Unicorn service, guaranteed

The Zest recruitment process secures better-matched candidates, mitigates the risk of mis-hire & guarantees an unparalleled recruitment experience.

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Our recruitment process

Understand who fits and who doesn't through our carefully crafted skills & values alignment assessment

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1) Get to know the real you

We ask the questions others wouldn't and speak to your top performers

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2) Employee Modelling

Understand who fits & who doesn't through our carefully crafted value alignment assessment

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3) Bespoke Process to you

Uncover everything from what you typically ask at first interview through to your pet peeves & align our process 100% to your requirements!

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4) The search begins

Roles advertised (written & video) + the market mapping & targeted sourcing process begins

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5) Video candidate profiling

A candidate should never simply be judged by 'their CV' which is why we use video in every stage of our candidate assessment process

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6) Branded video shortlist

A shortlist branded to you; asking your interview questions & allowing multiple hiring managers the ability to assess talent on demand!

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7) Placement

Woop woop!

8) Data analysis

8) Data = Zesty Induction

Induction isn't 'one size fits all', so we utilise your new hires' notice period to uncover; development areas, strengths & mid to long-term goals - enabling a far Zestier onboarding process.

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9) The development journey begins

Most staffing agencies journey ends at placement, ours just begins. We're committed to providing a lifetime of professional development through training, coaching & wellbeing assistance to ensure everyone maximises their Zest!

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Don't just take our word for it


Graeme Watt


“Caring, energetic & innovative recruitment specialist - committed to developing talent”

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Hayley Roberts


“Energy, innovation & true care for people, personified”


Mike Connolly


“innovative platform and brilliant customer service”

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Katie Brown

Sales Director

“Always deliver unrivalled talent & Calum is brilliant in getting the best out of everyone he speaks to"

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Our services

Our process is designed to deliver a phenomenal recruitment experience every-time. However our services can be as unique & scalable as our customers, whether a start-up or established technology organisation.

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Add Some Zest

Adding immediate energy, whether one role or multiple hires

  • Designated Zester
  • Fixed fee based on requirements
  • Full targeted competitor search
  • Hire the best available candidate
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Zest as a Service

Helping SaaS scale ups grow with zest

  • Designated Zester
  • Fixed fee financed over the first 6 months
  • Full targeted competitor search
  • Hire the best available candidate
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Zest Process Outsourcing

Bring the Zest on-site

  • Designated Zester on site
  • Fixed monthly recruitment fee
  • Employer brand audit
  • Audit of current recruitment process
  • Salary & employer benefits benchmarking

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