More than simply a recruitment firm, Elton Recruitment has proved its mettle by being awarded a prestigious title in the 2019 Coaching and Recruitment Awards. We speak to owner and founding partner, Richard Owen to find out the secrets behind their remarkable success.
Elton Recruitment is an independent boutique staffing consultancy with a goal of becoming its client’s lifetime talent recruitment partner.
Founded by Richard Owen in 2017, Elton Recruitment prides itself on working with its clients to identify what they want to achieve, what their criteria for success is and what timescales they are working to. Elton Recruitment will then work out a bespoke strategy to suit.
Director, Richard, tells us a little more about the firm.
“We are not just another recruitment firm; as an independent company we take a consultative approach to finding talent,” Richard embellishes. “Once we understand the company culture and have a detailed picture of the vacancy to be filled, we use our knowledge and expertise to find the right candidates for the business. We provide a variety of services ranging from assessment days to psychometric evaluations.”
Richard has many years of experience in the service industry. After holding a number of senior roles in the hospitality industry in the USA, he moved back to the UK. After many years of working for a number of global recruitment companies, Richard demonstrated that he had the ability to identify and place exceptional talent and decided to establish Elton Recruitment. The company continues to go from strength to strength, successfully placing candidates in the below sectors as well as other specialist roles as required by clients.
Servicing the three key markets of facilities services, hospitality and office support, the emphasis is very much on the client at Elton Recruitment and finding the right fit for a candidate is of paramount importance. It is this diligence and devotion to client care that has seen Elton Recruitment receive the prestigious title of Best Office Support Recruitment Consultancy in the UK – 2019, an accolade given by the Coaching and Recruitment Awards to recognise trailblazers in the sector.
“It’s always good to be recognised for the achievements you have made,” continues Richard. “Since starting Elton Recruitment two years ago we have developed our niche approach to supporting our clients’ recruitment needs and our candidate’s career aspirations. We are pleased to see that many of our clients return to us time and again to fill new job vacancies. They cite our industry knowledge, consultative approach and successful candidate placement ratio as the reason for our ongoing relationship with them.
“We work with them to understand their needs so that we connect them to the right people for their business. We like to think that our candidates become our future clients. Our personal, client-focussed approach can be relied upon to give honest feedback during the recruitment process.