I’ve been dealing with Ivy Farrell Recruitment for the past five years and they’ve been fantastic! They are really good at finding the right candidates for our agency – professional, skilled individuals who are hard-working and passionate about digital. Ivy Farrell Recruitment is not just your average recruiter – they have become part of our business.
At the heart of our business are people and personalities – and to grow them takes full time commitment from our leadership teams. So over the years, when we’ve been looking for more great people to join the growing Glooniverse – we’ve always relied on Ivy to supply a high percentage of candidates that ‘fit’ our culture and needs. She seems to have a strong sense of our business and the people we’d like to see. So she takes the pain and strain of sifting through inappropriate candidates away from our busy teams, allowing us to concentrate on what we’re best at (the work) and to only interview the better candidates that she filters through. She has a proactive attitude to servicing our needs and is always on the ball with her communications. If we were going to open a recruiting business of our own – then I’d certainly be knocking on her door to gain her secrets!
I’ve worked with Ivy for the past four years. She’s my ‘go to’ person for talent in marketing, ‘digital-anything’, design, senior management roles, and now even HR. Ivy’s proactive, responsive and has been great at finding the best match in talent for our business.
As a general rule, recruitment agencies waste my time. They fail to understand my brief properly, do not take the time to appreciate the culture of my business to any degree of accuracy, and are expensive to boot. Ivy is an exception: I was introduced to her by a friend in the industry and I have had very good experiences thus far. Apart from responding to my briefs and sending me people who accurately react that brief, she’s also astute enough to send me the CVs of candidates who may interest me, even though I may not be looking. In fact, I have just employed someone she sent me even though I didn’t have a slot available, because his credentials were too good to pass up. I have no hesitation in recommending Ivy. She is responsive, intuitively understands my business, and listens to what I want very carefully.
I’m not a commodity. I’m not a name on a database. I’m not a list of competencies or historic roles. I’m Alistair. A dreamer. Agitator. Passionate. Angry. I believe that culture ‘eats strategy for lunch’ – not because I read it, but because I live it. Ivy Farrell ‘gets’ that. She ‘gets’ me. She ‘gets’ the dream I’m building: my obsession with curious people, and diferent roles; my briefs for more square pegs from round holes. She’s a friend. A partner. A confidante. Ivy is a place of refuge from the ‘insanity’. She’s a source of inspiration, energy and untold goodness. She sees people for their potential, not their past; and simply has a gift for people. So, don’t miss out.”