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Read what our Clients and Candidates are saying about us:

"Keith is a professional, courteous recruiter that has a wealth of knowledge within the IT industry. What really impressed me most was his complete honesty and communication throughout the life cycle of the recruitment process. It was refreshing for a recruitment consultant to be up front and honest about the job role and expectations, my salary and career expectations, explaining about the culture of the company,wanting to know about me and my hobbies, explaining about contracting and how IR35 works.
Any queries that were raised to Keith he would always respond back to me promptly and it never came across as a chore. It was refreshing to receive some emails from Keith whilst I was undertaking the role to check in on me and see how the role was going. In my experience hardly any recruiters do that nowadays.
Thanks to Keith’s professionalism and skillset with the recruitment life cycle he made the experience seamless. I’d have no hesitation in liaising with Keith for any further job opportunities and would highly recommend him to others."

IT Support professional placed by Keith

"I hope to work with Karyn and her team again"

Service Desk Analyst

"Karyn went above and beyond with my CV and application"

IT Support Candidate

"I would like to thank my recruiter who was amazing at lifting my confidence and making me feel like I had a chance. It was such a nice change in comparison to other recruitment agencies where they make the initial contact with me and I never hear back"

Service Desk Analyst

"Karyn was amazing every step of the way, answering all of my questions before my interview, creating my profile to send to the employer and even reviewing my CV with me. Simply Excellent"

Service Desk

"Keith has an excellent reputation in screening and identifying the best candidates to fill vacancies in leading companies.He can be trusted to deliver on his promises, his integrity is beyond reproach and I have no hesistation in commending him"

European Programme Manager

"I would highly recommend avocet to everyone. The best recruitment experience I have ever had in my entire career. Total dedication to finding the right job for the individual. Consistent contact, encouragement, arranging interviews with prospects, making sure you have a clear insight into the company, following up on interviews for me, to me and the company. Especially a big thank you to Keith who walked me through every step, who guided me into a new career after being in the same establishment for over 16 years with only one interview. Good luck to all who seek work!"

Second Tier Service Desk Analyst

"The standard of CVs we receive are better than any of the recruitment companies we have used in the past and the customer service is also far superior. Avocet have helped us recruit more efficently"

Operations Director

“In my long experience, of dealing with hundreds of recruitment consultants (mostly as a candidate) I can honestly say that I found Keith to be the best.  It’s not often, in the contracting world, for someone to take an interest in, and actively support, a candidate’s personal and professional development: yet Keith achieves this effortlessly. He always takes a great deal of time to ensure that candidates are the right match for a client and actively monitors feedback on both sides to ensure that all parties are happy with the fit, a long time after most consultants stop calling. I can attest that Keith’s top priority is quality over quantity and he delivers value to his clients whilst finding the best rates for his many happy candidates. I would, and have, recommended Keith’s personable service to clients and candidates alike, and would not hesitate to collaborate with him again in the future.”

Infrastructure Project Manager

“Having worked with Avocet for a number of years, they have always been a beacon of stability and continuity in what is a constantly evolving and sometimes turbulent recruitment market. Their focus on understanding our working environment, culture and personnel needs has set them apart from their competitors….and has resulted in them providing my organisation with a considerable number of high-quality recruits over the years.”

Service Delivery Manager

“I have used many recruitment companies over the years and have always found them to be consistently inconsistent , but since working with Avocet Ihave nothing but praise. I have received a consistently high quality of service, been presented with a good standard of candidates that have fitted the brief and always felt that Avocet and Keith have understood what our Service Desk is about.”

Head of Enhanced and International User Support

“I have worked with Keith for 10 years now in a number of organisations. During this time Keith has always provided a professional service. They have taken the time to understand the requirements for the role and then supplied candidates suitable for interview. I would have no hesitation in recommending Keith to provide recruitment services.   Thanks Keith and here’s to another 10 years.”

EMEA  Infrastructure Director

“I have been deeply impressed by your access to Candidates with such a great fit to our requirements. Next time we have a need in this space you can rest assured I’ll be straight on the ‘phone.”

Associate Resource Manager

“Karyn is such as star, I have never dealt with a better recruitment consultant that actually cares about the candidate at hand and uplifts them when in doubt as well as boost their confidence. She will always be my top consultant for life!”

Service Desk Analyst

“Undoubtedly the best experience I have ever had with a recruitment agency. They are easy to deal with and provided good feedback and help along the way. I have recommended them to many friends and clients and will definitely be using them again and again in the future.”

Managing Director