Our candidates and clients are testament to our service so let’s hear it from them.


I have had several bad experiences with recruitment agencies in the past, who have seemingly wanted to focus on their own margins rather than have any thought of circumstances; that was until I came across Calibre Search.

Here I spoke to one individual, (Kristian Purdy) who was a cut above the rest. From the get go he listened to me and what I wanted, from our conversations, he explained how the company worked and who they will target to gain full time employment on my behalf. He was a breath of fresh air, after all the disappointment in my previous applications.

Kristian did not stop, and after two failed attempts to put me into a company, we finally found a place. Kristian and I talked at length, explaining who the company was, and how we could benefit each other, always keeping informed.

This review is to thank not only Kristian for all his hard work, but the company he works for, in letting him do his thing. I wish every company agency worked in this manner; as an agency I would recommend your services to anyone (as long as Kristian works on it) ha ha!

Thank you very much for all your hard work. I look forward to working with you in the future.
Ray H, candidate,
September, 2017
Sarah was really helpful in finding me a new opportunity. Having worked in recruitment myself previously I am all too aware of what bad recruiter looks like and how they are only concerned for hitting targets. Sarah was completely the opposite and provided me with impartial advice as to what opportunities were best suited to me. Her understanding of the digital agency market in Leeds/Yorkshire is second to none making her a key extension for many agencies/candidates to get the right cultural fit as well as skills/experience.
Olivia H, Senior Digital Account Manager,
July, 2017
I have worked with Matthew from Calibre on numerous positions within my team over the last four years, and have always found Calibre to be a professional recruitment partner, sending only appropriate candidates and providing timely updates and feedback following interviews. Matthew has developed a strong knowledge of not only the skill set required at our company but also the right personality fit for our fast growing company which helps ensure the right candidates are recommended for interviews. They are our first point of contact whenever we have recruitment needs within the business.
Alison H, Head of Research,
July, 2017
Communication. All too often, as a Client, we have to chase agencies for information and updates. Simon was very good at keeping me updated and also in requesting updates without appearing to be pestering...!
Geoff T, Recruitment Manager,
July, 2017
I like the down to earth yet professional style of both Sam and Mark Brennan. Also - the brownies were a nice personal touch thank you
Nicola W, HR Business Partner,
July, 2017
Total Service. Mike goes the extra mile.
Clive M, Director,
July, 2017
Richard is an energetic and reliable business professional who has a deep understanding of both the structural engineering market and recruitment within this sector. I have always been pleased with the results that Richard provides and confidently recommend him to others.
Barry C, Regional Director,
July, 2017

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