Looking to hire?
Are you looking for quality candidates? The most fundamental part of any successful business is having the right people to drive it forward, at Kingston Barnes we understand how important that is.
We see ourselves as an extension of your company and care about providing you with the people that will enable it to grow as if we were actually working for you. Our reputation is built on our ability to deliver, and the method in which we attract talent to your organisation is what stands us apart from our competitors.
Kingston Barnes offers a consultative approach tailored to you, having the flexibility to work to your criteria and your timescales.
Services we offer our clients include:
- Permanent Recruitment
- Temporary and Interim Recruitment
- Executive Search & Retained Assignments
- Salary Survey
- Advertising Solutions
- Open Day Management / Co-ordination
Once a commitment has been made by Kingston Barnes to undertake an assignment we will dedicate our time to providing only the right solution and right quality candidates.
We will only submit candidates that are pre-screened following an extensive process of interviewing, reference taking and each candidate will be fully briefed regarding the opportunity. We pride ourselves on quality not quantity and when it comes to recruitment we aim to get it right first time, every time.
but don’t just take our word for it… Hear from our clients why they choose to use Kingston Barnes.
The Kingston Barnes Employment Cycle for quality candidates
STAGE 1: BENCHMARK
We work with the client to create a detailed specification and establish a ‘benchmark’ candidate. We agree on timescales for CV review phase and interviews. We identify target companies, sectors and organisations that would match the client’s requirements and present these for the client’s review.
STAGE 2: RESEARCH
Intensive research phase to find suitable quality candidates in the market. We prioritise biographies of candidates into a shortlist and review these with the client.
STAGE 3: ASSESS
We approach the identified candidates initially to assess their suitability and gauge their interest in the opportunity. We remain flexible against the candidate timescales and commitments.
STAGE 4: REQUEST
Our first and second approach stage to candidates to assess their interest and suitability. We request CVs, again remaining flexible to candidate timescales.
STAGE 5: FACE TO FACE
We conduct face to face interviews with candidates to assess their competency against the client’s specification. We present the chosen CVs to the client.
STAGE 6: FIRST INTERVIEW
Client recruitment process begins – first interviews take place, working with the agreed criteria
STAGE 7: SECOND INTERVIEW
Second interviews take place having found candidates that best fit your requirements.
STAGE 8: NEGOTIATION
Remaining interviews are conducted and offers are negotiated as you are left with the strongest possible options for you to make informed decisions.
STAGE 9: OFFER
Candidate accepts the offer and a start date is agreed with the client. Ensuring that both candidate and your business are in the best possible position to grow.