Representing the Best Interests of both Clients and Candidates
Stephen is a former colleague, valuable contact and long-term friend.
Throughout my time working in the UK, Steve has put me in contact with numerous peers and networking opportunities, provided quality staff to my organisation, and connected me to a valuable opportunity in Australia which is now my current role.
I would highly recommend Steve for representing the best interests of both clients and candidates, but also a charismatic, fun guy who is a pleasure to work with.
He doesn't blanket my inbox and focuses his search so I don't waste time
Stephen has been a great asset to my team. Whenever I've had a resourcing need to be met, Stephen has always managed to find me talented candidates who were also a great fit for the role - the two are not synonymous.
He's the first person I call when I need to find someone quickly because he understands architecture and takes the time to process all my requirements.
He doesn't blanket my inbox and focuses his search so I don't waste time. I highly recommend working with Stephen; he'll find you the right person.
I'll definitely keep him in my address book
Stephen is a brilliant recruiter who cares about his job and the people it affects.
His knowledge of BIM technologies and the architecture industry is of immense help for both the employee and the employer. The feedback he gives makes the whole process smooth and communication easy. I am grateful for his honesty and his effort in forwarding roles that closely match my profile, instead of overselling any position he could find.
In few words, Steve is a solid choice for recruitment in the BIM / architecture industry and I'll definitely keep him in my address book.
This is the guy you want in your corner.
This is the guy you want in your corner whether candidate or client, his experience as an architect means he actually knows and understands how architects work, and what their needs may be, this let's make solid connections honestly and much more successfully. With a massive personality, and heart to boot, Stephen really cares, his honesty shines through and makes him one of if not the best recruiters I've had the privilege to work with.
Stephen is a brilliant recruiter. He fully understands the wants & needs of his clients, presenting options that seem tailor-made to the requirements! His honest advice, and down to earth personality is refreshing. Finding an authentic & reliable recruiter is hard to come by, I would recommend him to anyone looking for a change of pace. Fantastic
Energy and a Great Positive Attitude
Stephen is a great recruiter. He helped me to get into one of the offices I admire since I was a student. He has a lot of energy and a great positive attitude, I've been more than 2 years as part of the agency he represents and I feel very satisfied and happy.
Professional, Honest and Effective
Stephen was an absolute pleasure to work with! Professional, honest, effective and able to provide support throughout the entire process of looking for a job and translating international experience to the local market! I would highly recommend to all.
Helpful and Responsible
Stephen has been really helpful and responsible. I would highly recommend him to anyone if they are looking for any new opportunities.
Professional, Proactive and Helpful
Stephen was very professional, proactive and helpful during my job search. Communication was excellent and he has first-rate knowledge of the industry. I would absolutely recommend him to others.
Always Had My Best Interests
It was a pleasure working with Stephen. He always had my best interests offering great advice throughout the process of finding my next career move.
His thoughtful guidance made me feel comfortable, motivated and confident
I can’t thank Stephen enough for his wonderful assistance (which began before I had arrived in London from Australia), in my search for an Architectural Assistant position. His quick action, personal support and thoughtful guidance made me feel comfortable, motivated and confident throughout the entire recruitment process. Stephen understood and prioritised everything I required and sought, resulting in the perfect Architectural role. I truly appreciate all his hard work.
Very Helpful and Friendly
I recently asked Stephen to deliver a CV workshop at LJMU to aid 3rd-year recruitment. Stephen's knowledge and the experience was appreciated by the students who found the day extremely beneficial and have since praised the session for the insight it gave them into the full recruitment process.
A very helpful, friendly professional whom I hope to keep in touch with in the future.
Stephen was proactive and helpful in my job search and presented options at both Architecture Practices as well as client-side roles. He was very easy to talk to and always keen to give updates and news.
Very Approachable and Professional
I found Stephen on LinkedIn via a post he made, for a position which was exactly what I was looking for.
Stephen was a pleasure to work with. I found him very approachable and professional. He was always quick in responding to emails and had very good advice and insights into the recruitment industry.
I highly recommend Stephen to anybody who is in need of a new challenge.
A Pleasure to Work With
Stephen is a great professional, extremely committed and knowledgeable. He was a pleasure to work with throughout my recruitment process and provided excellent advice and help. I would certainly recommend his services to all architecture, design and construction professionals.
He will find the right opportunity for you
Stephen is a professional recruiter, friendly, easy to talk to and a great listener. He has can reach out to his extensive network and find the right opportunity for your skillset no matter how niche. Highly recommended!
I am very happy to recommend Stephen to anyone searching for contract employment within the construction industry. Stephen is a professional with strong social skills enabling him to establish a personal approach, tailoring the right job fit for your specific requirements. I look forward to working with him in the future.
Patient and Understanding
I have worked very closely with Stephen on the recruitment of Architectural roles, and his recommendations have become valued members of the Practice. The level of service and quality was high at all times and he was patient and understanding when we took a while to decide who was the best candidate for us. If you are an employer looking for Architectural staff I would certainly recommend contacting Stephen.
Excellent Communicator and Highly Knowledgable in the Architecture Industry,
I was incredibly lucky to have the chance to work for Stephen, he was not only my Director and Architecture Team Leader but also my mentor. He is an excellent communicator and highly knowledgable in the architecture industry, being an architectural designer himself.
I am particularly impressed by Stephen's ability to handle even the toughest clients - with professionalism and always delivering. His positive energy made a dramatic difference in the productivity of our team and made sure everyone leaves the team meetings with a smile.
Stephen has my highest recommendation as a leader, manager and team player. He is remarkably intelligent, efficient and a director that leads by example.
A cool character
Stephen is one of the best. A cool character, easy to contact, he has a strong connection with his companies and a genuine interest for the industry.
The whole process was simple. I was fully prepared for the interview with all the advice/guidance given on the way.
I was initially impressed with Stephens enthusiasm, communication skills and professional demeanour whilst looking for work. Stephen continuously kept me informed on a regular basis via telephone of jobs he knew that I would be interested in. He was available to talk at any time if I had questions, he would listen and be very patient.
Stephen is a dedicated, upbeat recruitment consultant within the Architecture/Building sector, as Stephen has a degree in Architecture he also has great knowledge and experience within this sector, so yes he knows exactly what he is talking about!
Strong Understanding of the Industry
Stephen helped me to secure my current Senior Architect role at Avanti Architects. He possesses a strong understanding of the industry and takes the time to ensure that the candidate understands the role and is fit for the organization. He showed great professionalism throughout the recruitment process keeping me up to date with developments every step of the way.
It has been a pleasure working with him and I have absolutely no hesitation in recommending Stephen.
A Cut Above The Rest
When I first embarked on the job hunt in London, a friend put me in touch with Stephen. I had, of course, reached out to all the usual recruitment agencies, Stephen was a cut above the rest. Being ex-industry means Stephen has the experience and the expertise to draw on in order to guide and support you through the recruitment process and help you find the best fit. What I admired the most in my dealings with Stephen was the honest feedback and genuine advice I received, not to mention the level of personal engagement and strong consideration given to helping me find the right opportunity. Stephen has connections with some of the most respected and renowned practices in the architectural profession so you know your details are reaching the right people. The job hunt can be a challenging process, it's important to get the best opportunities and the best advice.
Opportunities that truly best fit my skills and experiences
Stephan had been a great help for me to find a job. He spared neither time nor effort to listen to my job expectations in details, and to search for opportunities that truly best fit my skills and experiences.
It has been a pleasure both professionally and personally to deal with him, and I would highly recommend seeking his advice and expertise
Exceptional approach to Recruitment
Stephen's approach to recruitment is exceptional. He takes the time to really understand your requirements and then to find a role that would suit you for the long term. I was thoroughly impressed by the amount of support he showed during the recruitment process and now I am happily in a new position that not only suits my personality but also challenges me professionally. I would recommend Stephen to any person looking for an architectural role, they really understand the market and how to turn this into job offers that suit their clients.
Extensive market knowledge, Superb professionalism
Stephen has an aptitude for understanding demanding clients such as myself, which makes him stand out from the other consultants in the market. Stephen pays close attention to what you say during the consultation process and tries to capture the essence of your requests down to the smallest detail before putting forward any candidates.
Stephen’s extensive market knowledge, superb professionalism, and wonderful personality make him a great partner to work with during the entire recruitment process. I would recommend Stephen to anyone who is looking for a dedicated, professional, highly efficient and committed service… which always comes with a positive attitude and smile, no matter how impossible the brief!
I can not recommend Stephen highly enough, his skill and commitment are unmatched by anyone within the Design Consultant Industry. With recently moving to England from China, Stephen was able to use his unique skills to use this to my advantage and gain me an amazing job within my chosen passion.
I look forward to working with Stephen in the future, and would highly recommend him. (which I have already done).
Valued Member of the Project Team
I worked closely with Stephen on a number of projects, I found him to be hard-working, diligent and a pleasure to work with. Stephen has a strong understanding of the industry and coupled with his enthusiasm for technology and excellent people skills he was always pushing the team towards more efficient ways of working, he was a valued member of the project team.
Proactive and Dilligent
Stephen has been proactive and diligent in his pursuit of staff for our business and provides excellent service. The candidates he found were all engaging and we have hired two of his recommendations.
Passion for exploring advanced technology in architectural design
Stephen was a student in my BArch studio unit at MSA. He is a productive and hardworking individual who is forward thinking and capable of producing high quality work. He has a passion for exploring advanced technology in architectural design, and his enthusiasm and desire to achieve high standards made him a valuable asset to our unit.
Applied himself to all tasks with vigour
Stephen applied himself to all tasks with vigour and never shied away from a challenge. He was also an active member of the CAD facilitators group.
Committed and Passionate
Stephen is very professional and knew exactly what I was looking for. He is extremely committed and passionate about his job. He listens carefully and does a great job of matching the right candidates to both the role and the organisation. His excellent interpersonal skills which allow him to build strong relationships both with clients and candidates. I would contact him with no doubt any time, reliable, concerned and very empathetic, in my case regarding my needs and requirements.
A good colleague to work with and can pick up and willing to learn a difficult task. A Good professional
Big fan of technology
Stephen is a big fan of technology and is always on hand to help his colleagues. He has a keen interest in architecture which is evident in both his work and conversation. I wish Stephen luck with his studies and look forward to working with him again soon.
Lively student who is ambitious
Stephen was my student in third-year degree at the University of Westminster.
He is a lively student who is ambitious and has a desire for education. He is working steadily and on a regular basis, taking the brief whole-heartedly.
I am confident he will be a good addition to any course and recommend him.