BUILD YOUR FOUNDATION FOR A SUSTAINABLE CAREER

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People are our greatest asset, we want to invest in you and your career

We are always looking to hear from passionate, hard-working, creative thinkers who put the customer at the heart of what they do. You might be starting out in recruitment, or you might be a more seasoned recruiter looking for your next career move, or maybe you simply have an interest in the placemaking and real estate sectors, either way, we want to hear from you. Our colleagues are the foundation of our business, supporting our success as well as that of our clients. Let us help you build a career on top of the foundations you’ll bring to our team.

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FR Fundamentals Training

Created for new starters in the recruitment sector, this training has been thoughtfully put together by employees at all levels across the Foundation team. It covers the fundamental knowledge, habits and behaviours needed to become a successful recruitment consultant in the real estate, facilities management and placemaking arena.

It’s an essential course that will give you three months of initial training which develops into a further three months of management support and encouragement. The training is 1:1 initially in a modular format where you’ll look at all aspects of sector specific recruitment, from recruitment tech and sector analysis up to candidate generation and interviewing skills.  You’ll get the opportunity to put your new skills into practice and create meaningful recruiting relationships that will help shape your career.

FR Advanced Training

For team members looking to make the move into a management role, the Foundation Recruitment Advanced Training Programme helps take that step. It is a three month rolling training programme that covers topics including motivational management techniques, understanding team dynamics, appraisal themes, business planning, management reporting and internal hiring and training.

Created by our knowledgeable senior leadership team, it gives you the platform to step up to management level in the world of Real estate, Facilities management and Placemaking recruitment.

During this training, we also encourage you to attend external business conferences and workshops to further your learning and skillset. At the latter stages of the programme, our Non-Executive Directors will be there to support and guide you on your management and leadership journey.

 

FR Future Leaders Training

Aimed at recruiters who are working towards an Associate position and beyond, this recruitment training programme provides a blend of senior-level industry training provided internally, along with membership of various leadership mentoring programmes and external groups.

We aim to ensure our future recruitment leaders are equipped with the very best industry knowledge and practices to be able to steer Foundation Recruitment into the future. After all, our people are the foundation of our success.

The programme is specifically tailored to the individual and their intended career path and company role. This investment will enable you to play a major leadership role in the business. Foundation Recruitment’s UK Director was the first to successfully complete our Future Leaders Training and now sits on the company board.

 

Employee Benefits Package

We know your career in recruitment isn’t just about the salary and benefits, although of course, that forms a big part of it! Your success and growth simply wouldn’t be sustainable without the right environment and package that allows you to thrive. We focus on your wellbeing and aim to create a working environment that supports your mental health.

You might be new to recruitment, or you might have been in the industry long enough to know that it can be a high pressure, high-stress environment. We want to challenge that narrative and place more emphasis on how hugely rewarding recruitment is. We are also committed to reducing the stigma around mental health and investing in supporting our employees’ mental wellbeing. Your career with Foundation is just that – it’s not a short-term goal but a long-term enjoyable profession where you will feel valued, supported and empowered to develop a lucrative, sustainable lifestyle.

Building the Foundation for Your Career

We offer a wide range of benefits to our employees, including:

• Private mental health medical cover

• Free subscription to the Calm app

• Early finish on Fridays

• Flexible home and office working

• Wellbeing/fitness initiatives offered throughout the year

Mental Health First Aid Champion

You will have access to a resident Mental Health First Aid Champion who is fully trained and has an understanding of the issues that impact mental health, both in and out of the workplace. Our mental health champion shares practical skills that can be used every day to reduce workplace stress. They observe and diagnose early signs and symptoms of mental health issues and work-based stress levels and can recommend  the support needed.

Our mental health champion will share with you practical skills that can be used every day to reduce workplace stress and create a sense of wellbeing. They are also able to intervene if there are early signs and symptoms of mental health issues in an employee and guide them towards appropriate support.

Employers Network for Equality and Inclusivity Awards (ENEI)

Equality, Diversity and Inclusivity (ED&I) is hugely important to us at Foundation. We know that a diverse team means opportunities for everyone and the creation of a safe space where ideas can flow.

Our commitment to ED&I is more than just words on paper. Foundation Recruitment are members of the Employers Network for Equality and Inclusivity, the ENEI. We were delighted to score an overall rating of 84% and rank number one in the recruitment sector for Europe and the UK at the Employers Network for Equality and Inclusivity Awards.

TIDE (The Talent Inclusion & Diversity Evaluation) is the successor to the e-quality benchmarking platform from ENEI. It marks an organisation’s approach to and progress on diversity and inclusion in  eight key areas including your workforce, procurement, recruitment and attraction and training and development.

In 2021, we were awarded the Silver Standard Talent Inclusion and Diversity Evaluation (TIDE) Mark by the ENEI.

We are extremely proud of these endorsements and will continue to strive for progression on our diversity and inclusion journey.

 

Employer Pledge

A career with Foundation Recruitment offers enormous possibilities. conducive to physical and mental wellbeing.

Our commitment and pledge to our colleagues is to  offer a place…

  • …to develop as a recruitment professional
  • …to progress your career
  • …where your contribution and opinion are valued and makes a difference
  • …where you are stimulated and challenged
  • …where you are supported and that doesn’t view asking for help as a weakness
  • …with successful mentors to support and guide you
  • …to help you work to achieve financial security
  • …with transparency at every level
  • …that celebrates and rewards success and progress
  • …where you can feel personally respected and safe
  • …where you can gain a true sense of belonging
  • …that champions diversity, and welcomes all equally
  • …where trust is respected, mutual and earned
  • …that provides confidential mental health support and wellbeing is paramount
  • …where flexibility and work-life balance is respected
  • …with a commitment to corporate, environmental and social responsibility

 

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Our Commitment to Employee Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Getting recruitment right whilst creating a culture of inclusionis one of the biggest challenges for any employer. We are mindful that we are in a people-focused industry. We are real humans, working with real humans to help shape not just their careers but their lives.

For us, it is about treating people as individuals and placing a positive value on our differences in the community and the workplace.

You, as our colleagues, are the backbone of the business. You form the foundation of our success and are paramount to achieving our business goals – and we have big ambitions. We want to celebrate individuality and attract people with a wide range of backgrounds and attitudes. We know there is a wealth of talent out there just waiting to innovate, perform, grow and flourish in our recruitment team.

That’s why we are proud to rank #1 in our industry for talent inclusion and diversity, according to the Talent Inclusion and Diversity Evaluation (TIDE) report.

We have a International footprint and work with businesses and jobs at all levels, from across cultures and in different locations. Diversity allows us to understand our clients and candidates better, source new talent and skills, and empower our candidates and clients to meet their goals.

Find out more about our commitment to Diversity and Equality

 

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