As our great leader basks in the glory of taking our great country out of recession we as “real” decision makers need to be sharp and decisive in what we do strategy wise throughout 2010.
2009 was an extremely difficult year and having guided our way through very challenging times we need to look at our recruitment plans. The biggest mistake would be to rush into recruitment, yes we need to strengthen our teams however it is more essential that we recruit the right staff.
We can help you in your recruitment planning for the year ahead and I would welcome the opportunity of visiting any decision maker if you think it might assist you in the recruitment process.
Howett Thorpe has been trading for in excess of 20 years and have already successfully negotiated the recession of the early 90’s, our local knowledge and database puts us in a very strong position to assist you.
It is not just about recruitment, it is about retaining your best staff. Our latest salary survey is about to be released and I believe that its simplicity and the fact that it is based on local trends can be a useful tool to ensure you make the right decisions.
Howett Thorpe witnessed a decline in its net fees during 2009 primarily in Public Practice and the Temporaries market. Whilst it is early days in 2010, there is positive movement in the temporaries sector and we have seen a significant increase in job registrations.
There is no doubt that whilst specialist recruitment markets continue to be very challenging, candidate and client sentiment have improved over recent months and this is very encouraging in monitoring future trends.
We as a business, have invested a substantial sum in our IT infrastructure which will over the forthcoming months make us even more efficient when working with you.
Whilst it’s been a challenging 2009 I look forward to the new year, I am always available so please call me if I can be of any assistance, alternatively my team have substantial experience in all areas of recruitment. You can “meet the team” by clicking on our Contact Us section
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100% again another well matched candidate. The whole accounts department now consists of HT candidates.Practice Manager Legal Company in Surrey
We have used Howett Thorpe for a number of roles. The relationship we have with the staff there is excellent and we know it's only a quick call and they will have everything in hand.Human Resources IT company in Surrey
Richard was fantastic - great quality CVs and a pleasure to work with, would definitely use Howett Thorpe again.Human Resources Catering Company in Middlesex
Excellent service as usual! Wouldn't use another agency - Howett Thorpe are the only agency that don't harass me every other week!Finance Manager Leisure Industry in Surrey
Excellent service – this was a textbook exercise in how to recruit for a client properly.Group Finance Director Architects in Surrey
Julia has saved me so much time and effort by ensuring that I get the right CV's. She has made sure that the process runs as smoothly as possible, and is a pleasure to work with. I cannot recommend Julia highly enough.Group Financial Controller IT company, Surrey
Laura was amazing and made me feel at ease the whole way through the whole interview process to getting the job. She really is one in a million.Group Financial Controller G Potts
We have worked with Laura for several years now and she always manages to understand our needs, she is a dream to work with.Finance Manager Import Company in Surrey
Very helpful and prompt in arranging suitable candidates.Processing Manager Business Services in Surrey