the vacancy. The key
factors in a successful engagement are the following;
- Culture - Will you/they fit and/or be right to lead in the
- Skillset - Do you/they have tangible successes to measure up
- Network - Does the recruiter have the network to attract the
- Motivation - What is the key motivators for the person to move?
Money, responsibility, location or business.
Following a number of successful engagements The Candidate are
striving to deliver an unparalleled service in the upper echelons
of digital marketing recruitment.
If you are looking for a senior hire or as a senior
executive looking for that next challenge please do not hesitate to
contact Brian Matthews - Managing Partner at The
Check out Brian's
email firstname.lastname@example.org or give Brian
a call on 07718190721.