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A bespoke service

At Highfield we are committed to providing a professional and bespoke service to all of our candidates. We understand the value of providing you with true knowledge and expertise.

Over a decade in the recruitment field has helped Highfield develop a superb network of clients, enabling us to open the door to unique opportunities within global design consultancies, contractors and specialist niche practices. All of our candidates are treated with the honesty, loyalty and respect you deserve as we unite innovative and forward-thinking professionals with prestigious and exciting projects around the world.

As proud partners with the APSco, we offer various opportunities according to their Code of Professional Practice, demonstrating our commitment to professional and ethical recruitment.

Career advice

At Highfield we understand that job searching can be an overwhelming process whether you’re starting a job, leaving one, or thinking about your next step. We are here to help and advice in all areas of your job search.

Our team of expert consultants help find jobs for thousands of people each year, so you can be sure that we have the knowledge and experience to guide you through your career.

Even if you’re not currently looking for a job, it’s worth setting up an online account with us so that you can sign up for job alerts, browse job opportunities and easily apply for them on our website when you’re ready.

If you can’t find the advice you’re looking for below, then don’t hesitate to give us a call on 01489 774 010. We can help with your CV, give you guidance on how to prepare for an interview or assessment and offer industry insights.

Interviews can be intimidating and sometimes it isn’t always clear exactly what employers are looking for. But while this environment can be daunting, like anything else, it is a skill that can be practiced. The more carefully you prepare, the better you will do; therefore, we have put together a few tips together in order for you to have a successful interview! 

Interview tips

When it comes to finding your dream job, your CV is paramount. Get it right and you’ll have an interview in no time, but get it wrong… you may be facing more rejections than you would like. Every CV is different as you want to show why your set of skills makes you suitable for the position you are applying for. These tips will help guide you on how to write a great CV ready for 2021 and beyond. 

CV tips

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Alternatively, if you are not looking for work yourself and wish to refer a friend then complete the form below.

The most satisfying part of our job is matching the right individual with the right job. Highfield would like to say a big thank-you every time you recommend a friend to us.

If we successfully help find them employment, we will reward you with a £250 voucher from John Lewis.

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    Contractors

    Some helpful resources for contractors working through us here at Highfield Professional Solutions. Keep up to date on changing laws or information and contact us for any further guidance or advice.

    Head to our IR35 page to understand the changes and effects it may have on you or your work.

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    E-Timesheets

    Our fully electronic timesheet system means you can benefit from reduced administration, faster payment lifecycle, and full tracking of timesheets from submission to invoice. Have instant control at your fingertips.

    Click below to access our e-timesheet portal.

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    Need your login information resent to you? Not a problem, just give your Consultant a call and we will be happy to organise this for you.

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    Key information for UK contractors regarding timesheets

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    Timesheets must be submitted and approved by your line manager by 12pm (UK time) on the Tuesday following the week you worked.

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    If your timesheet is approved past the deadline, we will process it on the following pay-run. You will then receive the funds on the following Friday.

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    Timesheets that are approved by the deadline will be paid on Friday (paid one week in arrears)

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    Please ensure you fully complete your hours worked, plus any expenses occurred that you are entitled to claim, with receipts.

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    For Limited Company contractors, we operate a self-bill invoice system. This will be emailed to your chosen email address prior to the funds being released.

    Umbrella Company

    If you are working through an Umbrella Company, they will email you a payslip prior to sending you payment

    Please note, funds can be cleared into your account any time on Friday.

    Help guides for submitting timesheets and expenses can be found here:

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    Guide for contractors

    Some helpful resources for contractors working through us here at Highfield Professional Solutions.

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    If you have any queries, please contact your dedicated Consultant, or our Accounts Team, on 01489 774010.

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    Andrew Macey

    Recruitment Consultant - Facilities Management

    I would like to say that Andrew has so far gone the extra mile. He could not have been anymore helpful and caring. From what I have seen so far he is a real asset to your company. I look forward to working with Andrew to hopefully get that role I'm after.

    Mechanical Engineer

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    Lizzie Stein

    Recruitment Consultant – Construction

    A true professional who saw my potential and fit for the role and ensured that I got an interview despite some tricky timeframes.

    Design Manager

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    Matt Casey

    Senior Recruitment Consultant - Nuclear & Energy

    I found Matt very professional and informative about the position. He went the extra mile to explain the requirements with dates and working times. He was so quick to respond with a request for CV and Badge type.

    Construction Manager

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    Kirsty Lockyear

    Principle Resourcing Consultant - FM-Defence

    Kirsty went out of her way to assist in this process at this difficult time. She has been and continues to be helpful in the lead up to my start date.

    Gas Compliance Manager

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    Highfield are a Certified Carbon Neutral Business