Building teams for the future of tech

Expectations of tech teams are changing and the skills needed to improve services, enable innovation and deliver growth are changing too. Businesses need staffing partners that understands the challenge ahead and will help them stay ahead of the competition. Ready to hire now? Check out our Job Readiness calculator below to see how your role stacks up.
1. Why hiring in tech is hard

Hiring quality tech candidates is uniquely challenging

Hiring tech talent is tough. Competition is as high as the potential salaries, and not all senior leadership teams fully understand the challenges hiring managers in the sector are up against. 

The main reasons for tech hiring difficulties are: 

  • Market conditions
  • Pace of change
  • Lack of knowledge/information

2. Pricing

What does it cost to hire through Bristow Holland?

We’re set up to deliver for ambitious businesses who value quality of output above all else. They know that, like most things in tech, the amount you invest directly relates to the level of performance. 

For permanent roles, our fees are calculated as a percentage of the candidates annual basic salary, varying from 20-25% depending on the nature of the role.  
For contract positions, we quote based on the nature of the requirement but our margins will remain in the banding above.

3. What guarantees do you offer?

Hire with confidence

We provide our clients with a 3-month rebate period, during which you will be entitled to a full or partial refund of your placement fee should a candidate not work out. Luckily, this is a very rare occurrence with our rebate scheme being used in less than 2% of the hundreds of placements we make.  

4. What we need from you

From brief to onboarding, your hiring process will be painless

The main thing we need from you is to be a proactive, enthusiastic and efficient hirer. We’ve seen how companies with a slick process – run by engaging and inspiring hirers – are significantly more likely to get their first choice candidate.  

Here is the process: Kick off > Video/f2f interviews > Offer management > Counter offer management > Starter. Estimated time to offer is 4 weeks; start will depend on availability.

5. Will we be successful?

How do you know we will deliver?

We’ve been doing this for a long time with a lot of success. From the moment we take a brief, we know if a role is going to be fillable or not and we’ll advise you of this along with any amendments needed to achieve a hire. Going to market with an incomplete or unattractive proposition will be damaging both for you, our clients, and ultimately us, so we won’t do it.

Tapping into our network of skilled contractors and Tech professionals to find the best-fit candidates and also talented experts you may not have considered before.

Recruiting in specialist areas

Our experts possess an unmatched knowledge of the technology sector and connections to a vital network of key IT professionals.
It’s not unusual for tech specialists to get pinged multiple times a week by agencies. It’s a testament to Bristow Holland that they don’t get lost in all that noise and maintain respect.
Rachael Drouet, Head of People & Development Explore Case Study
Without Bristow Holland, we wouldn’t have a team. They’ve hired all of our guys and built that whole team that is now driving this product forward.
Stuart Barnett, Technical Director, Wi-Q. Explore Case Study
Bristow Holland are in the business of recruiting people of a high calibre. Over the last 12 months, we’ve hired 4 exceptional people who are all outstanding in their field.
Steve Lamb, General Manager Explore Case Study
Hope ColemanHope Coleman
10:52 16 Feb 24
From application to receiving a job offer, Marc was incredible. He provided me with all the necessary info and more, without pressuring me. I have managed to find a great career role that I do not think I would have been bold enough to pursue if it was not for Marc. I strongly recommend not only Marc, but Bristow Holland for your recruiting needs.
Tope LagudaTope Laguda
19:46 07 Feb 24
Bristow Holland have previously helped in securing a role with a firm in Suffolk and it was a really smooth process. I was approached this year, 2024, by Marc Brown for another position and once again, the support and the information provided from when I received the first call from Marc was just great!

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