Paul is an exceptionally knowledgeable Rec2Rec. He landed me my job in Dubai and was very thorough and listened to my needs when sourcing me the ideal agencies. Relocating is never an easy process so having someone like Paul with good knowledge of the Dubai market was ideal. He got me several interviews with different agencies and gave honest thoughts on each never shirking away from potential negatives with each company.
Lewis Mintrim, Senior Tech Recruitment Consultant - Dubai
I approached Paul to try to get some information regarding relocating to and working in Australia. From the first conversation we had, he was open, honest and attentive to my situation and what I was looking for.
As the process progressed, he kept me well informed at all stages and I could tell he had my best interests at heart. I’d highly recommend working with Paul for anyone looking for a new role!
James, Recruitment Consultant - Sydney, Australia
Gemma was great. Took the time to get a good understanding of what I'm looking for and where I'd fit in. Was in my corner come negotiation time, was on the ball and easy to reach throughout the entire process.
I'll be trying to steal her for my team!
All jokes aside though, great consultant and would be more than happy to use again from either side of the process.
James, Divisional Manager - Cardiff
Paul is absolutely sincere and has landed me my perfect job! He really listens to what you are looking for and cares about what is important to you in finding the right role. I trusted him implicitly and would highly recommend going to him to find your dream job! Thanks Paul!
Debbie Gillie, Client Services Manager - Dubai
I had the pleasure of Louise helping me in the next steps of my career. Not only is she attentive, reactive and personable, I can tell she holds a human approach to her work close to her heart.
I haven’t had the same experience with any other recruiter that reached out to me. Her goal isn’t only to fill a position but to make sure that it is right and purposeful for her candidates. At no point did I feel pressured. Her understanding of the company (I now work at!!), it’s culture and how the job looks day to day is what gave me the confidence to take the next steps in my career.
Anyone would be lucky to work with her!
Dan Phillips, Talent Agent - Amsterdam
Paul is arguably the best person I have ever trusted to find me a role.
He listens, understands and is very personable. I highly recommend Paul if you are looking for a new role or you are a Business looking for strong candidates.
Maz, Senior Recruitment Consultant - London
I feel so lucky to have come across Gemma during my job search. Not only has Gemma help support and place me in one of the best recruitment companies, but I have gained so much knowledge during the process. After my original plan of completing my masters fell through, Gemma consulted me, and gave me guidance on many options. Thank you for always being there & supporting me. You can tell Gemma really cares about her candidates as she would always check in with me. She is so supportive and a real asset to permanent people. It never felt like I was talking to a recruiter, rather a friend who genuinely cared and wanted to help. All the best Gemma, and I cannot recommend her enough.
Navdeep Chana, Recruitment Consultant - Bristol
Couldn't wish for better help than from Gemma Hill at Permanent People. She listened to all my requirements and matched me for interviews with companies that ticked all of the boxes. Two weeks into my new role and it couldn't be any better! Would 100% recommend reaching out to Gemma if you are struggling to find a recruitment job that suits you.
Nikola Morgan, Recruitment Consultant - Cardiff
Paul is one of the best recruiters i have had pleasure of working with. I had recently returned to the UK from travelling Australia when i got in contact with Paul to seek some advise! I explained my situation and how desperately i wanted to return to Australia but for the right role! Within a couple of weeks i had landed my forever role in Aus and I AM LOVING EVERY SECOND!! Thanks Paul – You are awesome and none of this would have been possible without you!
Samantha George, Recruiter – Sydney, Aus
I got in touch with Permanent People after reading the positive reviews online. I was contacted by Gemma. From the first call Gemma was super helpful and listened to what working environments best suited me and the recruitment sector I wanted to work in. Gemma quickly came up with a few options for me and she explained in good detail about all the benefits for each company. After reviewing my options. Gemma contacted me about this amazing opportunity to set up my own recruitment division. I was super excited about this and Gemma set up an initial meeting with the company Director. I was asked to create a business plan in preparation for my meeting which Gemma helped me with. Gemma was with me from start to finish offering help and guidance along the way.
Sam Jones, Founding Director - South Wales
Louise is an AMAZING recruiter. From the first moment we spoke, she made me feel really comfortable and I could tell she genuinely had the best interest at heart for me. She always listened carefully to all my needs in regards to what I looked for in a job and made sure to apply this throughout the whole process. Additionally, she did the absolute best job in preparing me for interviews and making sure I felt confident going into them as well as immediately checking on me after the interviews. This made me really appreciate her, as interviews can be very nerve-wracking for me and having someone like her on my side certainly helped in calming my nerves. There was always great communication with her so I never felt alone throughout the process. Hands down the best recruiter I know.
Benilsa Diaz, Client Delivery Consultant - Amsterdam
I would absolutely recommend Paul as a recruiter, as I’ve made only best experiences when looking for a job myself. A usually complicated process of getting placed turned out to be easy and fast due to Paul’s efficiency and personal touch. So, if you are looking for professional yet personal support, Paul is the recruiter you need.
Anna Pokhylko, Researcher – Berlin
I HIGHLY recommend working with Paul as a recruiter! He made this difficult process easy going and kept me in the loop throughout. His follow up skills and response rates are some of the best I’ve seen in recruiting. Thank you, Paul!
Weston Hall, BD Lead – Miami
Highly Recommend you speak to Paul if you’re looking for a new position!
Paul took the time to listen and understand what I was looking for in my next role. Providing me with options that would best suit me.
Providing the best service I’ve seen from a rec2rec. With regular contact and feedback. Paul is easy to get hold of should you have any questions. The service he provides sets him apart from the rest of the market, with his friendly and professional approach, it’s easy to see why!
I would have no hesitation in recommending Paul to anyone who is considering a new position!
Thank you Paul for all your help and finding me exactly what I was looking for.
George Y, Delivery Manager - London
Gemma helped me secure my first recruitment role in a fantastic company and has been exceptional the whole process. From my first conversation where I explained my situation to following up whilst in my new role in a new career, she has been amazing.
The support and time she gives to ensure you are going to the correct company with the right environment has allowed me to change my life. She went above and beyond and was always on hand to make sure everything was alright.
I would 100% recommend Gemma to anyone.
Adam Landucci-Jones, Recruitment Consultant - Manchester
Where do I begin.. to put it quite simply, Paul found me my dream job! He absolutely understood what I wanted and supported me every step of the way. Every phone call and message that he sends is full of positivity, encouragement and hope and on a personal level, he is such a great guy! Even in the short space of time speaking with him, he makes you feel extremely comfortable!! Very much if you are looking for a new position within Recruitment I HIGHLY recommend you speak with Paul. He has fantastic connections within a range of industries and can put you in front of the right people. Thank you again Paul for quite literally changing my life for the better.
Charlotte Murray, Recruitment Consultant - UK
I would highly recommend Paul. I approached him when I was in the USA looking to relocate to Amsterdam. He really listened to what I was looking for and very efficient. Within a week I already had several companies to choose from and got an offer. He was prompt on responding to me and was very professional. Great guy and thanks Paul!
Courtney Cox, Recruitment Consultant – Amsterdam
I can’t recommend Paul highly enough, he was an excellent advisor to me in considering my career options and helped me find the perfect next challenge. His honest, open and trustworthy approach is hugely impressive and I’m very grateful to him for his always cheery and frank advice.
Richard Rogers, Executive Search Consultant – Amsterdam
Louise is an amazing recruiter consultant to work with! She prepared me excellently for the interviews, gave me the right description for the role and company, described the culture accurately and matched me excellently. Louise really helped me on my job hunting experience after a long motherhood break! She found me the perfect match based on my personal needs, and career vision + she introduced me to some super cool and quality companies! Thank you Louise. I am now part of a company I love and truly identify with and I am surrounded by amazing co-workers.
Maria Shippi, Talent Consultant - Berlin
Gemma was a god send, helped throughout the whole process of finding a new career, she was unlike any other recruiter in the time and effort she made with myself, I love my new role and will forever be grateful, could not recommend her enough.
Jagpal Chahal, Account Manager - Birmingham
Louise is probably one of the best recruiters a candidate could ask for - she guided me through every step of the recruitment process while consistently keeping me updated and well-informed. Louise is also super friendly and easy to talk to which made the process all that more enjoyable. Highly recommend!
Jonathan Reilly, Recruitment Consultant - Berlin
Gemma has been so helpful and supportive throughout my career as a teacher and now account manager in the UK. She has given me amazing advice and has always guided me in the right direction. I have had so many wonderful opportunities thanks to Gemma and I couldn’t have done it without her!
Sera, Account Manager - South Wales
I thoroughly enjoyed working with Gemma to secure my next career challenge. She was understanding, supportive, and seemed to genuinely care for my needs. Gemma has a wonderful client list that shares her ethos and ensured an easy professional process from start to finish. Thank you for the phone call Gemma!
Chloe, Exec Search Associate - Leicester
Gemma went above and beyond to help me secure my latest role. My profile was a little different from the typical but that didn't knock Gemma's confidence in being able to help me. She made sure that I was a good fit for the company and vice versa and didn't try to pitch any other ideas to me. I am really glad that Paul put me in touch with Gemma and that she saw the potential in my working well with one of her clients. I would recommend reaching out to Gemma and Permanent People over any other rec to rec!
Vanessa Rodrigo Jakubowski, Senior Recruitment Consultant – Remote
Gemma was a pleasure to work with from start to finish. From the initial conversation regarding what I was looking for from my next opportunity to arranging/feedback from interviews, Gemma was prompt, stuck to arranged timeframes and represented me honestly and fairly.
Nothing was too much trouble, Gemma looked to accommodate any requests or questions I had throughout the whole process.
I would recommend Gemma's service to anyone looking for their next role in recruitment, an absolute superstar! Thank you Gem!
Chris Parsons, Manager, Office Support & HR - Cardiff
Fresh off the boat from South Africa, and establishing a new career path in a new country, I was fortunate enough to have Gemma with me on my journey. Gemma is an excellent listener, taking in the nuances and finer details of one's personality, one's values, and what is important to you, she will take the time to place you in an environment where you will thrive. Gemma finds that win, win factor which is excellent for you and the organization too!
Mimi Avlonitis, Client Engagement Partner – Remote
It was a pleasure working with Gemma. She totally understood the role I was looking for and didn't try to persuade me to look at anything outside my interest.
Gemma was informative and kept me in the loop with updates and guidelines all the way through. I am really happy with the role she placed me in and it was a perfect fit both from a skills basis and personality.
A pleasure to work with and I highly recommend her.
Sally O'Sullivan, Senior Recruitment Consultant - London
Paul helped so much during my search for a new job, he actually listened and found me my ideal company and didn't ever rush me to make decisions. Super friendly and would highly recommend!
Georgia, Consultant - London
Gemma is not only a great consultant but also someone who is informative, understanding and sets a great example of a role of a recruitment consultant. She set clear expectations from the offset and kept me updated throughout the whole process. She helped me with my CV, assisted me with interview tips and provided me with several opportunities. As a candidate, you can’t ask for much more! Gemma’s professional, consultative and empathetic approach gave me the confidence to broaden my horizons within my job search, which lead me to a company which fit my culture needs. Thank you for all your help Gem!
Soph, Recruitment Consultant - West Midlands
I have worked with several Rec2Rec's over the years and she is by far the most supportive, efficient and positive recruiters out there. Having recently moved to Cardiff Gemma's knowledge of the local market was excellent and from day one she took a genuine interest in getting to know me, my motivations and drivers to match me up with the right companies. Gemma made my job search as seamless and as stress free as possible and I can't thank her enough.
Kristian, Senior Consultant - Cardiff
Gemma is a fantastic Recruiter, she qualified me thoroughly, taking care to listen to, and accommodate, my career goals and requirements. She matched me up to a role that aligned closely to our conversation and has consequently placed me in the role. During the whole process Gemma has always maintained in good communication, has been full of energy and enthusiasm and ensured I've had all the information I required to succeed. If you're a recruiter looking for a new role with someone who will listen and learn from your conversations then look no further, I'm sure a conversation with Gemma will be very much worth your time! Many thanks Gemma!
George, Recruitment Specialist - Cardiff
I wanted to take a moment to express my deep gratitude to Louise for her help finding my dream job! Not only is she an expert in her field, but she is also a positive, kind, and a fantastic person. Her expertise, professionalism, and dedication really made my experience amazing. I truly appreciated her advice and constant support. Working with Louise was a pleasure and I highly recommend you to connect with her if you are looking for your dream job. Thank you so much, Louise!
Anna, Recruiter - Amsterdam
When you're a recruiter, it's not always easy to be patient, warm, and professional. When I received the first contact from Louise I was in Argentina after 4 years of not seeing my family, she knew how to understand and wait for me, after this she was day by day with me following in my footsteps and breaking our distance communication barrier since my language is Spanish and hers is English. This kind of thing is only held by those people who are not only professionals but also human. Having Louise in the team is a straight drive to success. Thanks for your help!
Julia, Senior Recruitment Consultant - Barcelona