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A Guide to Selecting the Best Recruitment Service for You

Updated: Sep 4, 2023

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When it comes to choosing a recruitment service, it's important to select a service which will provide you with the best candidates for the role. In order to make an informed decision, it is essential to evaluate five critical factors. These factors include the level of communication and transparency offered by the service, the specialised expertise of the recruitment team, the magnitude of their database, as well as the cost-effectiveness and reputation of the service. Careful consideration of these aspects will ensure that the recruitment service selected is the most appropriate for your needs.

Communication & Transparency

Firstly, it is essential to choose a recruitment service that offers you communication and transparency. This means avoiding any services which involve an overly drawn out process with no clear end-point. Instead, you should select a service which provides regular updates and offers a clear and easy process.

Specialist Knowledge

Secondly, it's important to choose a recruitment service which specialises in the industry. This means the process should ideally be overseen by an experienced clinician, and should involve clinical competency assessments. Induction training would also be an added bonus.

Large Database

Thirdly, it's essential to select a recruitment service that has access to a large database. Selecting a service which has access to a large pool of candidates significantly increases your chances of finding the best candidate for the role.


Next, it's important to consider how cost-effective the recruitment service may be for your company. This involves considering what initial finders fee the service requires, and how this fee compares to the industry standard.


Lastly, it is important to consider the reputation and track-record of the recruitment service. An approach to evaluate this would be to look at any accreditations or awards they may have. You could also consider reading through any case studies or reviews provided on their website.

How does our recruitment service meet these five factors?

  • Communication & Transparency We offer an easy and transparent 4-week process with weekly updates (in order to speed up the process, we've also made our contract available online to review and sign).

  • Specialist Knowledge Our team focus exclusively on Clinical Pharmacist and Technician placements within the Primary Care Sector (the process is overseen by our Clinical Lead Pharmacists who have a wealth of experience, and who actively work within Primary Care).

  • Large Database We have access to the largest database of Clinical Pharmacists nationwide (over 8,500 Pharmacists).

  • Cost-effective We aim to make our services affordable for everyone (50% cheaper than the industry standard).

  • Reputation Our service provides an award-winning and CPD accredited training programme to the candidate, designed to induct candidates into your organisation seamlessly (we also have detailed case studies, FAQ's, and reviews available to read on our website).

To conclude

It is imperative to consider each of the factors outlined in this article when selecting a recruitment service to use. Carefully evaluating these factors will help you to choose a reliable service which suits your business needs, and provides you with the best candidate for the role.

If you would like to learn more about the recruitment services we offer, please follow the links below to find our case studies and recruitment page.

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