Our business has been established to provide a high quality recruitment service to a range of clients. There are a many exciting developments but also fundamental principles that remain.
As a Search and Selection practice, we work as a partner for a wide range of organisations and this puts us in a privileged position. There is nothing better than helping clients grow through attracting the right people. Success follows from the right recruitment approach and that’s based on:
That 12 month guarantee remains a cornerstone of McGregor Bond; reflecting a highly professional approach. Importantly, only a small number of assignments are handled at any one time, ensuring maximum attention to success for you!
We operate across a range of mid and senior level appointments. There are no geographical contraints and work often has an international scope.
Work often involves a combination of:
3. Extensive Networking
4. Database Search
There is also an innovative and effective in-house option, most relevant where clients have an ongoing requirement or particular project recruiting a number of senior staff into the organisation.
Particular expertise exists within the following sectors:
Food & Drink
Sport & Leisure
Technology & Telecoms
We treat each assignment with descretion and the rigour required to insure the best candidates are identified. The best strategy will be dependent on a number of factors and we have the benefit of flexibility in our approach.
Influencing factors include the type of role and sector considerations, for example:
This is an important time in the Social Housing sector, with the challenges of uncertainty hitting the levels of those on Universal Credit, the challenges of development levels helping to address homelessness and investing in energy efficiency with the impact of the EESSH targets. As such, it requires a blend of committed community focused individuals with an understanding of the commercial challenges.
Differentiation between firms can be a key issue and have a considerable impact on the candidate market. Within this sector there are a wide range of remuneration strategies and the presentation of the business can be an important factor.
The regulatory pressures upon companies have seen a significant increase in risk/compliance recruitment, and the impact of risk on all aspects of the business, including the need for change management resource as new structures are developed.
What Clients and Candidates say
David Bond in conversation with....
National Trust for Scotland, Katerina Brown
An informal discussion with Katerina Brown, newly appointed CFO at National Trust for Scotland about the challenges the organisation has faced, covering property, hospitality, and tourism sectors. How the organisation has had to adapt, on new skills and Katerina’s thoughts in the key priorities for recovery and the future.
ACS Clothing Ltd, Andrew Rough CFO
ACS is the largest clothing rental and renewal facility in the UK. It is an enabler of the fashion industry’s circular economy by providing third party and reverse logistics sustainably. We hear from Andrew as he reflects on the challenges the organisation and industry has faced. How they have adapted to the new ways of working and how the fashion industry and markets are evolving to embrace a long-term sustainability.
Scotland’s tourism and hospitality industry, Clare Beck, Riddell Graham, Averil Wilson
An informal discussion with Clare Beck – Heineken, Riddell Graham – VisitScotland, Averil Wilson – Apex Hotels. As parts of the hospitality sector begin to reopen in Scotland, we look at the impact of lockdowns and restrictions on the sector and explore what comes next.