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Securing and retaining the best people for your organisation isn’t simple. A ‘one size fits all approach’ doesn’t work. That’s why our services – executive search, talent management and contracting – are delivered by industry specialists and designed to achieve the results you need.
“James is an exceptional recruiter…James manages to read the value in people not necessarily evident in their resume, demonstrating a broad sector knowledge. His involvement is professional, personal and he cares about his work to an extent I have not seen with other recruiters.”
“I was referred to James Usher as someone with a refreshing angle to executive search and talent development. He turned out to be very helpful in testing my career aspirations and linking opportunities with credible candidates.”
“I have known and worked with James for over 15 years. In all this time I have always appreciated his drive, get-it-done attitude and capacity for innovative yet practical solutions…”
“…they have now recruited a variety of roles for me in the UK and Germany. Delivery quality has been exceptionally high but what sets them apart is their integrity. I can trust James and his team to carry out confidential assignments on my behalf and I know that they will always represent PecoFacet in a professional fashion.”
“…their expert knowledge of recruitment best-practice across a variety of sectors enabled us to design an optimal org chart for recruitment complete …. and by streamlining our PSL and bringing all agencies onto a single, consistent Service Level Agreement they helped us to achieve significant savings in external spend…”
“The insight that Douglas Stuart have provided is excellent. They quickly and professionally reviewed our approach, provided cost effective and practical solutions and removed the burden of recruitment that our management teams had felt prior to their involvement.”
“James provided invaluable input into defining the core objectives of the proactive talent acquisition initiative…He is a true professional with a wealth of experience and knowledge, who always goes beyond the immediate outcomes and is able to provide a consultative, results driven service that sets him apart from competitors.”
“James and I have worked together on a number of executive search and talent mapping projects. James is a great sparring partner, professional, upfront and honest in his approach. With James the work is done professionally and he’s valued as a trusted partner.”
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Most of us have experienced rejection at some point in our lives. It’s not pleasant. When it happens it doesn’t feel like there’s an upside. It just feels personal and can hit us at our very core. It’s perhaps not much of a surprise then to discover that the experience of a rejection, activates the […]