Client Testimonials

“We have really appreciated all the input, commitment and support she provided to us. 

Helen came to visit us prior to recruiting to get a real ‘feel’ for our working environment, personalities and ‘real’ person specification.  This made the whole recruitment process really easy, trouble free and the people matching was spot on. 

After interviewing three candidates, it was a difficult choice as they had  been matched so perfectly. 

Well done Helen for listening to our wants, needs and requirements.  We would absolutely recommend your services to anyone.”

Anna, Registered Manager

Care Home

West Dorset

3rd November 2017

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“Its great to find a company that understands the exact candidate we are looking for.

Saving us time in finding the best candidate is our priority, Aspire Jobs put forward  a candidate within hours and they were offered the job immediately after their interview – Aspire Jobs really understood who we wanted, minimal fuss and a fast result ! ”

Sarah

Service Company

20th October 2017

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Aspire were quick to respond when contacted after we required an urgent placement for a Sales Co-ordinator. 

Keeping us informed at all stages of the process, they took great care in ensuring the candidates put forward were well suited for our needs, not just in skill levels but also personality.   

Testament to this our new member of staff has integrated really well and is enjoying the role. 

We will no doubt be in contact with Aspire in the future following the excellent service we received. 

Thank you”

Richard

Service Company

24th August 2017

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“Helen and Joy helped me to look for a candidate to fill an administration position at my company.

They were helpful and supportive; offering me tips on what to look for in a candidate and where to pitch the salary.

With their guidance and expert knowledge of the current job market place, I was able to identify quickly which candidates would suit our business and offer them a salary that both myself and the candidate were comfortable with.

Thank you Aspire Jobs”

Sarah

MD

19th June 2017

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“I rarely use employment agencies and have used Aspire only twice in the last two years. On both occasions Aspire have come up trumps in terms of finding an individual that ideally suited the role, and ensuring that both we, the client, and the candidate where completely happy.

I found they asked pertinent questions in order to understand, not just the role we were providing, but the culture that the candidate would be entering in order to find the right person.

This followed by the after care has made me very comfortable in recommending Aspire. They have made the recruitment process very easy for me and I will not hesitate to use them again.

Matt

MD

20th April 2017

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“My previous experiences of agencies have not been positive and was therefore hesitant to approach an agency again, however, I felt Helen would offer a more consultative and genuine recruitment service, subsequently I contacted Helen and was immediately reassured.

I took comfort from Helen straight away, I really felt the brief and what we required from the roles we were looking to fill, had been comprehensively understood.

Helen presented a handful of exceptional candidate’s that we were able to make an informed and comfortable decision on quickly.

Our new colleagues here at my company are contributing massively and really pleased to have them on board.”

Matt

MD

17th March 2017

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“Over the last thirty years I have dealt with a large number of recruiters with mixed experiences and results.

Aspire provide me a high level of professionalism, consistency and speed which is essential in today’s market.

Thank you Helen and Joy.”

James

Director of Operations

Verwood

15th March 2017

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“Using a recruitment agency was a new experience for me as I hadn’t really thought about this approach in education before.

However, having struggled to find a new School Business Manager I decided to give it a go.

Helen, from Aspire Jobs, was extremely helpful from the word go.  She came to meet with me in person and explained how she would be able to assist my school in recruiting for an SBM, and asked me a lot of questions to ensure she knew exactly what I was looking for in a successful appointment.

She was easily contactable throughout the process and kept me regularly updated about potential candidates.

Helen found me a strong field of candidates to interview and provided all the references.

She also worked closely with the school to ensure our safer recruitment procedures were followed.

I am glad to say that Helen found me an excellent SBM!

Thank you Helen”

Bob

Head Teacher

10th March 2017

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“I can’t recommend Helen at Aspire highly enough.

We were on a real time limit and needed to find someone to fit a very varied role.  Helen came up with five applicants within a week, we interviewed three and before we knew it we had a new member of staff who has proved to be fantastic.

Helen really listens and takes on board your requirements so you don’t have to filter through a load of applications and she also follows through after the initial process, checking that everything is working out for employee and employer.

We have been extremely happy with our Aspire experience.”

Kind regards

Donna

Director

19th October 2016

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“Great service

Helen is organised and effective – the CV’s that she sent through were of a high-calibre and we had a lot of choice in selecting candidates for interview. We are very pleased with the appointments we have made thanks to Aspire and wouldn’t hesitate recommending them to others.”

Kind Regards,

Rachel

Marketing Manager

12th July 2016

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Aspire took the stress and time out of recruiting staff that I needed quickly.

With a quick professional and personal service the only difficult decision I had to make was choosing between the great candidates that were chosen specially for the Job advertised and were sent to me from Aspire to interview.

This was our third member of staff to recruit through aspire and we will certainly be using them again.

Thanks again.

Regards,

Genna

Operations Manager

10th November 2015

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We had been seeking a strong performer to add to our team of mortgage advisers for quite a while. Helen was able to find and introduce us to a candidate whom none of the other main recruitment companies we have dealt with previously had come across.

He has already proved to be an excellent adviser in the short time he has been with us. Thank you Helen and we shall be in touch again when we are looking to recruit again.

 

Bob

Director

Mortgage Brokers

3rd August 2015

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I have found it refreshing to find an employment agency that understood and delivered candidates who could actually could fulfil the role required.

Too many times agencies believe that the more CV’s they put through the better, regardless of the suitability of the candidate.

Helen was able to provide a selected number of CV’s who were real candidates reducing the legwork for me.

Phil

Manufacturing Director

Engineering Company

28th October 2014

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Helen provides a professional, friendly service and  her understanding of our business and culture has resulted in delivery of high calibre candidates.

Helen tailors her way of working to her clients needs and this is a trait that I wish all agencies would adhere to!

I would highly recommend Aspire for a cost effective, proficient service.

Gemma

Recruitment Co ordinator

Retail Company

10th September 2014

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“Helens attention to detail and listening to our requirements takes all the pain out of recruitment “

Peter

Manager

Distribution Company

9th September 2014

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‘ I just want to thank Helen for her fantastic service and personable approach and ultimately finding us the right people for our business.

She is in tune with our culture and has really understood the businesses needs going forward. I would definitely recommend Helen to anyone looking for a ‘personal touch’  agency that really understands a  company and their values, as it’s really important to know who will fit and why!

Thanks Helen!’

Helen

HR Manager

Ferndown

1st October 2013

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Helen has a no nonsense, professional approach to her assignments. She took the time to fully understand our requirements rather than bombarding us with CV’s. We were kept informed throughout the process. Ultimately she found us the person we were looking for- says it all.

Tim

MD
Print Company

23rd August 2013

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Hi Helen,

Charlottes appointment was such an easy process, all down to the hard work you carried out prior to the interview.

Great communication and excellent service from start to finish, will be in touch again with any future requirements.

Peter

Group Manager

Distribution Company

Poole

11th December 2012

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“Helen has provided a fantastic service to my company, all the candidates Aspire put forward for our position were excellent.

Our reasons for using an agency were that we didn’t have the time to interview people that were both not suited to our company and the position we had available, Aspire did all this and only put forward people that were right for our business.

I would highly recommend Aspire and Helen the company are great to work with, we now see Helen as an extension to our business and also as a friend”

Darren

Director

Design & Print Company

11th December 2012

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“I have used/worked with Helen (Aspire) exclusively in building my award winning marketing team at the group of companies I work for.

I have found her dedication to find the “right” person that fits in to our culture the most important aspect to working with her. She is able to understand us and the requirements that our business will need for the future – and this is why we have been able to organically grow and develop as a team.”

Andy

Group Marketing Manager

Hospitality Industry

10th December 2012

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I cannot endorse high enough the work that Helen does for us, I have very little time and it is so easy for great candidates to just arrive for interview prepared and vetted.

“Helen took the time to understand our needs for the role we wished to fill, saving us valuable time and providing us with applicants that all meet the criteria. With Helen’s wonderful personality and professionalism it was a pleasure working with her.”

Alison

HR Manager

Hospitality Industry

7th December 2012

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“Helen from Aspire jobs really made the effort to understand the role we were recruiting for and only put forward suitable candidates.

One of these candidates has now been recruited by our company.

Helen is very friendly and a pleasure to work with.  We received a first class service and would happily use Aspire Jobs for any future vacancies.”

Ian

MD

Printing Solutions Company

5th December 2012

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“Having known Helen for a number of years she has always provided a no nonsense service in a personable and effective way. Always the first in my thoughts when recruiting”

Top qualities:Personable, Good Value, High Integrity

Alan

Production Director

Electronics Manufacturer

25th October 2012

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“Helen is a true optimist and it is her positive attitude that helps her to accomplish whatever task she is doing.

Helen is a complete go getter, who will take that extra mile to make the project she has undertaken perfect.

Above all her professional qualities and achievements, the thing that I admire the most in Helen is that she is a good human being.”

Andy

Packaging Manager

Manufacturing Company

25th October 2012

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“Helen has made what could have been a time consuming and complicated process quick and straight forward.

She came to see us, evaluated what are needs where and immediately provided a number of quality candidates from whom we filled our vacancy.

Many thanks Helen it has been a real pleasure!!!”

Mark

Director

IFA

2nd October 2012

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“Having called on Helen’s services several times this year, I am pleased to say I have found her to be refreshingly consistent and understanding when it comes to our recruitment requirements.

It’s important that we keep uneccessary CV viewing to a minimum and Helen has grasped that from the off, supplying only the most suitable candidates, which we have gone on to employ.

We will not hesitate to add Aspire Jobs to our PSL and look forward to working with Helen again soon.”

Mary

Office Manager/HR

IT company – Bmth

24/9/12

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“Recruitment is so much more than matching a candidate’s experience to the job role. More than ever, the “fit” is of greater importance. Candidates need to fit into existing teams and. Implement team dynamics. Aspire know this too well and spend the time ensuring that the “fit” of the preferred candidate is right. Great to work with Aspire.”

John

MD, Manufacturing Company

12/3/12

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“Helen paid attention to the subtleties of our requirement for an IT manager  and was able to quickly find someone who is proving to be a great fit for the role and the business. It all happened with the minimum amount of effort on my part – Thank you Helen, I will turn to you first time next time.”

Sue

Finance Director, Manufacturing Company

08/11/11

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It was a pleasure to work with Helen from Aspire Jobs. She took time to thoroughly understand the role we were recruiting for and provided us with suitably qualified candidates for interview. We have since appointed one of these applicants. Helen’s approach was refreshing because so many other agencies fail to listen and then bombard you with irrelevant applicants. If the need arises, I would use Aspire Jobs again.

John

MD – Printing Company

11/7/11

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Helen truly takes the time to listen and understand your needs. Ultimately professional she delivered a high calibre of candidates that were all tailored to meet our specifications. We were extremely impressed with her smooth and prompt service. We are happy to recommend Aspire to others.

HR Manager, Hospitality Industry

28/6/11

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Helen has provided a very organised and professional approach to supporting us in our recruitment of engineering staff. We had a variety of candidates to select from and we have subsequently recruited two of them who we are very pleased with.
Andy
Technical Director, Poole
May 2011

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5th May 2011

Dear Helen

Re: Nigel  

I thought I would just send you a quick note to say how pleased I am with Nigel and how impressed I have been with the overall experience throughout the process.

As you know within my company, and personally, the words ‘recruitment agency’ has been synonymous with disaster in the past so this was a big leap of faith for us. I can honestly say you have enabled me to look at the process with renewed faith and I would have no hesitancy in using Aspire again in the future.

Yours Sincerely,

James

Owner of Manufacturing company, New Forest
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Helen is a very good contact of mine, she is an excellent recruiter who focuses on getting outstanding candidates that fit the brief and at a good rate, so can’t recommend her highly enough.

Many thanks

HR Manager

Bmth
April 2011
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Gaynor Topham

Top qualities: Great Results, Personable, High Integrity

“If you are looking for a quality, efficient, professional yet friendly recruitment service provider then go to Helen every time. I would say that Helen is one of the best of what she does, she has fantastic networks, amazing energy which is just infectious and really ensures she delivers. Without a doubt she is the “go to” person to get the job done!” January 27, 2011

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Dianne Bailey

Top qualities: Great Results, Good Value, High Integrity

“I have worked with Helen for over 15 years in her recruitment roles. During the latter years her Company were the preferred sole provider of temporary workers for our Group of Companies. Helen is a supreme professional. Keenly aware of customer satisfaction and the need to provide a reliable and cost effective service to her clients. I have no hesitation in recommending Helen. Her professional acumen is much to be admired.”

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Diane Bantten

“Helen is a driven business woman known for rising to any challenge and getting results. She is extremely well known in the business community and I can vouch for the fact that her name opens doors! As my Company grows I will not hesitate to go to Helen who I know will do her utmost to fulfil my recruitment requirements. ”

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James Lattimer

Top qualities: Personable, Expert, High Integrity

“I have worked with Helen for over four years and hold her in the highest regard. Helen handled my recruitment requirements in a detailed, knowledgeable and intelligent way. Her expertise in the recruitment industry is unrivalled and her dedicated and personable approach is refreshing and extremely valuable.”