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Credentials Eden Scott April 2009 V2


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Credentials Eden Scott April 2009 V2

  1. 1. Our Credentials Welcome to Eden Scott 1
  2. 2. Our Credentials Who we are • Eden Scott was formed in 2003 by three director-level recruitment professionals • Following an impressive start-up period, we are now one of Scotland’s leading recruitment consultancies • Growth has been achieved through corporate and personal reputation and delivery • As an independent company with offices in Glasgow and Edinburgh, we have local decision makers • We recruit both permanent and temporary/contract positions, from entry level staff to board level • Our clients range from major PLCs to SMEs across a broad range of sectors • Our 40 experienced recruitment consultants take an honest, consultative approach, with a highly responsive mindset to deliver for clients and candidates • We are focused on building successful partnerships through dedicated account management 2
  3. 3. Our Credentials What we do • Eden Scott offers permanent and temporary/contract recruitment solutions across a range of market sectors: – Accountancy and Finance – Business Support – Construction and Building – Energy and Environment – Executive Search and Selection – Financial Services – Human Resources and Learning Development – IT – Legal – Manufacturing and Technology – Public Sector – Sales & Marketing 3
  4. 4. Our Credentials ChoicES • New, convenient package of recruitment services from Eden Scott: – Flexible: can be easily and quickly customised to your own budgets and needs – Cost effective, could save you time and money – Reliable, delivered by experienced professional recruitment consultants Specification Advertising Searches Screening Interviews Testing 4
  5. 5. Our Credentials CentrES Assessment Centre Design and Delivery • Streamlines the recruitment process for repeat vacancies demanding a similar skill set, ensuring consistency in the recruitment process while reducing the per head placement fee • For senior appointments, creates an additional element of competition while allowing candidates to display their skills and experience across a number of different exercises • Once the process is designed, it is then owned by the client and can be delivered by client employees, involving both hiring managers and HR • Reduces recruitment cycle times and ensures objectivity rather than subjectivity • The recruitment process fits the role 5
  6. 6. Our Credentials Who we do it for • Just a small selection of some of our clients • AMA • Partnerships for Renewables • Aquamarine Power • Primesight • Ceramic Fuel Cells • REpower Systems • Glasgow City Council • RNIB • Glasgow Housing Association • Scottish Government • Glenmorangie • Scottish Widows Investment Partnership • Harper Macleod • SportScotland • IndigoVision • State Street • Kommando • Stewart Milne Homes • Maxxium • Strathclyde University • NHS 24 • VisitScotland • Npower 6
  7. 7. Our Credentials Case study “ Examples of completed assignments – 2008/09: • Distillery Manager, Elgin and Islay In my view if you are selecting a recruitment agency to • Country House Hotel Manager, Tain work with there are a few key competencies to look for: • Corporate Communications Manager A willingness to take the time to understand both the • Prestige Range Manager candidate and client need; • Creative Services Manager • Personal Assistant A flexible approach and the desire to work in • Accountant partnership, with the client and candidate, to ensure successful completion of the assignment; • Customer Liaison Executive • French Marketing Liaison Executive A professional two way approach which provides the • Receptionist candidate with a fair and positive impression of the • Warehouse client and the client with an accurate picture of the • Valet / Driver candidates ability and fit for the role. I believe that Eden Scott is an agency which consistently Additional Services: demonstrates these competencies and I would have no • Assessment Centre Design & Delivery hesitation in recommending them to you, either as a ” • Ability Testing provider or representative. • Occupational Personality Questionnaires Ian M Drysdale • Response Handling HR Director • Volume Campaign Management The Glenmorangie Company • Advert Design and Media Buying 7
  8. 8. Our Credentials What clients think of us “When we required to fill both temporary and “When we needed a person with a permanent vacancies we turned to Eden Scott unique blend of skills to fill a as a well respected and efficient provider of challenging role within our recruitment services. organisation, we turned to Eden Scott for their experience and business like From first contact they provided a first class approach to filling this vacancy. service and in fact managed to fill a role which due to our location had proved very difficult. We were impressed with the efficient service and attention to detail. They On the temporary role they quickly grasped the listened to what we had to say, pre details of the brief and provided an excellent selected the candidates for interview, candidate. and briefed them properly about what we were looking for in this role. We are delighted with the service provided by Eden Scott and would have no hesitation in We felt that we got the right candidate recommending their services to any in post within our extremely tight organisation requiring the services of an timescale; this would not have been efficient and effective recruitment organisation.” possible without the professionalism and experience of Eden Scott.” 8
  9. 9. Our Credentials What candidates think of us “I was very impressed with Eden Scott during “The factor that differentiated Eden the time I dealt with them. They informed me Scott from other similar organisations of all the vacancies they had that suited what I was their ability to interface an was looking for and were very efficient in their exceptionally detailed understanding of follow-up to potential employers. the specific job requirements and the prevailing corporate culture within the They were very encouraging and helpful when client company against the strengths it came to interview and gave useful hints and and weaknesses of the candidate tips that helped me secure my new job. which in my own case delivered a very focused and shortened interview Eden Scott has been the most process. professional recruitment agent I have worked with and I would recommend them to others in From start to finish they handled the the future.” matter with the correct balance of professionalism and commercial acumen ensuring the best possible outcome for all parties. I would be delighted to recommend Eden Scott .” 9
  10. 10. Our Credentials What else we offer • We provide a range of complimentary market intelligence tools for our clients, candidates and contacts • Bi-monthly eZine covering some of the latest recruitment issues – sign-up free at • Regular seminars on the topical subjects of interest to our clients and candidates • Research surveys that assist our clients recruit the best employees and help candidates find the best opportunities e.g. – Candidate attraction in the public sector – Attracting and retaining marketing professionals – Greatest HR challenges – New employee checking procedures – The changing role of the PA – Black gold to green dollars: talent migration from oil & gas to renewable energy • Bi-monthly online opinion polls on a wide range of business, HR and recruitment issues • Visit our highly commended web site,, to find out more 10
  11. 11. Our Credentials How to contact us Edinburgh 26 St Andrew Square Edinburgh EH2 1AF 0131 550 1100 Glasgow 142 St Vincent Street Glasgow G2 5LA 0141 410 1000 11