About Us

WP Recruitment & HR Ltd (formerly WP Recruitment Ltd) has been successfully supplying temporary, contract and permanent staff across the Island since 1989, which has resulted in achieving excellent local knowledge.

Starting initially as a secretarial service the company grew to meet client’s demands and now supplies all industry sectors (excluding medical and care roles).

By not ‘specialising’ WP are able to meet all their clients’ needs across all levels, their ‘can do’ attitude means they are always looking for a challenge and striving to improve.

Their personal approach allows them to tailor recruitment specifically for each client and in doing so develop a lasting understanding and relationship with both companies from the Island and mainland.

Their friendly and professional staff , who have a combined experience of over 40 years within recruitment, pride themselves on their high standard of customer service and use their expertise to provide a complete confidential service, ensuring adherence to agency standards and legislation.

All of this, combined with their comprehensive candidate registrations achieves consistently positive placement results.

WP Recruitment & HR Ltd is an independent recruitment agency. Their size, however does not reflect their capability as they have secured and maintained preferred supplier status with various organisations, both national and international, in both public and private sectors, based on the Isle of Wight, for many years. In addition they Second Tier supply on behalf of several national recruitment agencies who do not have Island representation.

WP Recruitment & HR Ltd is a corporate member of the REC (The Recruitment and Employment Confederation) , the professional body that governs employment agency standards. Their staff are qualified to REC standards and are committed to adhere to the REC Code of Good Practice.

WP Recruitment & HR Ltd (formerly WP Recruitment Ltd) is a member of the Isle of Wight Chamber of Commerce and was awarded the Business Awards For Excellence 2006, Professional and Business Service Award and 2009 Highly Commended Business in the Community.

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    Advice from Local Employers:

    “My advice would be to do your homework on the role, the company and the market in which they operate – and then try to align yourself with all three; i) align yourself with the role by demonstrating the applicability of your skillset to the demands of the role ii) align yourself to the company by showing an appreciation of …

    Advice from Local Employers:

    “Be interested in what you are applying for. Doing your homework is impressive. Ask questions about the business that you are hoping to join”. Richard Jarman – Sandham Office Services Ltd

    Candidate Testimonial:

    “As always I found my experience with registering and finding employment, welcoming, quick and easy, professional, friendly and positive. I always recommend WP to anyone I know who is seeking employment”. Sandra – Office Manager

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    “Do as much research as possible, always have questions prepared, even if you already know the answer to them. Think ahead of an interview about the job that you are applying for and what skills you have the match the job. Prepare some notes with bullet points if you need to Always have an answer prepared to the question ‘why …

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