Blog

You Are Here:

They liked what they heard about us

Not all job agencies in Basingstoke are the same but we reckon there is one thing we’d all agree on –  our industry is all about talking to people. At Wote Street People we’re on an ongoing quest to make sure that we’re meeting our customers’ expectations; that’s why we send out a feedback form after each registration interview.

We ask a range of questions ranging from how people found out about us to what made them contact us. Did they feel they were listened to? Would they recommend us to a friend?

A reputation built on trust

Over 46% of people find us via Google or another internet search engine, which tells us that our candidates often look for an agency they can trust rather than for a specific job.

So why do they contact us at Wote Street People, as opposed to the other job agencies in Basingstoke? In our customer survey, we ask them to choose from the following list of reasons:

1) they liked what they had heard about us

2) our website made it easy for them to get in touch

3) the jobs we had advertised were the most interesting

4) we have a picture of our team on the website

 

 

Word of mouth is everything

Coming in with the top score of over 38% was ‘they liked what they had heard about us’, which just goes to show that word of mouth really is our most powerful advertisement. Backing that up is another survey statistic we’re extremely proud of: 100% of people who registered face-to-face with one of our consultants felt that they were listened to and had time to discuss their career options.

The same 100% also said that they would be happy to recommend us to friends and family.  That’s reflected in the 25% of our placements (temporary or permanent) filled by candidates who were referred to us by someone they knew.

Do you know someone who is looking for job agencies in Basingstoke? We’d love to meet them and help them find their dream role. Contact us on 01256 799127 to refer a friend.

0

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Latest Posts
23 Jun 2020

In the pursuit of happiness: Supporting the M3 Job Club and other community groups

Part of our culture at Wote Street is about giving back.  Our core values are: we listen, we consult, we care and that fits perfectly with all of the charities and community groups we support locally. The Pink Place – supporting people affected by cancer Basingstoke Consortium & Skillstree – helping young people to gain[…..]

Latest Posts
25 May 2020

‘Why sending your CV is the hardest way of landing a job’

Don’t get us wrong, a CV is an important tool when applying for jobs – but it’s only one of the items in your job seekers toolkit. (If you need some help developing your CV we’ve written a blog to help or feel free to give us a ring and we’ll happily review.) Getting to[…..]

Latest Posts
19 May 2020

Mental Health Awareness Week

There couldn’t be a better time for Mental Health Awareness week.  Now that the government restrictions due to the corona virus are being lifted, more people are anxious about the repercussions. It’s still out there; bosses and employees alike are trying to make the journey to work and the work environment a relatively safe place[…..]

Latest Posts
18 May 2020

Small but mighty: 3 perks of working with an independent recruitment agency that boasts a nationwide network

We connect the best-matched candidates and businesses – the people brokers. Taking the time to find the right-fit for candidates and customers alike increases the probability of candidates being happy in not only your new role but blossoming in the right company culture. And companies achieving higher staff retention, effective teams and increased staff productivity. […..]

Latest Posts
07 May 2020

What shall we learn from our enforced time together?

Tomorrow we have a bank holiday on a Friday!  Special because this normally only happens for Good Friday at Easter.  Not so special because the majority are at home already and have been for at least 7 weeks.  The Covid-19 outbreak has turned normality on its head.  As indeed did World War II, the end[…..]