We strive at all times to work in accord with our partners to develop and maintain close
and harmonious working ties. We believe a strong working relationship to be of ultimate benefit
Making the candidate king is good for clients
Harrison Scott has a unique policy of putting the candidates' interests first in the recruitment
process. We make no secret of this and state openly in our advertising: "Although clients are
responsible for paying our fee, we never hide the fact that the candidates' future is our first priority
in the recruitment process. As a consequence of this policy our team of consultants have developed long
term relationships with the Industry's top people who make Harrison Scott Associates their first call when
considering a career move".
The philosophy the company adopts obviously poses the question "Are clients offended by 'being second'
in the commercial relationship?" Considering the success of Harrison Scott over the years this is obviously
a winning formula. Top management within organisations didn't get where they are today without having a
high level of ability and common sense. Therefore it does not take a genius to work out that in markets
where demand is greater than supply the recruitment company that aligns itself strongly to the interests of
candidates is likely to be the one that attracts the better quality candidate and in greater numbers.
Although many candidates deal with us because we are the largest in the UK within most of
our specialist sectors, most work with us because our focus is on their needs. This is no better
articulated than the statement which appears in many of our advertisements:-
Our teams of highly trained consultants are passionately committed to specialist areas of
the market, and as a company we never lose sight of the fact that it is a person's career and
livelihood we are dealing with and as such we will never compromise on the quality of advice we
give on the many opportunities we handle nationally.
Whether we come to you or you come to us it is our job to act professionally on your behalf.
We are not in the numbers game, we do not push c.v.'s out randomly and we do not pester you.
Our approach to you is to usually to discuss one particular assignment that we may feel could
be of interest to you. If it is, we begin the process of introduction to our client. If it is the
fact you have come to us and we have developed a greater understanding of your needs and requirements
and your reasons and motivations to seek new pastures we will discuss a tailored and bespoke proactive
career plan on your behalf.
We will brief you on the roles available, we will advise you as to what to look at to help
you get more familiar with our clients, all the tools you would and should expect out of any
respectable recruitment consultancy. We pride ourselves on having the best career opportunities
available and the best contacts within our respective industries. What should be of great comfort
to you is that at all times you can be assured of our utmost discretion and confidentiality.