Clayton Recruitment has been recruiting on behalf of businesses across the North West since 1989 placing upwards of 5000 professionals into exciting new careers.

Our long history of success has enabled us to develop trusted relationships with many of the North West’s reputable businesses. Our consultants focus on recruiting the best talent on both a permanent temporary or contract basis. We believe in building and nurturing relationships, and delivering a professional, tailored service across the commercial and professional services sectors. We work in partnership with all our customers to deliver on both career expectations and business drivers. We recruit at all levels including:
  • Entry level
  • Administration
  • Secretarial
  • Executive/Senior Executive
  • Director
  • C-Suite & Board Level

The services we offer very much start with you – your requirements, your own hiring strategy, your business and your budget. From our standard contingency service to our retained service offering, we work at all times with those in mind – to deliver you the people you need, swiftly, that are the right fit, first time.

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Contingency search is our entry level and standard service which allows businesses access to our extensive data base of already pre-screened candidates saving time allowing a shortlist to be drawn up together, quickly, in line with your instructions.

This service is most suitable for all areas of recruitment where there is availability of the required skills, and where time is of the essence. Fees are payable on completion.

After a full detailed instruction is taken you will benefit from:

  • Full access to a large data base of active candidates whose skills match your specific role requirements
  • Access to the passive market via advertising on market leading platforms and social networks.
  • A quick response time scale to provide you with a shortlist of suitably qualified candidates (typically within 48 hours)
  • Dedicated recruitment manager to manage the recruitment from end to end including offer management and post start date
  • Fees are paid on success backed by financial guarantees

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Our retained service is Clayton Recruitment’s ‘gold star’, fully-tailored recruitment service, typically suitable for more senior hires, where candidates aren’t on the active market, and typically more scarce. By retaining our services and expertise this allows our team to collaborate exclusively with you, allowing more time to execute the recruitment project covering all areas of the active and passive market in a wider more detailed search and thorough process map – and has an almost 100% success rate.

With our retained service there are three stages

  • Instruction Stage
  • Search Phase
  • Action Stage

We put together a tailored shortlist of candidates from the wider market using a plethora of tools and techniques to match precisely to your brief. The team will typically be made up of a dedicated account manager and a team of world class researchers. You will also have access to supplementary services including psychometric testing, benchmarking, and video platforms appropriate for your needs.

Our fees are paid in part upfront and the remainder on success at each stage of the process.

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I would wholeheartedly recommend Clayton Recruitment for anyone looking to build a top-performing team. I struggled for years to bring in good people myself and failed on so many occasions. Once I got Clayton Recruitment on board, my problems went away, and good people started to flow through the door. I cannot thank them enough!

Managing Director, Preston

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If you’re looking for the next hire for your Business, you’re in the right place.

Once we have reviewed your documentation and/or notes, one of our recruitment consultants who specialise in your sector will be in touch to discuss your requirements in more detail, any professionals we already think would be a good fit, as well as those all important next steps and what you can expect from us.