SF Recruitment

We’re the leading specialist recruiter in the Midlands and provide proactive, efficient and honest recruitment across nine areas of specialism.
http://www.sfgroup.com

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SF Recruitment was founded in 1998 on a simple idea: “Everyone deserves to work in a job they love.” As the world of work has transformed over the years, that defining principle is still at the heart of everything it does.

Recruitment is a fundamentally human process. It is detailed insight into the people on both sides of the equation that makes the process work. SF Recruitment is dedicated to finding a natural fit between people and companies.

Small company SF is the leading recruiter in the Midlands and helps businesses staff up in areas that include finance and accounting; human resources; procurement and supply chain; technology; and wider commercial specialisms. It was listed as the 16th Best Small Company to Work For in 2020, won the Best Companies award for Learning and Development, and was ranked 5th Best Company to Work For in the Midlands 2020.

The recruiter's continued success is based on employing and looking after a fantastic team of people, maintaining a memorable and honest brand and delivering impeccable service in matching people with employers.

During lockdown strategies to keep the SF team engaged included weekly updates on latest pandemic information for furloughed and working staff; games and video calls; a personal thank-you card from CEO Saira Demmer posted to all staff; surprise gifts sent to employees at home; Christmas hampers personally delivered to everyone's doors by senior management; and a company-wide WhatsApp game called Selfie-Spree, which was loved by all.

Featured Workplace Factors

My Manager

96% of staff agreed

My manager cares about how satisfied I am in my job

The company sees the most important performance metric at manager level and above as behaviour. Are managers setting a strong example? In terms of financial performance, team leaders have the freedom to operate as they see fit. So long as they deliver results, there is no fixed way to do that.

My Company

92% of staff agreed

I love working for this organisation

Saira Demmer sees it as her job to respond to what the team would like, rather than for people to respond to her wishes. Every employee gets an individual 45-minute video call with Saira once a quarter simply about how they are feeling, or whether they would like to ask or tell SF anything.

Personal Growth

79% of staff agreed

This job is good for my own personal growth

SF Recruitment believes physical and mental wellbeing is the single biggest driver of success, so everyone got an annual licence to the mindfulness Headspace app; SF branded activewear; and regular reassurance from the CEO that it is also OK not to be OK.

Benefits

Long Service

Companies where at least 40% of the staff have worked there for more than five years.

Women in Senior Management

At least 40% of senior managers are women.

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