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 5 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

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.
Coverage  All UK
PM House, Riverway Estate, Old Portsmouth Road, Guildford, Surrey, GU3 1LZ

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.
Coverage  UK & Europe
LinkPoint Resources, 3000 Cathedral Hill, Guildford, Surrey, GU2 7YB
Suite 13199, 2nd Floor, 20-22 Wenlock Road, London, Greater London, N1 7GU Wireless House, Fawkham Road, Sevenoaks, Kent, TN15 6EZ 49 Lodge Lane, Grays, Essex, RM17 5RZ Prudence Place, Proctor Way, Luton, Bedfordshire, LU2 9PE LinkPoint, CB1 Business Centre, Twenty Station Road, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CB1 2JD
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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.
Coverage  UK Nationwide
3000 Cathedral Hill, Guildford, Surrey, GU2 7YB
Suite 13199, 2nd Floor, 20-22 Wenlock Road, London, N1 7GU Wireless House, Fawkham Road, Sevenoaks, Kent, TN15 6JS 49 Lodge Lane, Grays, Essex, RM17 5RZ Prudence Place, Proctor Way, Luton, Bedfordshire, LU2 9PE CB1 Business Centre, Twenty Station Road, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CB1 2JD
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Recruiter Tip

Guildford 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.

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.
Coverage  We recruit nationally across the UK
3000 Cathedral Hill, Guildford, Surrey, GU2 7YB
IT Recruit UK, Suite 13199, 2nd Floor, 20-22 Wenlock Road, London, N1 7GU Wireless House, Fawkham Road, Sevenoaks, Kent, TN15 6JS 49 Lodge Lane, Grays, Essex, RM17 5RZ Prudence Place, Proctor Way, Luton, Bedfordshire, LU2 9PE LinkPoint, CB1 Business Centre, Twenty Station Road, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CB1 2JD
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Beauty Recruitment

Established in 1994, Beauty Recruitment specialises in spa and beauty recruitment throughout the UK and Worldwide for permanent positions only. Part time and Full time.
Coverage  UK and Worldwide
Administration, Guildford, Surrey, GU1 3DS

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