CONSULTANCY

CONSULTANCY

Our consultants have a wealth of recruitment expertise including salary benchmarking, writing job descriptions and the South West recruitment market.

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CANDIDATE ASSESSMENTS

CANDIDATE ASSESSMENTS

We are able to offer a number of assessment and skills testing to assist you with your recruitment campaigns.

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RECRUITMENT ARTICLES

RECRUITMENT ARTICLES

Find tips, advice and guidance on a variety of relevant recruitment topics.

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Recruitment in Exeter

South West Recruitment Specialists

The most important part of your business really is your staff. As a specialist recruitment consultancy in Exeter, we help leading businesses across the South West find the right people - time after time. We can do the same for you.

Culture and your people are everything...

Technical skills, experience and education - they are important in any job. But the right attitude is equally important too. We look beyond JDs and CVs and we get to know our candidates as well as we get to know your business. In fact, we love finding out what makes our clients tick. And we insist on meeting each of our candidates face to face, to see the person behind the profile. That way we can bring you candidates that don’t just fit your technical requirements, but your culture too.

How can we help?

You’re busy. You don’t have time for the nuances of a recruitment campaign. We can manage the entire lifecycle of your project – end to end recruitment. We will liaise with you every step of the way to keep you in the loop. It’s what we have been doing since we started in 1988 - and in that time we have become the leading employment agency in Exeter, with an outstanding success rate of placing key talent across a diverse mix of sectors: engineering, manufacturing, construction, IT, marketing, sales, accountancy, financial services, professional services and more.

Whether it’s designing a recruitment campaign for a niche opportunity, providing consultancy or separating the best from the rest through candidate testing and assessments, you can count on us with any type of recruitment function. Full time staff, temp staff, interim, project managers or contractors: our extensive links across the South West enable us to find great talent for almost any type of vacancy. Leave it with us while you get on with what you’re best at.

Next steps?

Engaging with us is easy! Our rates are competitive and we and can work flexibly to accommodate your financial realities. If you have any questions we are happy to offer advice over the phone. Even better, let’s meet in person to discuss your requirements and strategic ambitions. Get in touch with our team of professional recruitment consultants to find out more.

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Testimonials

'Andrei - I particularly enjoyed working with you. You have been straight, honest and fair. You gave me the chance to convince you and initially I convinced the client too. You also briefed me very well.'

Martin

Satisfied Candidate

'Sophia, you have helped me get my foot in the door, and be well on my way to achieving my career dreams! I cannot emphasise how thankful I am to you.'

Chloe

Satisfied Legal Candidate

'Jo and the team offer a professional and dedicated recruitment service, taking the time to understand our recruiting needs and providing expert sector insight where needed. It has been a pleasure to work with Jo and I would not hesitate to approach Cathedral again for future vacancies.'

Lawrie Tawse

Cherry May Financial Planning Ltd

Recruitment articles

KMPG and REC December Report on Jobs

KMPG and REC December Report on Jobs

Latest results from the KPMG and REC’s report on jobs. Read below to see the full article.

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Christmas Opening Times

Christmas Opening Times

Merry Christmas from all of us. Please see our opening hours below.

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Review of the Legal Jobs Market

Review of the Legal Jobs Market

With the run up to Christmas, the legal division is as buoyant as ever. The majority of law firms that I regularly work with across the SW region are ramping up their hiring plans in an effort to find key talent before the 2020 new year is upon us. Check out the full article below.

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Meet the team

Joanne Caine

Joanne Caine FIRP DipRP

Managing Director

I joined Cathedral Appointments in 1998 to cover a maternity leave and never left. I now own the business and love my job. I've a great team of consultants who work with me in ensuring that Cathedral Appointments provide an excellent service to candidates and clients alike. I've gained an excellent knowledge of the local employment market and have long established relationships with many leading employers in the area. I recruit for a number of commercial organisations as well as the public and not for profit sectors and have a strong network of HR and Executive contacts in the region.
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Lynsey Skinner

Lynsey Skinner DipRP

Recruitment Manager - IT Division

Lynsey has over 15 years of recruitment experience, all of which have been with Cathedral Appointments! She initially ran our office division before utilising previous knowledge and experience by taking on the IT Division in 2016. She can also be found running around sorting IT issues in the office for the rest of the team!
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Ali Willox

Ali Willox BSc Hons

Recruitment Consultant - Office Division

Ali joined Cathedral Appointments in 2017 after working in the USA for 18 months. With a customer focused approach and a strong sales background, Ali works alongside Jayne on the Office Division and has built up strong relationships with a number of the SW's leading employers. She is probably the fittest (and competitive) member of the CathApps team.
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