How we work with candidates

At NC Associates we don’t view our candidates as commodities.  We appreciate that there are various agencies continuously approaching them with opportunities, which is the way in which the industry works. What sets our business apart from them is that we realise the importance and privilege entrusted to us by the candidates that chose to work with us.

Taking on a new job is a significant change for anyone, at any time and our team recognise how challenging that leap and decision can be. That’s why we feel honoured to be given that opportunity by the candidates we work with and make sure that with each and every candidate we take the time to not only find them that dream role but also that work environment which will allow them to excel and have a happy work life.

We recognise that the success of any business hinges on the people you place within it, which is why we make sure we look after those people we are assisting in the next transition of their careers, to give them the best start in their next career adventure.

If you are looking for a new career opportunity and want to discuss your career aspirations with a team of people who pride themselves on looking after everyone as an individual, please get in touch. We are excited to help you find your next opportunity.

Support & advice we provide:

  • We will meet you face to face to conduct a thorough interview so we can understand your next career move.
  • We will work with you to provide advice on both CV presentation and interview preparation and technique.
  • We endeavour to present you with career opportunities which meet or exceed your expectations.
  • We will always give honest feedback from interviews attended.
  • We will not present your CV to any client without your consent.
  • We endeavour to keep in touch with you.


I’d like to commend Helen Garcia and the team at NC Associates who have been nothing short of exceptional during my six months with the agency. From the day I met with Helen I felt confident that she would quickly help me find an employer and that I would be a successful candidate during my interview. It was Helen who called to give me the good news following my interview, and I could tell she genuinely delighted for me. From an administrative perspective, NC Associates have dealt with everything smoothly and professionally, and I’ve had no concerns whatsoever, allowing me to focus my attention on my new role. I’d strongly recommend Helen and the team at NCA to anybody currently looking for employment.

Simon - Progress Planner

I would like to say a huge thank you to Rosie for helping me find my dream job. She was so easy to talk to and always kept her promises in terms of keeping me updated and ensured one of the team at NC Associates was there to support me in her absence. I didn’t feel like just another person and she took time to get to know me and what type of role I was looking for which was very refreshing! With other agencies you feel like just another CV but I always felt that Rosie was looking for roles for me. I would definitely recommend NC Associates to friends and family based on my experience and if I ever need to use an agency in the future I will certainly go back to NC Associates.

S. Wright

It is always a pleasure to deal with Helen. She is very professional and positive with excellent communication skills. She has been always very helpful but most importantly landed me an opportunity with a reputable company. I would definitely go back to her if I need any office jobs in the future!


During my search for a new role I often came across recruitment consultants that were inattentive and almost lazy in their approach. Helen Garcia [at NC Associates] couldn’t be more the polar opposite of this. Her enthusiasm, attention to detail and focus not only helped me, but was critical in finding me the right role. To say that Helen caused me to review my opinion of recruitment consultants would be an understatement, and she is a credit to that profession.

Fraser - Business Development Manager

Wayne went above and beyond to ensure that he found me the exact role I wanted. He even continued to take calls whilst on holiday!

I would definitely recommend NC Associates and I hope to use them again.

Kyle - Management accountant

NC Associates is a recruitment agency unlike any other – professional, courteous and they take a genuine interest in the people they recruit.  Before my interview, for example, Mark took the time to take a train to meet up with me and give me a full brief on the company I was going to see.  Not just the usual “go check out the website” speech you get from most agencies, he knew what he was talking about.  He’d read my CV and told me which of my experiences to concentrate on during the interview while giving me detailed information on the company that I put to full use in my interview.  It didn’t stop there though.  On my first day at my new job, he sent me a message wishing me good luck, something I wish to him and everyone at NC Associates.  Seriously, if you’re looking for an agency that actually cares about you, then NC Associates are the only ones you should be speaking to!


I am dropping you this e-mail just to say how impressed I was by the service offered to me as a candidate when I dealt with Wayne at NC Associates It’s true that the good agents see today’s candidates as tomorrow’s clients. Excellent service does not go unnoticed, and in my new position, as Head of Finance I will certainly welcome a call from NC Associates.

T. Wiggins

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