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  • What we do:
    Recruitment Company
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    • The Blade, 7th Floor, Reading, Berkshire, RG1 3BE

About Roc Search Ltd

Roc Search provide clients with contract and permanent roles in the technology and engineering sectors.

Reading-headquartered Roc was founded in 2007 by Managing Director Conor Roughneen. Prior to founding the business, Conor enjoyed success in a global tech recruitment consultancy, growing the most profitable contract business on record.

Conor decided to create his own consultancy based on the key principles he had always believed in: honesty, integrity and communication. The firm now operates across the UK, Germany and the USA and has a workforce of over 120.

Roc represent high-calibre candidates with specialist skills, offering complete coverage of contract and permanent markets across the UK, Europe and the US. The client base is diverse, ranging from SMEs to mid-sized IT and engineering departments right through to large OEMs and multinationals.

Roc have unique monthly awards recognising sales performance and those who embody the company values, with holiday awards to Europe and America.

What is it like to work for Roc Search Ltd

My Manager
My Manager
There’s a ‘Roc Star Academy’ run by Head of Training Alisia Hobbs. Every office has a full-time trainer focused on day-to-day desk coaching and they run continual academies throughout the year for every stage of an employee’s career. This provides a clear training path.
Personal Growth
Personal Growth
In the last 12 months, the Roc Star Academy has delivered 2,781 classroom hours, 3,265 hours in desk coaching and 3,191 hours in academy training. This is measured by individuals’ line managers in terms of hitting KPIs, meeting targets, promotions and benchmarking against core values.
My Company
My Company
After ten consecutive years of growth, Roc Search has been highlighted over the years as being an exceptional place to work. Conor has been commended for his entrepreneurialism and forward-thinking by the likes of Sir Richard Branson and for ‘giving people a chance’.

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    54% / 46%

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