Testimonials

Don’t just take our word for it… read testimonials from some of our clients and candidates about the service we’ve provided to them.

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!

Marian

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

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

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!

Dean

Whilst there may have been issues with previous recruitment [companies], my personal experience with NC in particular, has been excellent, in fact, I’d go as far to say it’s the best I have had in recruiting.

Credit Manager / Global Shared Services in Manchester

Gavin at NC provides a straight-talking, no-nonsense recruitment service. He only puts forward candidates that in his view would be the right fit both technically and culturally, which is extremely important to us at Expect. Gavin came to see me in person to understand what we required and filled me with confidence that the candidates put forward would be relevant to my requirements. I wouldn’t hesitate to recommend Gavin to anyone requiring a recruitment service you can trust.

Matthew - Logistics company in Yorkshire

Gavin has successfully placed numerous quality candidates with us and has specific strength and expertise in the finance space. He is adept at understanding role briefs and is determined, tenacious and thorough in his approach.

Beverley - Resourcing Manager at a national building society

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

I just wanted to thank Helen for the two excellent candidates sent for me to interview.

She understood very quickly what I was looking for and this is so important when you are incredibly busy and simply can’t waste time interviewing candidates not suitable.

She always does exactly what she says she’s going to do and has made my latest recruitment process so much easier.

On top of the professional service she’s also a pleasure to deal with and for me, this is an added bonus.

I will definitely be in touch as and when I have any further recruitment needs and won’t hesitate to recommend NC Associates.

Commercial Sales Manager

Your team did an excellent job in finding appropriate contract staff when I needed them, despite a very limited number of suitably-qualified people being out there that would fit the available budget. I was kept informed throughout the process and regularly updated on progress as contractors worked through the stated assignment. The team showed a great understanding of their field and always dealt with me in a very polite and professional manner.

Graeme Taggart, Credit Underwriting Team Leader (EMEA & APAC) at GE Industrial Finance-Working Capital Solutions

I contacted Wayne to help us to recruit a Finance Manager position; this is quite a complex position and one that other Agencies found difficult to fulfill.

On contacting Wayne, he came to see me within hours of my request. Wayne was very inquisitive and thorough at our original meeting and went away with a true understanding of who we are and who we were looking for. As a result, soon after we were presented with a number of candidates to interview; most of which hit the criteria perfectly.

Thanks to the effective management of the interview process all parties knew exactly what was going on and when. Wayne was very vigilant at making sure that his candidates met our needs. This was highlighted when he withdrew a candidate after having reservations about their commitment; an honest approach that we felt was refreshing and saved time and effort on our part.

Wayne helped us find our new Finance Manager within weeks; she has now joined the company and is already proving to be an asset to the business.

I would like to thank Wayne for his commitment and professionalism and I would have no hesitation in using him again for any future recruitment needs.

Commercial operations manager

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

NC Associates helped us in sourcing a senior role within our finance function for our business. They provided a shortlist of candidates within a very short deadline which was fantastic!

Their ability to quickly understand our business and how we work has been a credit to them. For future roles I know where we will be going.

HR director recruiting a financial controller position

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