Recruitment Agencies in Guildford
The town of Guildford is one of the most heavily populated settlements in Surrey and a thriving area for employment. Based just a 40 minute train journey from Central London, the town is popular among commuters, but also has a successful local economy in its own right. Recruitment agencies in Guildford are commonly in demand to fill a range of permanent and temporary job roles, in industries like Retail, Finance, and IT.
The River Wey runs through the centre of Guildford and the majority of recruiters in the town are situated to the east of this - close to the high street. A number of these are specialist agencies that offer recruiting expertise in fields such as Oil & Gas, Health & Safety and Office Work. Transport links such as Guildford Station, London Road Station and the A3 makes this area easily accessible for job seekers and employers. This page is an easy way to find recruitment agencies in Guildford - sorted by a number of different factors, including specialisms.
Economic overview and salaries
With a population of 143,000, Guildford is the largest town in Surrey. Employment rates in the area largely mirror the UK average, with a rate of 73.7%, however earnings are typically higher than they are for the rest of the country. Median weekly pay for workers in Guildford is £646.10, although it should be noted that this will vary depending on the job role and employer concerned.
Key industries and employers
Guildford has developed an enviable reputation within the Electronics and Video Games sectors. This has been helped by notable local businesses such as Media Molecule, Lionhead Studios (which is set to close in 2016) and Criterion Games, however these have since been acquired by industry leading firms including EA. The Public Sector meanwhile, employs 28.2% of the Guildford workforce. The University of Surrey has more than 2000 staff members, including Lecturers and Non-teaching Support Staff, while Royal Surrey County Hospital has in excess of 3000 employees.
Elsewhere, the High Street helps support a Retail industry that employs in excess of 15% of the labour market and just under a quarter of workers operate within the field of Finance. Other significant employers of staff in Guildford include Philips, Ericsson and Sanofi.
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We have 8 Recruitment Agencies based in Guildford and an additional 100+ agencies that recruit in the area. Use the search box above to find your ideal list of agencies.
Cranleigh Scientific is an independent consultancy supplying all levels of staff to the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, cosmetics, toiletries, chemicals, food & drink, polymers, materials, environmental, waste and renewable energy industries across the UK.
Scintillant Life Sciences
Scintillant Life Sciences is exclusively focused to the identification, evaluation and placement of key scientists within the Life Sciences sector in the UK and Europe. With over 40 years’ commercial and scientific experience in Life Sciences, the agency has an intricate understanding of the sector.
Berry Technical Division
Specialising in the fields of Engineering, Technical, Facilities Management and IT, Berry Recruitment are able to supply fully screened professionals for Technical roles across the UK and internationally. As well as being BIFM members, our personal and diligent approach ensures a high level of customer service that allows us to build relationships with our clients, before supplying suitable staff for their permanent and contract positions.
Recruiter TipGuildford is a leader within the Space Technology sector, creating job prospects for candidates with skills in Advanced Manufacturing and Engineering. The University of Surrey Space Centre, just half a mile from Guildford Cathedral, supports this reputation and provides a Centre of Excellence for Southeast Tech professionals.
Established in 1994, Beauty Recruitment specialises in spa and beauty recruitment throughout the UK and Worldwide for permanent positions. Part time and Full time.
LinkPoint Resources Limited
LinkPoint Resources has a recruitment solution tailored for you. With dedicated teams covering both permanent and contract personnel over numerous sectors and industries, you can be sure that we will source the best possible candidate, allowing you to capitalise on your time. We have a thorough screening process to ensure we find the perfect match for your needs.
IT Recruit UK
IT Recruit UK is a specialist Information Technology recruitment agency that has the technical expertise and the recruitment knowledge to offer a service that is both personal and professional.
Berry Technical - Gas Division
Working within the Residential, Commercial and Domestic Gas sectors, Berry Technical offers flexible resourcing solutions for senior and entry level roles. Our service is delivered by experts in the Gas market, resulting in knowledgeable and detailed staffing campaigns, irrespective of the demands. Supplying professionals such as Plumbers, Pipefitters and Contracts Managers, you can trust Berry Technical to supply vetted staff of high quality.
Berry Recruitment - Commercial Division
Recruiting expert staff across the Finance, Insurance, Legal, Marketing, Secretarial, Administrative and Consulting sectors, our specialist Commercial Division at Berry Recruitment is a trusted extension of businesses throughout the UK. From SMEs to blue chip nationals, our friendly consultants are committed to delivering unbeatable customer service when supplying personnel for all permanent, temporary or contract Commercial roles.