We understand how frustrating it can be finding exceptional senior and executive talent for your team. Populus has refined the recruitment processes to identify, attract and hire candidates who have the flair, capability and drive to make the difference in your business.

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Research Driven Recruitment


Populus has reinvented the recruitment process

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Populus mission is to understand your business so we can identify, attract and hire your senior and executive talent of people who make a difference, no matter where they’re needed. Our search teams are aligned to an industry sectors to bring together their recruitment expertise and Populus’s proven research driven recruitment process.

Our in-house research department is the bedrock of our delivery methodology, which can be used in isolation for talent mapping and market intelligence, or as a seamless element to the full search process.

In light of the increasing focus on scientific delivery in the recruitment world, the personal service Populus is renowned for ensures we deliver your assignment with care.

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Why recruit with populus?

Populus was founded to challenge the experiences and perception in the marketplace and to deliver real value to our Clients in an honest, open and caring way. Populus has been built on six pillars of behaviours that we are as passionate about today as ever:

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Understand first

Honesty and transparency

Care about what we do

Being the safe hands to solve problems

Commercially focused to deliver value

Being Positive


The Populus way

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Clients tell us by understanding their sector and business, we are always able to identify, attract and hire the right people at the right time and in the right place. That’s how we keep delivering.

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Our 2018 Client review tells us:

We are easy to work with

We take ownership

We really know what we’re doing





Populus Insight

I’ve started a new job..Have I made a mistake?

I’ve started a new job…Have I made a mistake? In the last year have you moved jobs? And if so, have any of the following have crossed your mind: Why did I leave? This is not what I thought it would be I don’t feel part of the team My new boss isn’t approachable I […]

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Improving Employee Health

We’re passionate about our employee’s health and well being at Populus Select, we strive to inform all of healthy living and taking part in enjoyable exercise.  We regularly run together, enjoy walks across the Yorkshire Moors, take part in challenges including rafting and bungee jumping. Even with all our support and adaptability we’re no different […]

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We’ve all been there….

Our Managing Consultant Johnny Fieldhouse reflects on meeting the founder of  Men Tell Health.. So I met this chap at the end of networking breakfast who spoke about his hardships in life and how he was helping others.  Whilst he spoke I continued to consume my coffee and bacon butty and suddenly I stopped.  I […]

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