‘Progress is impossible without change’ George Bernard Shaw
Whether streamlining and restructuring, expansion into new markets, the deployment of new technologies, the roll out of a new service, whatever the change, to implement it successfully a cultural shift needs to take place; a shift in the hearts, minds and therefore behaviours of your people. This is where HR must take the lead.
The scale of the project is often irrelevant; it’s the employee experience that matters. We work with your people to implement initiatives that:
- Engage and empower them in the process
- Enable understanding of the necessity and benefits
- Change cultures and behaviours
We work with you to identify skills-gaps and, where appropriate, put in place the necessary training and resourcing to address them. Most importantly, we partner with the primary drivers of change in any organisation, your leaders, offering insight and objectivity to bring clarity, even to the most complex of transformation agendas.
Recruitment at its best.
John and his team recently placed me in my perfect role, and I have to say their recruitment process is the best I’ve come across. They took so much time to understand what I was looking for and to ultimately ensure the role I was placed in was a perfect fit.
As an employer, I wouldn’t use any other agency now I’ve been through their process as a candidate. They do so much of the work the employer usually would, saving you precious time, but more importantly giving you peace of mind you’re employing the right person. I look forward to working with them more in the future and highly recommend them to both candidates and employers.
Assistant Director of Finance, Gloucester City Homes
On a personal level I have not come across a recruiter who has worked at relationships with candidates and clients as much as Phil Topper. If I am asked for a referral Phil’s name will without doubt be top of the list.
Mike Attwood ACMA
I have been talking to Darren Richards at Seymour John for several months, exploring the audit and risk market. Darren is a pleasure to deal with, always helpful and he was careful to select only those roles that were the best fit for my skills and experience. Darren was easy to talk to and kept in touch without prompting, something many other recruitment firms have not done. I have now managed to secure a superb role in Internal Audit thanks in no small part to the efforts of Darren Richards. I would recommend Darren and Seymour John unreservedly, a pleasure to deal with from start to finish.
Risk Assurance Manager, Lloyds Banking Group
Having dealt with more established and well known financial services recruiters this kind of service is pretty unheard of…I am more than happy to endorse the work that they are trying to do and look forward to continuing our relationship together.
SPM Consulting and Management Ltd
Lee has been a great help in orchestrating my latest career move. He’s provided appropriate leads and has talked me through each step of the process, ensuring I was well briefed and confident for interview. He has gone out of his way to ensure that all my queries were answered and provided honest advice. I’d highly recommend Lee as a recruitment consultant.
Accounts Manager, Heywoods Chartered Accountants
As a candidate I found that all the team at Seymour John offer a very professional, efficient and personable service. They arranged an interview promptly and remained in contact and gave support throughout my contract. I would have no hesitation in working with them again.
Costello Contracting Ltd
From my initial contact with Seymour John they provided a service which was both very efficient and professional. Emlyn and Mark took the time to fully understand my needs and expectations, taking pride in building a worthwhile relationship through regular contact both on the phone and face to face. As a candidate of Seymour John you feel extremely valued and I would highly recommend them.
IS Griffiths Ltd
Darren was recommended to me by a previous client I had completed some work for whilst working in consultancy, always a good sign. After a lengthy chat, which did not feel rushed or a roll out of the usual questions, he found out why I wanted to leave my current role, seemed to fully understand the reasons behind this and grasped the type of role and direction I was looking for. The result being a great interview with a great company and eventually a great job offer which I hope will be the start of the next stage of my career. Seymour John has the personal touch I was looking for which is difficult to find these days and the level of communication was outstanding.
Risk & Regulatory Manager, RAC
Having Seymour John represent me was a smooth transition in finding me a placement and I felt highly valued throughout the whole process from start to end. Should the need arise again, I’d have every confidence to use them again.
Management Accountant, Henry Howard Finance
I already had a strong relationship with Simon as a client so when I decided that it was time for a career move he was the obvious choice for help and guidance… he found the right business, with the right culture and people, in the right location and got me face time… now I am Finance Director of that business. I wouldn’t hesitate in recommending Simon to anyone in my network.
Finance Director, McAuliffe Group