Recruitment Agencies in Reading, Berkshire, Home Counties

Ranked amongst the wealthiest towns in the UK, Readings close proximity to London and status as a leader in the high-tech sector are strong incentives for business investment here. A powerful force in the UK's IT industry, Reading is also a well-known commercial hub with a strong Finance and Insurance sector. As investment dollars continue to pour into the region, economic analysts expect the local economy to grow by 3.4% until at least 2020, while recruitment agencies expect a steady rise in employment opportunities throughout the region.

As one of the first towns in the UK to make a successful transition from a production-driven economy to a service economy, Reading asserted itself as a technological powerhouse as early as the 1990s, drawing Microsoft, Oracle, HP, and Cisco Systems to establish offices here. In addition to these tech giants, top local employers include the Reading Borough Council (with a staff of 6000), the University of Reading (with 4000 employees), and ING Direct.

The finance and IT sector accounts for 1/3 of employment opportunities in Reading, while the public sector employs 25%. Tourism supports another 7% of workers, and manufacturing supplies a mere 5% of jobs. In 2012, weekly median income was an astounding £594.10, while the national average was £508, and unemployment was a low 3.3%.

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  • We work with organisations of every size, in every sector. We conduct a comprehensive screening interview at registration to completely ensure we have the right profile. We assess their skills using our 'Perfect Match' system so you can focus on your core business and have the pick of the best people available.
    Coverage London, Home Counties and South East
    • Wyvols Court, Basingstoke Road, Swallowfield, Reading, Berkshire, RG7 1WY
  • We at Excite Recruitment are experts in recruitment for the 'Hospitality, Service & Leisure' industries. We are a very dedicated team offering extraordinary vacancies, which can span from around the corner to around the globe. We look forward to working alongside you with exciting opportunities. Thanks.
    Coverage UK National & International Recruitment
    • 24 Charvil House Road, Charvil, London and Berkshire, Reading, Berkshire, RG10 9RD
  • 30 years sales recruitment experience and a reputation for delivering results against the toughest of briefs with professionalism and integrity, we are based in Reading and offer a nationwide service. We work across many industry sectors, including: security solutions, work-wear, textiles, capital equipment and leasing solutions, business data intelligence, visitor and contractor management, healthcare and hospitality. Permanent roles only.
    Coverage England Scotland and Wales
    • Ground Floor, Unit 5 Windsor Square, Silver Street, Reading, Berkshire, RG1 2TH
  • Bluefire IT & Telecoms are renowned industry recruiters and are leaders at supplying high quality technical professionals to national and SME companies alike. Through a network of offices across the UK, we are able to address all permanent and contract roles in areas such as FTTC / FTTH, Network Engineering, Support, Development, Mobile / Cellular and Project Management. We are REC and ISO accredited.
    Coverage UK Wide
    • Ground Floor, Davidson House, Forbury Square, Reading, Berkshire, RG1 3EU
  • Bluefire Executive Search are expert headhunters and Interim Management providers that specialise in IT & Telecoms, Commercial, HR, Technical, Engineering, Sales and Senior Management recruitment. Our award winning service offers UK wide coverage as well as industry leading assignment completion rates. We also provide relevant psychometric / skill tests and are REC and ISO certified.
    Coverage UK Wide
    • Ground Floor, Davidson House, Forbury Square, Reading, Berkshire, RG1 3EU
  • Supported by a team of dedicated HR recruiters, Bluefire Human Resources is an award winning UK agency that specialises in placing CIPD / HR professionals into personnel / HR vacancies nationwide. Typically recruiting HR Officers, Managers and Business Partners, Training Managers, Administrators and Advisors, our industry expert consultants can provide bespoke solutions for all HR staffing demands. Headhunting services are also available.
    Coverage UK Wide
    • Ground Floor, Davidson House, Forbury Square, Reading, Berkshire, RG1 3EU
  • Charles Hunter Associates is a specialist Social Work and Social Care recruitment agency. We provide permanent and contract jobs and throughout the UK. We are able to deliver solutions across the Social Work market and within the Social Care market we specifically focus on more senior positions. We are sector specialists and therefore we understand your industry and are able to deliver effective solutions tailored to your individual needs.
    Coverage UK Wide
    • Unit 14, The Aquarium, 1-7 King Street, Reading, Berkshire, RG1 2AN
  • Bluefire are highly acclaimed recruiters for the Engineering and Technical sectors and specialise in Building / Energy Efficiency, Maintenance, Industrial, Control & Automation and Mechanical & Electrical recruitment. Our nationwide network of offices enables us to fill permanent and contract roles across the UK; utilising knowledge and skill tests to source the most suitable staff for employers. We are ISO / REC accredited.
    Coverage UK Wide
    • Ground Floor, Davidson House, Forbury Square, Reading, Berkshire, RG1 3EU
  • Recruiting professionals from Management to Maintenance, the Facilities Management team at Bluefire Consulting provide an award winning service when placing FM personnel into permanent, temporary and contract roles. Our REC / ISO certified solutions are able to address In-House and Consultancy vacancies via a network of UK offices. We can supply Hard and Soft service personnel as well as psychometric tests and executive searches as required.
    Coverage UK Wide
    • Ground Floor, Davidson House, Forbury Square, Reading, Berkshire, RG1 3EU
  • FIrst Choice for Recruitment. We focus on delivering a comprehensive recruitment solution across the IT, Media and Engineering sectors across the UK, Europe and the Middle East, keeping the entire process of hiring staff as smooth and efficient as possible.
    Coverage UK wide
    • Clarendon House, 59-75 Queens Road, Reading, Berkshire, RG1 4BG
  • Specialist education recruitment agency with offices nationwide.
    Coverage UK wide
    • SoanePoint, 6-8 Market Place, Reading, Berkshire, RG1 2EG
  • Established 30 years ago by Engineers for Engineers. We deliver recruitment and project solutions within the Oil & Gas, Power, Nuclear, Utilities, Construction, Rail and Aerospace Sectors working for Owner/Operators, Consultancies, Contractors and Sub-Contractors serving the UK, European & Global markets.
    Coverage UK Wide & Global
    • C/o Intec (UK) Ltd, Unit 4, Bennet Court, Bennet Road, Berkshire, Reading, RG2 0QX

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