Progressive career moves for outstanding peopleAdvisory | Audit & Assurance | Banking | Taxation | Legal
Who we are Definitive Consulting is a multi award‐winning recruitment consultancy specialising in the finance, consulting and legal sectors. We deliver progressive career moves for outstanding people. In the accountancy and consulting markets, we offer specialist services in disciplines ranging from Audit and Taxation to Corporate Finance, Transaction Services, Consulting, Restructuring“I was impressed by my consultant’s tenacity and and Forensics.knowledge of the legal market. Our legal specialists cover everything within theI would certainly recommend Definitive as a legal fields of Corporate & Commercial, Bankingspecialist recruitment consultancy.” and Finance, TMT – IP and IT, Litigation and Lawyer, London Law Firm Arbitration, and the Project and Energy sectors. We operate from offices in the City of London and Sydney, and with hand‐picked partners in key markets such as New York and Hong Kong.
How we work We do everything you should be able to expect of a market leading specialist recruitment consultancy: • Expertise ‐ We combine global reach with detailed local market knowledge • Tailored ‐ We provide every client with recruitment solutions specifically tailored to their needs • Personal ‐ Our consultants guide candidates through“Definitive has consistently delivered the job search process, to ensure they make the rightquality candidates where other firms have not. career move, with the right companyIts consultants have great market • Targeted ‐ We undertake a highly targeted approachknowledge and are extremely proactive.” designed to identify and attract the ideal candidates National Head, leading consultancy practice • Consultancy ‐ We assess skills, personality and ambition, to match career aspirations with business needs. And some things you wouldn’t expect...
We don’t treat people likecommodities. We represent themOur reputation is built on a deep understanding of themarkets we operate in ‐ the people and businessesthat shape them.We believe career success is defined not only by anindividual’s ability, but also by the opportunity toapply it in driving business performance.We don’t pay lip service to consultancy and we don’t tradein short term, tactical manoeuvring. Instead, we recognisethat genuine consultancy must be underpinned by alonger term, strategic view.We create opportunities by bringing together people andbusinesses only when their goals, aspirations andpersonalities match.
Sometimes we say ‘No’(or at least ‘Not yet’)We are not afraid to offer the right advice, even if it isnot always what our clients want to hear.If we think a recruitment brief is unrealistic, we don’twaste clients’ time pretending to work on it. We tellthem, but we don’t just walk away. We will work withthem to shape a brief that is achievable, based on theneeds of the business and the skills and experienceavailable in the market.Our candidates can expect the same honesty. If wedon’t think a candidate is ready to make their desiredcareer move, we won’t risk their future.We tell them they are not ready, and offer advice onthe experience, skills and qualifications they will needto make any future career move a success.
We’re predictableWe work hard to reward and retain the bestrecruitment consultants in the business.As a result, our clients get to work with dedicatedconsultants: People who know their business insideout and understand their changing recruitment needs.They will do more than find you the perfect candidate.Training and business consultancy are all part of thepackage, if you want them.Candidates get a better service too. They aren’t passedfrom consultant to consultant as the faces change.Instead, each gets a single contact: A CandidateManager working closely with them to genuinelyrepresent their interests.
We guarantee successDefinitive Consulting is the only recruitmentconsultancy to offer a money back guarantee ofsuccess on retained recruitment assignments.It’s not as big a risk as it may sound. We have neverfailed to fill a role we have worked on a retained basisand we don’t plan to start now.We want our clients to share our confidence.
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4 Lombard Street London, EC3V 9AADC Initiatives LLP, registered in England and Wales under OC341664, registered office4 Lombard Street, London EC3V 9AA. Definitive Consulting is a trading name of DCInitiatives LLP. A list of members is available for inspection at the Head Office address.