Our values have helped us build a
culture which attracts and retains some of the best recruitment consultants in
PSD is a values based organisation. We
have defined a set of ideas and values that provide us with a more cohesive
sense of who we are and what we want to be.
Our values help to clarify what is expected and what you can expect.
"Working in Partnership with Clients, Candidates and Colleagues is a core
value of the PSD Group.
From a Client perspective, every assignment
undertaken is bespoke and structured around the individual project. In addition
to ensuring the effective delivery of a recruitment solution, we strive to
consistently strengthen our working relationships through providing additional
expertise and specialist sector knowledge such as market intelligence and
Delivering a highly personalised, seamless and
engaging candidate experience is also a key focus of our partnership ideals and
I find it hugely personally rewarding to receive so much positive feedback from
Candidates irrespective of outcome.
Working in partnership with other
sector specialist experts within PSD has enabled me to significantly grow the
PSD Sport Practice on a global basis. With many Clients wanting to attract
talent from different sectors, working in tandem with colleagues across PSD has
enabled myself and my team to introduce some outstanding individuals to a wide
range of sporting organisations.”
"In order to be successful in my career, it is essential for me to be
accessible to both my clients and candidates. At PSD we pride ourselves on our
consultative approach and specific market knowledge, and in order to truly
understand the needs of our clients and candidates, we need to be totally
accessible, ensuring we are prepared to make ourselves available at a time that
suits them. This might mean interviewing in the evenings, taking Skype calls,
or travelling further afield.
I appreciate how PSD has given me the
platform to allow me to be as accessible as possible. I have the opportunity to
organise forums and events for my clients, and I often have the opportunity to
speak at events. I feel that I can truly develop the senior level relationships
needed to continue to build my business and therefore my career.”
"PSD feels a responsibility to all employees to ensure they can reach their
full potential, something which is visible through our Investors in People Gold
In return we are trusted, through cooperation with our
clients, to deliver on their requirements to the highest possible standard. Our
consultants feel a duty and a willingness to ensure the service we provide is
of the best quality. These are commitments that we universally share.
I feel PSD is committed to my career development through both the internal
and external training opportunities I have been able to take advantage of
during my 2 years here. This is something that makes me feel that my
contribution to my team and to the wider business is greatly valued.”
"Having worked in PSD's Technology practice for the past 6 years, I understand
how the market is constantly changing. This means I need to embrace new ideas
and ways of working that will ensure I gain a competitive advantage. The
emergence of social media and the digitalisation of the recruitment industry is
a perfect example of this.
Remaining open-minded to new ways of
sourcing talent for my clients not only proves my expertise in my respective
market but shows that I will go the extra mile to ensure the best service for
my client. If my clients feel that I am open-minded then we are more likely to
have an open and honest dialogue which is crucial in building lasting
I work with like-minded individuals at PSD who are
also open-minded. This provides me with an opportunity to bounce ideas off
consultants across a variety of different sectors and verticals to improve the
way I work and grow as a consultant. It is a value that has created a working
environment that freely promotes new ideas and has helped me personally build
long lasting relationships both internally and externally.”
"At PSD there is no set fixed way of doing business. We discuss our clients'
needs and requirements' and adapt our service for each recruitment assignment.
This has given me the opportunity to adapt my role too, knowing that I am
giving my clients the best possible service. At any one time I could be working
on a number of executive or retained searches whilst combining this with high
quality contingency recruitment. I enjoy this variation within my role.
PSD has allowed me to adapt my career too. They supported my
transition from an operational role into a fee earning role, allowing me the
time to build up my business. I have benefited from flexible working
hours which allowed me to balance both my work and life commitments.
There is a mutual understanding of the long term needs of employees and the
business, as well as the short term. Without this focus neither I nor the
business would be able to adapt to the ever evolving recruitment industry.”
"Success can be defined in several different ways but fundamentally it is “the
accomplishment of an aim or purpose”. Here at PSD we aim to work in partnership
with people and build relationships to help achieve success for our clients and
their business, whilst also helping to build successful careers for our
From an internal perspective, we are given the tools
and training at PSD to help achieve success for ourselves too. This is combined
with the necessary autonomy to take ownership of each of our specialist markets
so we can tailor our approach to achieve the desired outcome. I have enjoyed
success recently by placing a candidate who on paper may not have been
considered the best fit. However due to my experience in hotel sales and
specialist market knowledge, I knew this hire would be successful and put them
The business respects the depth of our knowledge and
expertise and how we hone it to achieve success for ourselves, our candidates,
clients and the business.”