HR Consultancy

Outsourced Fixed-fee Recruitment

Our comprehensive and cost-effective fixed-fee recruitment service allows organisations to streamline their hiring process, tap into a wider talent pool, and save time and resources on administrative tasks.

Our service encompasses the following areas:

  • Effective recruitment campaigns

  • Fully managed interview process

  • Post-offer support

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How we help

Lean on our experience and best-in-class tools to ensure you find the right person

We’ll take care of the end-to-end recruitment process, supporting everything from reviewing the job description and preparing the advert, to sourcing advertising, incorporating EDI considerations and post-offer checks.

The result? Improved candidate quality, successful talent acquisition, and more time to focus on your core objectives.

  • Work alongside a highly-experienced HR Consultant who will be available by telephone and email whenever you need them
  • Hands-on campaign support, including reviewing person specifications, preparing compelling advertisements, and utilising platforms like LinkedIn

  • Receive a shortlisted pool of candidates to select from, greatly streamlining the search and screening process

  • We’ll schedule all interviews on your behalf, saving you time and simplifying the logistics of coordinating with candidates. Unsuccessful candidates will be notified in a professional and timely manner

  • Valuable insights into candidates’ past performance and credibility through reference checks will be provided, plus undertaking full data cleansing activities

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Everything you need to source the right candidate for your role.

Essentials features:


An extra layer of administrative support to save you time and keep you compliant.

Premier features:

Everything included in our Essentials service, plus:

Insightful recruitment audit

WorkNest also provides a Recruitment Audit service to give you a valuable glimpse into the candidate experience, enabling you to identify any potential flaws in your recruitment process, from job design to onboarding.

Following the audit, you will receive a comprehensive RAG report complete with recommendations to help you improve hiring success.

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Popular FAQs

Common questions about our Fixed-fee Recruitment services.

What strategies do you use to attract a diverse pool of qualified candidates?

We go above and beyond to ensure that we attract a diverse pool of highly qualified candidates. Our multi-faceted approach involves leveraging a wide range of channels, such as popular online job boards, targeted advertising campaigns on social media platforms, and tapping into our extensive candidate database. We also actively engage with professional networks and communities to reach candidates from underrepresented backgrounds. Our commitment to diversity and inclusion is deeply ingrained in our recruitment process, fostering a culture of equal opportunities for all.

What methods do you use to assess candidates’ qualifications, skills, and cultural fit?

We employ a comprehensive and rigorous assessment process to evaluate candidates’ qualifications, skills, and cultural fit. This process includes in-depth interviews, conducted either in-person or via video conference, where we delve into candidates’ technical expertise and experience. Furthermore, we design and administer tailored assessments and tests specifically aligned with the roles you are hiring for. Additionally, we conduct thorough reference checks and background screenings to ensure candidates’ credibility and cultural alignment with your organisation’s values.

What is the typical turnaround time for filling a position from the initial request to the final selection?

We recognise the urgency in filling positions promptly without compromising quality. While the specific turnaround time can vary depending on factors such as the level of the position, length of advertising, role complexity, and market conditions, our clients typically experience a swift turnaround time of four weeks from the initial request to the final candidate selection. We prioritise efficiency without compromising thoroughness and keep you well-informed throughout the process, ensuring that your hiring needs are met in a timely manner.

Can you provide any assessments or tests tailored to the roles we are hiring for?

We understand the importance of evaluating candidates’ skills and competencies specific to the roles you are hiring for. We have a range of assessments and tests available, which we can customise to closely align with the requirements of the positions. These assessments provide valuable insights into candidates’ capabilities, allowing you to make informed decisions. We work closely with you to understand your needs and tailor the assessment process accordingly.

Are there any additional costs or charges?

Our commitment to transparency means that you can expect a straightforward and transparent pricing structure from us. We offer competitive rates for our fixed-fee recruitment services, and there are no hidden fees or additional costs involved. We believe in providing exceptional value for your investment, and our cost-effective recruitment solutions are designed to align with your budgetary requirements. With us, you can be confident that you’re receiving high-quality services without any unexpected financial surprises.

Do you recruit candidates at all levels and across all industries?

Our expertise spans recruiting candidates at all levels, ranging from entry-level positions to executive roles. We have a deep understanding of diverse industries, enabling us to effectively cater to your recruitment needs regardless of your industry sector. Our extensive experience and vast network of talent empower us to source and attract top-quality candidates who are best suited for your organisation’s unique requirements.

What if you are unable to secure me a candidate, will I still be charged?

We are highly confident in our ability to identify and present you with highly qualified candidates who meet your criteria. Our commitment is to deliver results and ensure your satisfaction throughout the recruitment process. Your success is our priority, and we will work tirelessly to meet your hiring needs and exceed your expectations.

Who you’ll be working with

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Why choose us?

Experts in HR

At WorkNest HR, we’re known for our bespoke service and the quality of our support. Not only is our expertise unmatched, but we take the time to know you so that we can function as a true extension of your team.

  • 40 employed HR Consultants, many of whom are CIPD qualified, chartered and fellows
  • A dedicated Organisational Development Team of specialist trainers and consultants
  • Cradle-to-grave HR service for new start-ups and growing businesses – everything from managing your HR administration through to defining your HR strategy
  • Specialists in managing projects such as pay and reward, recruitment, HR systems, onboarding, redundancy and restructuring
  • HR Consultants based in Aberdeen, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Newcastle, Chester, Horsham and London, working remotely and in your premises

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