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Est 2015 (4 years old)

Manchester [NOT SET]

Company Description


Talentful: your in-house talent consultancy. Placing talent professionals into the heart of the most exciting tech & digital businesses.

Full business description

Talentful: 100% hustle. 0% sleaze.

To get ahead in this market, we must hustle. We mean the kind of hustle that sells the seed/series stage start-up dream over joining Google. Not lie to get someone to accept a job hustle. The way we see it, founders start by hiring the best people they know, then the best people those people know. Then what? The network ends and pricey recruitment agencies step in.

We know you deserve better!

Frankly, your early hires are almost as important as your founding members.

Hiring is as important as customer acquisition, sales strategy and prudent financial planning. Some companies don’t see it this way, but those that do thrive.
Working on a contingency basis with recruitment agencies is crazy. It’s expensive and there’s rarely more value than an emailed CV.

This is why recruitment is broken.

We’re fixing it.

We pride ourselves on being an extension of your brand. You’ve worked hard to build your reputation and you need to keep it that way to attract the best talent.
We firmly believe that we take the best parts of all methods of recruitment. We couple the reach and large databases of the best recruitment agencies, with the process of an executive search agency and the cultural appreciation of having your own in-house team.

We hire the highest quality people for our team, who all exhibit high levels of emotional intelligence and a focus on quality so you can rest assured that your Talentful team will be focused on finding the best fit for your company. We’ve hired people from the likes of Google, Uber, Not On The High Street, Octopus Investments, Nomura, BMC Software, Artesian, and AnyVan to bolster our expertise.

We don’t charge commission, just a simple subscription model. This includes all advertising, staff costs, LinkedIn, recruitment software; everything we need to do the job.

Businesses we’ve scaled include Shazam, Audible, Zopa, Magic Pony (acquired by Twitter), Nutmeg, Depop, ClearScore and Thought Machine as well as digital agencies such as Forward3D and Rufus Leonard.

We recruit every type of person that you would need in a digital business, with subject matter experts for each discipline (Sales and Commercial, Technology, Marketing, Product and Operations) supporting your Talent Manager with specialist advice.

We add substantial value in teaching our clients how to recruit, not just providing CVs. Technology companies are full of first-time managers, so we train interview skills to ensure your team are well equipped to persuade and assess the very best talent.

Category Tags

recruitment,hiring,Talent,HRPeople strategy