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    THE RECRUITMENT OF CONSTRUCTION, PROPERTY & ENGINEERING PROFESSIONALS

    to the natural and built environment.

  • More than 30 years of experience in

    THE RECRUITMENT OF CONSTRUCTION, PROPERTY & ENGINEERING PROFESSIONALS

    to the natural and built environment.

  • More than 30 years of experience in

    THE RECRUITMENT OF CONSTRUCTION, PROPERTY & ENGINEERING PROFESSIONALS

    to the natural and built environment.

 

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"Thanks for giving me the opportunity to do this, my experience with Calco has been Splendid and a very good one particularly, I really do appreciate your professionalism most especially you Groundwork for being available and ready to assist and attend to me anytime I called, from the your Receptionist/Secretary who answer the phone with very good manner and efficiency anytime I've had to call which aren't many as you are always ready to call me before I even think of calling, I've enjoyed the short time I've come to know Calco and would definitely wish them to continue representing me and would work again with Calco in future long may our relationship last. "
Abimbola Akinyugha
"Calco provide a very efficient, thorough and supportive service. They are particularly good at communicating and providing up-to-date information on the recruitment process."
David Ellis
"I wish to take this opportunity to express my thanks and sincere appreciation for the sterling work Calco has undertaken on my behalf – having stood by me for many years through challenging times – in my career progression efforts. In particular I extend my appreciation and profound gratitude to our colleague at Calco, Mr. Andrew Snelgrove, whom I have known personally for nearly 10 years – and whose invaluable moral support, reassurance and efforts on my behalf, culminated in securing for myself a fantastic opportunity in my career as an electrical designer within the electrical discipline of power distribution utilities with Power On Connections. After all my previous years as an engineer with work experience both locally and abroad my engagement as Electrical Designer with Power On Connections has, for me, become the golden watershed moment in my career development and progression. In my position, we work together as a conscientious and astute team of engineers with high standard
"I have found Calco to be very efficient, with excellent communications, and very prompt no nonsense payment of the weekly invoice days after submission of my timesheet."
Paul Woodward
"From the outset Calco provided a personal and professional approach, taking the time to understand me as candidate whilst delivering a bespoke opportunity in a clear and coherent manner. Following our initial conversation, Michael kept in regular contact which aided my confidence going into the interview. It is a pleasure to work with Calco and I would not hesitate to recommend them."
Jourdan Webb
"I met Sam while finding my current position, she was polite and nice to deal with while always being professional. She organised and set up the interviews and was very informative at all times, letting me know of any changes and keeping me up to date throughout the process."
John Baldock
"Andrew and Oliver provided a bespoke and personal service that I have not experienced with any other agencies to date. They are both friendly and most helpful. I think their knowledge of the sector and contacts tied with their understanding of my experience and aspirations meant that they found a good fit for me in UKPS"
Sam
"Following your recent recruitment drives for Electrical & Mechanical vacancies on my behalf. It is with pleasure that I write to confirm your tenacity in identifying and placing quality candidates that are an asset to my team. Over the past 2 years, we have worked together to find competent Supervisors and Project Engineers for the water and waste water mechanical & electrical services contract we have with Southern Water. You have succeeded where others have failed by continuously keeping an experienced eye on promising staff opportunities and maintaining the right level of communication with myself to ensure progress is made. Thanks goes to you and your team for the continued support it is appreciated in a tough market with many challenges."
Ben Joy
"I ought to admit that this must have probably been the most effective conversation I have ever had with a recruiter. Andrew has been willing to describe the available opportunities in detail, match my CV with proper jobs and provide me with alternatives which would be more suitable to my competences and skills. In addition, he was able to understand my preferences and put them into the equation. I look forward to being successful in one of the jobs he has proposed. Kind regards, Konstantinos"
Konstantinos Maraslidis
"Calco provide me with an efficient professional service, clearly understanding my requirements and ensuring all candidate presented met with the specification brief. One of the candidates was successful in interview and has fitted in well with the team and I’m very satisfied with the candidate we have chosen. I would not hesitate in using Richard again"
Steve Rowland
"I have used Calco for over 15 years and they have become a clear first choice for sourcing a wide range of Commercial Staff. Requirements are quickly understood and Calco’s pre-vetting process, general experience and wide network results in an efficient recruitment experience with long term recruitment of high quality contract and permanent staff. Calcos personal and thorough approach to understanding needs makes them stand out from other providers"
Rob Chapman
"I started at L&Q today and had a good day. I would like to thank Nazir and Jordi for making it so efficient. Well done"
Peter McKue
"I just wanted to drop you a quick email, by way of endorsement to Calco Recruitment Services, and specifically the conversations that I have had with you guys to date. Calco have proved to be a very friendly and approachable organisation – certainly knowledgeable, as portrayed within your social communications, easy to talk to and very positive. I would certainly not hesitate in putting my trust with you guys – look forward to our continued relationship."
Michael Dekeyzer  |  Utilize
"Andrew is by far the best recruitment consultant that I have been in contact with during my search for a role in London. He was honest with me at all times and helped me prepare for my interviews and kept great communication with me at all times. I couldn't recommend him highly enough!"
Claire Morrison
"Calco were instrumental in helping me pursue a career change, they successfully matched me with an employer who happened to be one of the market leaders in their industry. The opportunities provided by this placement have been vast and I am very grateful to Mike and the rest of the team at Calco for their support along the way. I have now been with Calco for over three years and have gotten to know the wider team through their many social events. I could easily consider Calco as family, and if they were my family, then Jayne would certainly be my big sister. Jayne has always looked out for me, she checks up on me regularly and always makes sure I get paid on time… even when I’ve missed a deadline! Calco provide a great service with personal touch which is sincere, I couldn’t recommend them more highly."
Nick Maree  |  Bachy Soletanche Limited - Main

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