Real stories from real people

Testimonials and case studies from the Foundation community

A recruitment partner is only as good as the feedback from its candidates and clients.

For us, feedback and customer satisfaction are at the heart of what we do, and we place enormous value on a customer-centric approach. After all, we are real people dealing with career-changing and life-shaping opportunities. We want the same positive experience for our clients and candidates as we would expect for ourselves when recruiting or looking for a new job.

Our case studies and positive testimonials speak for themselves. We are delighted to be at the forefront of recruitment in the real estate, facilities management and placemaking sectors. We have worked with clients and candidates just like you in over 20 countries.

Candidate testimonials

I have worked with Danielle Godolphin on a few roles in the last 2 years and I have found her to be an excellent consultant. Danielle really took the time to understand the brief and proactively went out to search for candidates that matched our profile.
Danielle supplied some very good candidates but what impressed me most was her flexible approach when we redirected them to different vacancies and the relationships she built with them. Having spoken directly to some of the candidates, they really appreciated the time she had taken to help them with their interview, always available to offer advice and able to deliver constructive feedback.
Lastly, Danielle was able to persuade our chosen candidate to pull out of another active application process to secure her to work for us, and part of that was the way she had sold the benefits of working for the Derby Centre. I am very grateful for all her help!

My experience of working with Foundation is very good, which is why I’m a repeat client. I also like the new video intros on your email signatures and on social media with your consultants talking about the new positions – very clever.

Adam Tansett – General Manager – Derby Centre, Savills

From the beginning Alex has been a great consultant to work with. Not only did she offer professional support in relation to my experience and tailoring my CV for different positions but also offered advice on taking roles that might not at first have occurred to me to look int but still related to my experience in the facilities management industry.
Alongside the above, her friendly demeanor and her enthusiasm made working with her a real pleasure. Her passion for her works really shows in every conversation that you have with her. I would recommend Alex to anyone looking for work or an employer looking to find the right person to fit into their team.

Andrew Britton
Regional Facilities Manager

Although as a business we regularly use Foundation this was my first experience of working with them. My Consultant was highly focussed, providing detailed feedback on all candidates, communicating regularly and making the process as simple as possible - their proactive and lateral thinking meant we found a great candidate in a timely manner. The follow up has been excellent and there is a genuine desire to make sure the candidate has proven to be the right choice.

Foundation provides fast, robust and constructive feedback and they do not give up. Their processes work and I shall be using them again.

Andrew Holden
Director, Savills

Shaunagh and the team at Foundation Recruitment gained a full understanding of our business and the recruitment brief for the role. This ensured that only competently matched candidates were being sent to the interview stage of the recruitment process. This allowed my team to concentrate on core business activity with the knowledge that we would be interviewing pre-vetted candidates who had been duly matched for the role.

Andy Kelly
Head of Facilities Management, Manchester Central Convention Complex

Client Testimonials

We have always found Alex Rowbottom to be professional, competent, and friendly. She really took the time to get to know our business and culture, so that she is able to provide a great selection of skilled and diverse candidates every time!

Foundation Recruitment always delivers a high standard of customer service to us. In the short time we have been using them, they quickly made it to the top of our PSL!


The video interviews, including bookmarks to easily skip to relevant areas of questioning, have made our recruitment process even more efficient. It is a real-time saver for both us and the candidates.

Donna Lythaby – Operations Director – South Kensington Estates Limited

Danielle was incredible throughout the recruitment process. Her support was invaluable, guiding me through the interview process and different stages.
Danielle kept me updated at all points and gave me open, honest, and constructive feedback all of which helped me secure the position.

Gillian McCammon – Marketing Account Manager – Savills Place

From first contact, my Consultant offered pleasant and great, professional converations about the vacant position. I was informed regularly and promptly about the state of affairs and felt optimally cared for. If you are looking for a new career challenge in the real estate or shopping center business, I highly recommend Foundation Recruitment with its excellent business contacts.

Holger Höfner
Center Manager, Klepierre

From the beginning Alex has been a great consultant to work with. Not only did she offer professional support in relation to my experience and tailoring my CV for different positions but also offered advice on taking roles that might not at first have occurred to me to look int but still related to my experience in the facilities management industry.
Alongside the above, her friendly demeanor and her enthusiasm made working with her a real pleasure. Her passion for her works really shows in every conversation that you have with her. I would recommend Alex to anyone looking for work or an employer looking to find the right person to fit into their team.

Andrew Britton
Regional Facilities Manager

Our Case studies

Facilities Management
Wed 22 Sep
Providing fast recruitment solutions for leading UK property company

Danielle Godolphin