Employers

Why Choose Syntax?

Competing for talent in today’s fast-moving employment market presents a huge challenge for businesses. Skilled professionals are in short-supply and high-demand. These pressures are only increasing in line with rapid changes in new technology, big data and the digital revolution.

Delivering a successful recruitment campaign has become a major headache and source of stress for many employers. Good candidates typically receive multiple job offers and can be off the market within a matter of hours or days causing understandable frustration and even disillusionment with the recruitment process.

In this context, choosing a reputable recruitment partner has never been more important in attracting and retaining the best people for your business – freeing up your time and energy to focus on your day-to-day business.

At Syntax, we understand these challenges and we know how to overcome them. Recruitment doesn’t have to be complicated. Give us an opportunity and we’d be happy to show you.

Placements This Year

  • Permanent
  • Contract

What Makes Us Different?

Experience

We are established industry experts offering over 3 decades of experience in the IT and Tech recruitment market. We understand the typical challenges you face as an employer. We anticipate problems, manage risk and ensure the recruitment process runs as smoothly as possible.

Our Team

We’re very fortunate to have a team of highly-experienced, committed and loyal people. We are careful to recruit people with integrity, energy and positive values that align with our own. Whether you are an employer or a job hunter, you are in safe hands with Syntax.

Trust

We aim to build lasting partnerships with our clients. We will work exceptionally hard to earn your trust and we won’t take your loyalty for granted. We’re not just another agency out to make a quick buck.

Specialisation

We are IT and Technical specialists. Being focused means that we understand your market. We offer in-depth expertise rather than the superficial experience offered by more generalist agencies.

Geographical Reach

We have offices based both in Derby and London giving us UK-wide coverage.

Time Saved

We understand that your time is a valuable resource. Our goal is to save you as much time as possible and take the frustration out of the recruitment process. We take the time to understand your requirements at the outset. We deliver a targeted shortlist of 3–5 candidates who most closely match your job specification – candidates who are most likely to meet your expectations at interview.

Culture Fit

We connect you with people who match your company’s values, team culture and working environment. We understand that finding the right ‘culture fit’ is just as important as identifying candidates with the right skills, experience and qualifications.

Speed

At Syntax we understand that having the right people, in the right place, at the right time, is a critical ingredient for any successful business. We provide a rapid speed of response without compromising on quality. Helping you hit your project deadlines and achieve your business goals.

Personal Touch

We aim to meet all clients and candidates so that we can fully understand your individual needs and offer you a solution tailored to you.

Talent Pools

We have access to a huge pool of candidates across a variety of channels, including our best-of-breed recruitment system (Bullhorn), specialist job boards, professional networks, personal recommendation and trusted candidates we have placed previously. We have the connections and the tools to reach the best talent on the market and to promote your company’s profile to the cream of the crop.

Honesty

We deliver on our promises, honour our commitments and take pride in our work. As members of APSCo, we are an ethical business working to the highest possible standards of integrity and professionalism.

Advice & Support

At Syntax, we support you through the full recruitment process – from scoping job specifications, through to candidate vetting, interviews, offers and on-boarding. We can also offer critical market intelligence, from advice on salaries/pay rates, through to demand patterns and legislation updates.

Risk Management

Our working practices are geared up to minimise risk and manage expectations at every stage of the recruitment cycle – from qualifying job descriptions and candidate screening, through to interviews, offers and on-boarding – including full reference / ID checks on candidates.

On-Boarding

Once placed, your candidates will receive ongoing one-to-one support from a member of the Syntax team to ensure they remain loyal and committed to your business and to anticipate any problems before they become serious.

Cost Control

We work within your budget constraints to help you manage your costs. Our in-depth knowledge of the job market allows us to provide an accurate appraisal of current market rates / salaries, and realistic picture of what you can achieve with the budget you have available.

e-Timesheets

We use InTime, a market-leading web portal for managing timesheets, invoices and contracts. InTime makes it easy and intuitive to authorise working hours for multiple contractors, saving you time and reducing the risk of errors. No paper trails. No fuss.

Continuity

Our numbers speak for themselves. 98% of our contractors successfully complete their assignments. 97% are offered / accept contract extensions – giving you the confidence that your project deadlines will be delivered and the capacity to plan for the future.

Flexibility

At Syntax we offer a consultative, agile approach to working with clients. We will work hard to understand your business and the specific challenges you face. We will then tailor our services to accommodate the individual needs of your business. Whatever your circumstances, we will find a solution that works for you.

Our Process is Simple

Scoping

Scoping

Firstly, we work with you to capture and prioritise your recruitment plans, scope your resource requirements and agree delivery timescales. We also provide advice and support on any burning issues, such as market rates / salaries, skills shortages and legislation.

 

 

 

Delivery

Delivery

We then use a variety of channels to attract the best possible candidates (in-house CRM system, advanced sourcing techniques, job boards, web advertising, social media & professional networking); conduct telephone pre-screening, CV submissions, interview management / feedback and offer negotiation.

 

 

Support

Support

Finally, we manage the full on-boarding process for you including – referencing, ID checks, criminal record checks (DBS/CRB) and contract documentation. We manage all the final arrangements, making sure your candidates have everything they need in time for a smooth start from day one. A member of the Syntax team will also be on-hand to support you every step of the way. Simple.

 

 

Scoping

Firstly, we work with you to capture and prioritise your recruitment plans, scope your resource requirements and agree delivery timescales. We also provide advice and support on any burning issues, such as market rates / salaries, skills shortages and legislation.

Delivery

We then use a variety of channels to attract the best possible candidates (in-house CRM system, advanced sourcing techniques, job boards, web advertising, social media & professional networking); conduct telephone pre-screening, CV submissions, interview management / feedback and offer negotiation.

Support

Finally, we manage the full on-boarding process for you including – referencing, ID checks, criminal record checks (DBS/CRB) and contract documentation. We manage all the final arrangements, making sure your candidates have everything they need in time for a smooth start from day one. A member of the Syntax team will also be on-hand to support you every step of the way. Simple.

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