Quick facts
  • What we do:
    Professional Search
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    • 6th Floor, Cannon Green, 27 Bush Lane, London, EC4R 0AA

About Stott and May Professional Search Ltd

What is it like to work for Stott and May Professional Search Ltd

My Manager
My Manager
Stott and May launched their Career Progression Scheme this year for both sales and support functions, with the scheme enabling development and progression within the business that is seemingly limitless. The CPS is supported by a blend of internal and external training sessions, as well as useful desk coaching. As well as all this Stott and May have paired up with Andrew Sillitoe, founder of The Strategic Team Coach, who uses a unique method to quantify the health and psychological state of staff, monitor the level of fatigue, observe in real-time the psychological impact of recruitment and enable staff to manage thoughts, feelings and emotions under pressure using biofeedback during phone calls. A mentoring system is also put in place for senior managers using external industry experts, with everything stemming back to the Career Progression Scheme. Managers are measured through the performance of their teams and also engagement across the whole business. The company reviews teams on a monthly basis through the Career Progression Scheme and always takes the temperature of engagement each quarter.
My Company
My Company
If they are not consistent or authentic in articulating their purpose and values internally, Stott and May becomes just another recruiter in an already crowded marketplace. As such they are constantly pushing the envelope and finding new ways of articulating ‘the Stott and May’ way of doing things. They believe it starts with the workplace and in an attempt to create a positive and unique work environment for our staff to dare to fail Stott and May have created themed offices, including Alice in Wonderland in New York and Charlie and the Chocolate Factory in London. The company wants their employees to think laterally and to be the ‘dreamers of dreams’ or the ‘music makers’, all of which was the underlying philosophy behind the office transformations. Founder and CEO Stephen Stott commented “It’s a fun and slightly wacky idea I came up with and it’s been evolving ever since. The story of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory is really all about pushing creative boundaries and, much the same as Willy Wonka’s factory, I wanted the office to be a space for innovation, where staff could think big and not be afraid to fail. We’re not your typical corporate company and I wanted the office to reflect that.”
Fair Deal
Fair Deal
Stott and May take the time to understand what really motivates their employees on a personal level, with one recent example of this being when they sent an employee to a photography session in New York as a reward for mentoring more junior staff. Earlier this year the company opened their Brighton office to offer a better work life balance for three employees, yet another reward that was the result of their extremely high performance.

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  • Development

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  • Family Friendly
    Family Friendly

    School hours contracts offered to staff

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  • Male : Female:

    57% / 43%

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