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Understanding Recruitment Overview

Saint Albans, England
1 to 50 employees
Company - Private
Staffing & Outsourcing
$1 to $5 million (USD) per year
Oliver Bernard, TEKsystems, Levy Associates
Understanding Recruitment are a multi-award winning specialist technology recruitment consultancy based in St. Albans, Hertfordshire.

We focus mainly on the Home counties and London area where we have built a strong network over the past 10 years, as well as ... Read more

Mission: Founded on outstanding results with a real determination to succeed and never to be beaten. In a competitive market, our work ethic and results have given us a huge edge over the competition. Not only is this down to our thorough approach, but it is also an in-built resilience ... Read more

Understanding Recruitment Reviews

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Understanding Recruitment Founding Director Chris Jackson
Chris Jackson
18 Ratings
  • "Great first 6 months"

    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Account Manager
    Current Employee - Account Manager
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Understanding Recruitment full-time (More than a year)


    Clear career progression
    Always looking at ways to improve skills and provide training
    Approachable management


    Difficult to think of! Banana's in the fruit bowl go too quick.

    Advice to Management

    Keep adding new opportunities to learn.

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Understanding Recruitment Photos

Understanding Recruitment photo of: Our directors, Dale & Chris
Understanding Recruitment photo of: Directors lunch at Maze
Understanding Recruitment photo of: Pizza's all round!
Understanding Recruitment photo of: Christmas jumper day!
Understanding Recruitment photo of: One of our Meetup events - in partnership with Playtech
Understanding Recruitment photo of: Before heading out for our Christmas party 2016
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Understanding Recruitment Interviews



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Getting an Interview





    Trainee Graduate Recruitment Consultant Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Saint Albans, England
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview


    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 3 weeks. I interviewed at Understanding Recruitment (Saint Albans, England) in October 2017.


    The interview process was rigorous but equally informative. The first stage was an informal phone chat to better understand my motivations. The second stage was a face-to-face interview which gave me the opportunity to meet the some of the managers in the company and gauge the company culture first-hand. Lastly, I presented on my greatest passion and how it relates to a role in Recruitment.

    Interview Questions

    • What are your motivations to work in Recruitment?   1 Answer
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Understanding Recruitment Awards & Accolades

  • SIA Best Staffing Firm to Work For, SIA Awards, 2017
  • Small Business of the Year, SME Hertfordshire Business Awards, 2017
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