First 4 Farming provides expert and technical solutions, creating a transparent, open farmer and consumer centric integrated agri-food supply chain.
The company was founded in the UK in 2000, and has since expanded into four continents with 11 international offices. Given the niche nature of the business,First 4 Farming often struggled with the recruitment of technical roles and therefore engaged with Robert Walters from the on-set when looking for a Technical Project Manager to help on a number of large and key projects.
Our specialist Robert Walters consultant recommended an online advertising solution as part of the sourcing strategy for this role, ensuring that both active and passive candidate pools were covered in the search. This method attracted a high calibre of professionals that First 4 Farming previously have not seen through their internal recruitment attempts. First 4 Farming agreed to go to market using the recommended advertising solution strategy and partnered with Robert Walters on an exclusive basis for their recruitment needs.
I've been impressed with the service received by Robert Walters. They handled themselves professionally and ensured we hired the right person through the Robert Walters Advertising Solution. They listened to our needs and managed to balance accommodating what we wanted with their obvious experience in the recruitment process. We'd definitely us Robert Walters again." Matt Earle, Regional Director ASEAN
In less than two weeks, Robert Walters presented a shortlist of candidates, all of which had been interviewed both face-to-face and over telephone by a specialist consultant prior to being submitted to First 4 Farming. All professionals presented were well aligned with the technical requirements, knowledge, and cultural fit for the role and organisation. A successful appointment was made within three weeks of First 4 Farming engaging with Robert Walters.
Following the successful recruitment of a Technical Project Manager, First 4 Farming have since used Robert Walters for four further advertising solutions campaigns, each resulting in a successful placement.
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