Our Priority is helping you.
Our experienced team has over 40 years of combined experience in finding great people for great businesses in Hampshire, Surrey and Berkshire.
What makes us different?
Our specialist Office and Industrial recruitment consultants take the time to find out what you need, talking to every candidate and visiting every business we work with, so we can accurately match people to the local permanent, temporary or contract vacancies that are right for them.
Our core values:
- SMART – we know what good looks like
- PROFESSIONAL – but such a friendly bunch
- FLEXIBLE – we tailor our services to suit to you
- PERSONAL – we take the time to get to know you
- CARING – we deal with people, not CVs
- SUPPORTIVE – we help you be the best you can be
- PARTNERS – we’re part of your team
We have spent years getting to know and understand Commercial and Industrial businesses in our area, so we understand what employers are looking for and the types of jobs candidates want. We specialise in:
- Business Support
- Call & Contact Centre
- Customer Service
- Management & Executive
- HR & Training
- Supply Chain & Procurement
- Finance & Accounting
Industrial & Technical Recruitment
- Warehouse & Distribution
- Facilities Management & Maintenance
- Technical & Engineering
- Management & Executive
2017 Salary & Benefits Survey
To help our clients make sure they measure up against competitive offers, we have once again conducted our survey into the salaries and benefits being offered by a wide range of companies within 30 miles of Basingstoke.
You can find out how to request a copy here:
The Priority Appointments Team
With over 20 years as Owner and Managing Director of Office and Industrial recruitment consultancies in Surrey and Hampshire, Barbara has overall responsibility for the strategic direction of the business. Best recruitment practice and unrivalled service for all Priority Appointments’ customers sit at the core of this strategy, together with building a supportive work environment and career structure that gives all team members the opportunity to grow and achieve their full potential.
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Tracy Welch FIRP – Business Director
With 18 years of recruitment experience, Tracy has a wealth of knowledge and experience. She recently achieved her Fellowship status with the REC. Passionate about people, she continually drives the business forward. Her goal is for Priority Appointments to be known as the recruitment consultancy that continuously provides exceptional levels of service. Tracy feels extremely proud of her team’s achievements evidenced by the 300+ five-star reviews we have received.
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Jo has worked for Priority Appointments for over 8 years and knows everything there is to know about resourcing! Her warm, friendly, down-to-earth personality sets candidates at their ease so she can get to know them as people and confidently place them in the right roles. The testimonials we receive from candidates illustrate what a great ambassador she is for Priority Appointments. Her background in marketing/copywriting enables her to effectively support the commercial consultants with all their administrative duties including referencing, compliance and writing candidate profiles. She gets great satisfaction when candidates win their dream jobs.
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Lucy Lewis CertRP – Lead Consultant, Industrial and Technical Division
Having worked in recruitment for over 5 years, Lucy is an expert at placing candidates within Manufacturing, Distribution, Logistics and Engineering companies predominately within the Basingstoke, Hook and Andover areas. Lucy’s friendly, no-nonsense approach means she fills roles quickly and efficiently while taking the time to get to know her clients and the kind of people they need. Recent placements include a CNC Machinist, Welder/Fabricator, Assembly Operative plus many Warehouse and Production Operatives in both temporary and permanent positions.
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Sarah Moore – Finance and Business Data Manager
Sarah has been with the company for 13 years and plays a crucial role in the success of the business. She has experience in credit control, payroll, purchase and sales ledger as well as leading the way in improving business processes. She really is the backbone of our business and ensures we are compliant with industry regulations and best practice, enabling the team to provide the best possible service to our customers.
Emma Chamberlain CertRP – Lead Consultant, Office and Commercial Division
Over 7 years in the recruitment industry means Emma knows what good looks like and she is passionate about people. Whilst many of Emma’s clients fall into the Manufacturing and Distribution/Logistics industries, her expertise means she can find great people for almost any business in Andover, Basingstoke, Hook and the surrounding areas. Recent successes include placing a Marketing Manager, Purchase Ledger Assistant, Senior Procurement Manager and many Contact Centre and Administration temporaries.
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Anna Sullivan – Consultant, Industrial and Technical Division
With over 3 years’ experience within recruitment, Anna knows her stuff! Looking after the Camberley, Farnborough, Aldershot, Farnham and Alton areas, she has stacks of local knowledge. She can also advise you on the salary and benefits you need to offer in order to attract the very best local people. Anna specialises in finding people for temporary, contract and permanent positions such as Quality Managers, Forklift Drivers, Machine Operators and Electronic Assemblers.
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Keanna Lawrence – Support Consultant, Industrial and Technical Division
Keanna has 9 months of recruitment experience and prides herself on her ability to find the most suitable candidates for local Manufacturing, Distribution and Engineering companies. Whether the role is for a short-term Picker/Packer, Production Line Worker or a Senior Engineering Manager, she has the ability to find the most appropriate candidates based on their experience and skills. With her bubbly personality, Keanna makes strong connections with candidates. She takes the time to get to know people, enabling her to find the best fit for your team and making sure they have a clear understanding of your company culture and core values.
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Remi Parmenter – Trainee Consultant, Industrial and Technical Division
Remi has just under 12 months of recruitment experience. She began her career in recruitment providing administrative support and sourcing candidates for Customer Service roles in the Commercial Division. After a few months, she moved to the Industrial Division to the role of Resourcer. With experience of both sectors, Remi has found her passion lies in the Industrial Division and is currently a Trainee Consultant with a focus on sourcing Manufacturing, Engineering and Distribution candidates for permanent positions in the Basingstoke, Andover and Hook areas for roles including Production Engineer, Quality Engineer and CNC Machinists.
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Jules Steer – Operations Assistant
As we continue to grow our team, Jules joined us in February this year. She is responsible for managing the weekly payroll of those on temporary contracts and the sales ledger. Her ability to carry out her role efficiently and accurately is integral to the smooth-running of the business. Jules also supports our Business Director Tracy with a range of business administration tasks.
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We are a member of TEAM, The UK’s Largest Network of Independent Recruiters:
Please get in touch with us by calling 01256 334575 or by emailing us here.