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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10 Recruitment Agencies found in Reading
  • Clinical Professionals

    Clinical Professionals is Europe’s leading independent Pharma staffing and functional service provision (FSP) business for the pharmaceutical, biotech, medical device, CRO and drug discovery industries, and with ex-industry specialists as our senior management team, we have a real depth of knowledge of these sectors.
    Coverage UK wide
    • 3rd Floor Blagrave House, 33 Blagrave Street, Reading, Berkshire, RG1 1PW
    Vacancies covered
    Permanent, Contract, Temporary, Part Time / Job Share
    Levels recruited
    School Leaver, Trainee / Apprentice, Graduate upto 18 months, 18 months to 3 years, 3 to 6 years, 6+ years, Team Leader, Manager, Senior Manager, Director
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  • Bluefire IT & Telecoms

    Bluefire IT & Telecoms are renowned industry recruiters and are leaders at supplying high quality technical professionals to national and local companies alike. Through a network of 30+ offices across the UK, we are able to address all permanent, temporary and contract roles in areas such as SEO, Programming, Development and IT Management. Our bespoke solutions are REC and ISO accredited with headhunting services available if necessary.
    Coverage UK Wide
    • Ground Floor, Davidson House, Forbury Square, Reading, Nottinghamshire, RG1 3EU
    Vacancies covered
    Permanent, Contract, Temporary, Part Time / Job Share
    Levels recruited
    School Leaver, Trainee / Apprentice, Graduate upto 18 months, 18 months to 3 years, 3 to 6 years, 6+ years, Team Leader, Manager, Senior Manager, Director
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  • Charles Hunter Associates

    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 11, The Aquarium, 1-7 King Street, Reading, Berkshire, RG1 2AN
    Vacancies covered
    Permanent, Contract, Temporary, Part Time / Job Share
    Levels recruited
    School Leaver, Trainee / Apprentice, Graduate upto 18 months, 18 months to 3 years, 3 to 6 years, 6+ years, Team Leader, Manager, Senior Manager, Director
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  • Bluefire Executive Search

    Bluefire Executive Search are expert headhunters and Interim Management providers that specialise in Commercial, IT, 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
    Vacancies covered
    Permanent, Contract, Temporary, Part Time / Job Share
    Levels recruited
    School Leaver, Trainee / Apprentice, Graduate upto 18 months, 18 months to 3 years, 3 to 6 years, 6+ years, Team Leader, Manager, Senior Manager, Director
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  • Bluefire Facilities Management

    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, Nottinghamshire, RG1 3EU
    Vacancies covered
    Permanent, Contract, Temporary, Part Time / Job Share
    Levels recruited
    School Leaver, Trainee / Apprentice, Graduate upto 18 months, 18 months to 3 years, 3 to 6 years, 6+ years, Team Leader, Manager, Senior Manager, Director
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  • Bluefire Engineering & Technical

    Bluefire are highly acclaimed recruiters for the Engineering and Technical sectors and specialise in Oil & Gas, Automotive and Chemical recruitment amongst others. Our nationwide spread of branches enables us to fill permanent, temporary and contract roles across the UK; utilising psychometric and skill tests to source the most suitable staff for employers. We are ISO / REC accredited and our consultants are experts within the engineering sector.
    Coverage UK Wide
    • Ground Floor, Davidson House, Forbury Square, Reading, Nottinghamshire, RG1 3EU
    Vacancies covered
    Permanent, Contract, Temporary, Part Time / Job Share
    Levels recruited
    School Leaver, Trainee / Apprentice, Graduate upto 18 months, 18 months to 3 years, 3 to 6 years, 6+ years, Team Leader, Manager, Senior Manager, Director
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  • Bluefire Human Resources

    Supported by a team of dedicated HR recruiters, Bluefire Human Resources is an award winning UK agency that specialises in placing the very best professionals into personnel vacancies nationwide. Typically recruiting HR Officers, Training Managers, Administrators and Advisors, our industry expert consultants can provide bespoke solutions for all HR staffing demands. Headhunting and skill-tests are also available.
    Coverage UK Wide
    • Ground Floor, Davidson House, Forbury Square, Reading, Nottinghamshire, RG1 3EU
    Vacancies covered
    Permanent, Contract, Temporary, Part Time / Job Share
    Levels recruited
    School Leaver, Trainee / Apprentice, Graduate upto 18 months, 18 months to 3 years, 3 to 6 years, 6+ years, Team Leader, Manager, Senior Manager, Director
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  • Premier Group Recruitment

    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
    Vacancies covered
    Permanent, Contract, Temporary, Part Time / Job Share
    Levels recruited
    School Leaver, Trainee / Apprentice, Graduate upto 18 months, 18 months to 3 years, 3 to 6 years, 6+ years, Team Leader, Manager, Senior Manager, Director
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  • Intec (UK) Ltd

    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
    Vacancies covered
    Permanent, Contract, Temporary, Part Time / Job Share
    Levels recruited
    School Leaver, Trainee / Apprentice, Graduate upto 18 months, 18 months to 3 years, 3 to 6 years, 6+ years, Team Leader, Manager, Senior Manager, Director
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  • Capita Education Resourcing

    Specialist education recruitment agency with offices nationwide.
    Coverage UK wide
    • SoanePoint, 6-8 Market Place, Reading, Berkshire, RG1 2EG
    Vacancies covered
    Permanent, Contract, Temporary, Part Time / Job Share
    Levels recruited
    School Leaver, Trainee / Apprentice, Graduate upto 18 months, 18 months to 3 years, 3 to 6 years, 6+ years, Team Leader, Manager, Senior Manager, Director
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