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Identify.

Attract.

Hire.

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

RESEARCH DRIVEN RECRUITMENT

Populus has reinvented the recruitment process

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Research-Driven Recruitment: The Populus mission is to understand your business so thoroughly that we can identify, attract and hire your professional and executive talent so that they can make a difference, no matter where they’re needed. Our search teams are aligned to industry sectors to bring together their knowledge and recruitment expertise within Populus’s proven research-driven recruitment process.

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

In light of the increasingly competitive domestic and global markets, the personal service for which Populus is renowned ensures we deliver your key people to help you grow.

Economic, Social and Market Research: Our research team has delivered high quality research and evaluation across a wide range of sectors including Finance, the Built Environment, Care, Transport, Education, Voluntary & Charitable, and the Public Sector – local, regional and national. We aim to answer your questions to help you fulfil your organisational objectives.


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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

HOW WE DO IT

The Populus way

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An independent evaluation showed that our Clients state that Populus: understands their sector and business; and that 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

Understand

Identify

Attract

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Populus Insight

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The importance of diversity in the workplace

Promoting and supporting diversity in the workplace is great person management and it’s also good for business. What is diversity? Anyone who has read or heard about the spectacular downfall of Theranos (1) will know that part of the problem was that the founder surrounded herself by ‘yes’ people and that employees who questioned the […]

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A healthy workplace equals a productive workplace

Three members of staff at Populus Select have taken the phrase ‘work hard, play hard’ to the next level by taking on three different sporting challenges over the last week. Elaine Hall, Director at Populus Select took part in a 3.8km open water swim in Derwent Water. Donna James, Research Director took part in the […]

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