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The recruitment process

Here’s a step-by-step guide of what you can expect when you work with us to recruit a new employee. Michael Page’s recruitment process in 10 steps.

1. Get in touch

To discuss your hiring process, please contact Michael Page or upload your job specification to our website and your best point of contact call you straight back.


2. Clarification of your requirements

We arrange an in-depth face-to-face meeting or teleconference to discuss your requirements. If you don’t have a job description, we can help with the preparation at this stage.

3. Market update

We provide an honest appraisal about market conditions, the availability of candidates and how attractive your role and remuneration package are.

4. Full understanding

It’s not all about the technical requirements on paper, so we take the time to understand your business, and the type of individuals that would thrive in your culture.

5. Timescale definition

Project timescales and milestones agreed beforehand, and stuck to throughout the recruitment process.

6. A bespoke solution

Our recruitment consultants know that no two recruitment processes are ever the same. We start with a fresh viewpoint and advise you on your best course of action.

7. Access to the best candidates

Provided by our industry-leading database, range of advertising solutions, active networking with key contacts in the market and keeping up-to-date with social media trends.

8. In-depth interviewing

To select your preferred candidates for interview from a group of people who’ve been qualified against all of your technical, creative and personality requirements. We are also able to arrange psychometric testing and assessment centres as part of your vetting process.

9. Referencing

Full referencing for your potential new employee to guarantee their credibility.

10. Offer management

On your behalf, we will present the offer of employment to the finally chosen candidate, prior to submission of your formal offer in writing. Your dedicated recruitment consultant will provide support, necessary for the efficient and professional execution of all administrative tasks connected with the recruitment process. We know how important it is for the future employer to make the right impression on the candidate, so we assume the role of their ambassador with full responsibility.
For a confidential discussion on how we can help you get and retain the best talent with the right skills, get in touch with one of our specialist recruitment consultants today.