Aspire Employee Reviews about "candidates and clients"

Updated Nov 26, 2019

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Pros
  • "Friendly working environment, great culture(in 11 reviews)

  • "The brand is strong and candidates and clients have often heard good things about Aspire as a company(in 8 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "There's an argument to suggest there are too many mid-level managers here just 'managing' one or two people(in 3 reviews)

  • "High expectations of staff but this can be a positive if you take advantage of it in the rewarding environment(in 3 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Great company great culture

      Nov 26, 2019 - Manager in Birmingham, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Nice size company. Well established. Everyone in the business can have a say and have an impact. Very pragmatic. Decisions are made quickly and based on sound reasoning. We have a great reputation in the market place and are very well respected by clients and candidates who who us and know our heritage. The Directors really know what they are doing, are very hands on, know everyone in the business by name and are very respected by everyone in the company.

      Cons

      Vision, mission and values could do with a refresh. Training in general is a bit of a work in progress following some changes to the business structure. Very organically diverse in all areas of protected groups barring age. Average age of a consultant in the business has probably contributed to some recent high turn over.

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      Aspire Response

      Chairman

      Many thanks for you review and apologies for taking so long to respond. I don't rate Glassdoor because it allows reviews from people who don't work at Aspire - see above. So only look at it occaisonally

    2. 5.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      An incredible recruitment agency to work for

      Dec 1, 2017 - Recruitment Consultant in London, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      I've really enjoyed my time at Aspire, I worked alongside some incredible colleagues and worked with inspiring clients. Aspire do things quite differently from other recruitment agencies, both within the digital and media space, and also in general. Everyone lives and breathes the company's values, and there is a real sense of collaboration. They are also forward-thinking, are quick to realize the flaws in the ways recruitment is traditionally done, and are quick to change and adapt in order to best service their clients and candidates. Excellent branding and marketing, and they make sure you have all the tools needed to reach potential clients and candidates. Training is great, combination of on- and off-desk. Perks are brilliant (flexi-time was a life saver, and I'm going to miss the monthly massages!)

      Cons

      Don't really have any, just keep doing what you're doing!

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      Chairman

      Many thanks and best wishes

    3. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Great company

      Aug 9, 2017 - Team Manager in Hong Kong
      Recommend
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      Pros

      The culture and structure are ideal for me. It is a good place to work with a great team and I feel privileged to be part of such a great agency. They value their employees and the culture, as well as work ethic and how we portray the company to our candidates and clients. We are targeted on revenue and KPIs which is something I like as it drives me but whilst these targets aim to stretch us, they are fair and achievable.

      Cons

      I don't really think anything needs improving for me.

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    4. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Great company to work for!

      Jan 24, 2017 - Senior Consultant in Hong Kong
      Recommend
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      Pros

      great company culture, good team spirit and great growth opportunities, hard work goes noticed and the media industry is really interesting. The brand is strong and candidates and clients have often heard good things about Aspire as a company.

      Cons

      recruitment as an industry can be tough; you can't control people, just have to stay positive.

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    5. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 5 years

      Business Development

      Nov 6, 2015 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Culture Quality of candidates and clients Specialized

      Cons

      To be honest I can't think about many negative points regarding aspire

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    6. 5.0
      Current Contractor, less than 1 year

      A lovely place to work

      Jul 27, 2015 - Anonymous Contractor 
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      Pros

      Aspire are really motivated to deliver a great service to candidates and clients but they don't forget their employees are the ones that make it happen, so they really look after us! Management collaborates and communicates well.

      Cons

      No obvious cons.... apart from a long commute for me!

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    7. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 10 years

      Brilliant, challenging, diversity in role, Collaborative culture where all parties do truly work together.

      Dec 19, 2013 - Network Human Resources Director in London, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      There is a fantastic atmosphere and culture which spans the globe. Always great people to work with, exciting and dynamic candidates and clients to work for. Aspire have really thought through and enhanced their remuneration package which truly makes it the best in it's sector. The values of the business - flexibility, communication, performance and accountability underpin everything and everyone really lives by them - rare to see.

      Cons

      There really aren't any, I have been here for 17 years, I would stay that long if there were!

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    8. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 10 years

      Pros

      Strong brand and values that all believe and associate themselves within the business. Strong delivery culture for clients with continuous focus on market developments: whether this is recruitment markets, locations globally or technology to engage with all our staff, candidates and clients.

      Cons

      Sometimes balance: providing a great structure and investment in business tools, with ability to allow individuality in teams and markets.

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