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Recruitment Services

Food Careers offer a flexible service exclusively to Food Industry businesses seeking staff, recruitment advice or related services. Our recruitment methods will depend upon: the need of each individual client, the vacancy, market availability and timescales.

Our Approach usually involves the use of at least one of the following core recruitment services:

Contingency, or Database recruitment as it is known is a popular recruitment service and involves providing candidates to our client from our extensive database containing in excess of 30,000 food industry professionals. Typically, contingency assignments are completed within 4 weeks from start to job offer.

Executive Search, or Headhunt as it is known, involves the researching and targeting of individuals within competitor, allied or complimentary sectors on behalf of a client. Typically, Search assignments are completed within 6 weeks from commencement to job offer and include the following key stages:

  • Client Briefing
  • Detailed Research of Appropriate Companies / Candidates to Contact
  • Approach/Headhunt
  • Candidate Interview and Shortlist Selection
  • Job Offer Management

Advertised Selection involves the placement and management of a job advertisement on behalf of a client and typically, Advertised Selection assignments are completed within 6 weeks from commencement to job offer. It includes the following stages:

  • Client Briefing
  • Media selection and drafting of job advert for client approval
  • Job Advert Response Management
  • Candidate Interview and Shortlist Selection
  • Job Offer Management

Combined Search and Selection is an extremely thorough recruitment service as it merges both Advertised Selection and Executive Search processes. Typically combined Search and Selection assignments are completed within 8 weeks from commencement to job offer. The following elements are included:

  • Client Briefing
  • Media selection and drafting of job advert for client approval
  • Detailed Research of Appropriate Companies / Candidates to Contact
  • Job Advert Response Management
  • Approach/Headhunt
  • Candidate Interview and Shortlist Selection
  • Job Offer Management

Rapid Response is a unique blend of Executive Search and Contingency, combined to provide you with a pre agreed number of candidates in ten working days – guaranteed. Ideal for the client looking for the thoroughness of Executive Search but with a rapid result.


Additional Recruitment Services:

  • Co-Sourcing Recruitment
  • Salary Surveys and Remuneration Advice
  • Psychometric Testing and Job Match
  • CV Verification and Background Checks
  • Technical Testing
  • Competency and Technical Interviews
  • Verbal Reasoning and Numeric Tests
  • Executive Recruitment Research
  • Candidate Assessment Centre Management 

Our Additional Services can be used individually or in tandem with any of the above core services.