Benefits of a retained service

Leverage one of the strongest networks in the startup space to find top talent, fast. Sourcing best-fit candidates is seamless and scalable with hiring processes purpose-built for startups.

Retain Wilson Grey to fast-track your hiring

Retaining Wilson Grey ensures you avoid the usual pitfalls of engaging several recruiters on a contingency basis. We won't disappear, we won't fail to understand your business or fail to qualify your roles properly. Working in partnership with us, you can be confident that your brand is being represented properly in the market.
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  • 1. Access to our Q&A video platform for screening applicants
  • 2. Benefit from co-branded advertising campaigns
  • 3. Bespoke searches for passive candidates
  • 4. First refusal on talent
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Reduce your time-to-hire

Take the friction out of hiring and get a feel for culture-fit with interactive Q&A videos. Conduct initial candidate screening at a time that suits you and invite all parties in the recruitment process to participate. No more scheduling nightmares with all interviews booked in one place and visible feedback shared across your team. Help tackle unconscious bias and significantly reduce the time to hire by bringing uniformity to the first-stage screening process.

Avoid unsuccessful searches

Engage a dedicated consultant as an extension of your own hiring team and ensure your brand is represented well in the marketplace. Enjoy an easy to budget for flat fee, only invoiced once a candidate starts. Have peace of mind that should things not work out, our 12-week free-of-charge replacement guarantee will ensure your business won’t suffer.
Success of retained hires vs contingency searches
Of retained placements pass probation
32 days
Average number of days to fill a role

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What our clients say

Iwona Wencel

Chief People Officer - Mindgram

Working with Wilson-Grey is a real pleasure. Not only can you count on their professionalism and excellent job market knowledge, but also on their sense of urgency and drive during whole recruitment process. They are a highly recommended partner when facing recruitment needs and challenges.

Pradeep Raman

Director of Digital Solutions - Finova

Wilson Grey's consultants are very pro-active and professional. I have worked with them over the last 3 years to fill roles in digital product and design. They have been very resourceful, helping fill the roles with high-quality talent quickly. I would recommend them to anyone looking for a great tech recruitment agency.

Emma Hatto

Chief Commercial Officer - Thrive

I was truly impressed by the quality of candidates I received from Wilson Grey. They understood the brief and delivered quickly and professionally. I look forward to working with them again.

Andy Lulham

Chief Operating Officer - VerifyMy

Wilson Grey are a pleasure to work with and have provided us with a high quality service. The shortlisted candidates were of a very high standard, on brief, and provided to us in a timely manner. Would definitely recommend.

Thom Bryan

Head of Product - World of Books

My experience with Wilson Grey has been great. After being quite specific with my requirements I received an amazing, well-advised list of potential candidates to choose from, and subsequently took on a great hire who has fitted into the team very well.

James Hobbs

UK Country Manager - Envizi

Wilson Grey did a great job working with us on a challenging mandate. Their service was efficient and effective, and ultimately enabled us to successfully hire a high-quality candidate in a timely manner. We would be happy to work with Wilson Grey again as we continue to grow our team in the UK.

Bryn Robinson

Talent Manager - Unbiased

We engaged Wilson Grey after struggling to find a Head of Sales. They took the time to really understand our needs and quickly sent strong candidates. There was clear communication throughout and their advice was crucial to us securing our preferred candidate. I would gladly work with them again and imagine we will before too long.

Arden Tomison

Founder - Thalamos

Thalamos is trying to deliver an entirely new solution to a market previously underserved by technology. To achieve this, we need best in class client support. Like all start-ups however we’re operating on a tight budget and with limited resources. Essentially that was the brief we gave Wilson Grey.

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