Testimonials

Louise Reekie – Savills Management Resources

“Gillian goes above and beyond and takes times to really understand your business, the culture, and what type of candidate would be ideal for the role. Her honesty in her approach to recruitment sets her apart from anyone else in the industry. I trust she will fulfil a role when she commits to it, and equally if a role is not something she can help with, she will tell me from the outset, something I appreciate and have enabled me to build a trusting relationship with Gillian over the years. I have worked with Gillian both as a candidate and as an employer, and I haven’t maintained a long term relationship with any other recruiter quite like I have with Gillian, and that is down to her work ethic and the relationship she builds with her clients."

Louise Reekie
Regional HR Advisor / Savills Management Resources

Gail Young (MCIPD) – V Group (V Ships)

“I have had the pleasure of working with Gillian over several years, who demonstrated over a very short time working with her, a strong customer service aptitude and skill to understand you and the organisation to ensure that the candidates that are put forward, hit the mark. Gillian is a one off, she really does get to know her customer, where her level of integrity, professionalism and pragmatic approach, is refreshing in the Recruitment industry”

Gail Young (MCIPD)
Head of HR Operations / V Group (V Ships)

Amanda Lees FCIPD – ACCA

A consummate professional who treats clients and candidates with respect. Gillian is fantastic at relationship management, juggling well the commercial and people part of her role. Having recent experience of candidate and client side, I recommend only two recruiters, Gillian is one of them.”.

Amanda Lees FCIPD
Head of HR Shared Services / ACCA

Yvonne Harrison MCIPD – Skills Development Scotland

“Gillian Pate is amazing HR recruitment specialist working on senior roles I have been successful in securing positions with Gillian and she has also sought me high quality candidates in my resourcing role Gillian is my first point of call for recruitment Highly recommended.

Yvonne Harrison
HR Business Partner for Process Improvement / Skills Development Scotland

Justin Ridley – SSE Contracting

“I have utilised Anderson Knight over many years for our recruitment needs and have always found them to be excellent in their approach, determined to source the best quality of candidate for our business. Anderson Knight has taken the time to understand our business and organisational structure allowing them to be well positioned to recruit across our various business units. I would have no hesitation in recommending Anderson Knight to my colleagues or any organisation seeking a business partner of the highest quality”.

Justin Ridley
Finance Director / SSE Contracting

I am very pleased to provide this testimonial for Gillian Galbraith. Gillian is a very engaging, dependable and hardworking individual. She has a great understanding and knowledge within the industry and always does her up most to provide our business with top talent! She ensures to listen to your needs and I trust her opinion without any doubt. I appreciate her quick response, efficiency and prompt follow-up to all of my requests. She demonstrates professionalism and passion in all that she does, proving that nothing is too much trouble for her. I would recommend Gillian 100%!  

Louisa Benaouicha

Candidate Recommendation – Gillian

Gillian provided first class help and support to me when I was looking to secure a new role in a different sector. Gillian took the time to listen to what was important to me in terms of the role I was looking for and provided first class support from start to finish, keeping in touch throughout the interview process and providing encouragement and assistance at all times. Thanks again Gillian!

Catriona Gordon
Executive Assistant to CEO

Candidate Recommendation – Gillian

Would greatly recommend Gillian to anyone looking for a job or a client looking to fill a position. She made everything so easy as soon as I applied for a job through Anderson Knight and kept me informed of all updates from start to finish. She was really friendly and gave me the confidence to really sell myself in the interview that ended up getting me the job I was really eager to get. Can’t recommend her highly enough and appreciate the help she gave in getting me the position with her client. All the best Declan

Declan Gordon
Team Manger

AJG – Marcus

“Marcus was great at finding me my latest role. His advice and support both before and after the interview process has been tremendous. Friendly and approachable, he was always available to discuss any queries or concerns I had. Many thanks for all your help and support Marcus”.

Kenneth James Maule
Credit Control Team Leader / Arthur J. Gallagher & Co

Candidate recommendation

“To anyone who is currently job hunting I would highly recommend John Forbes from Anderson Knight. In the time that I have known John he has always been consistent and true to his word. A call to see how you are and to give an update on the market, advice on interview techniques and John always calls before and after an interview for feedback and to give assurances or advice. He is always professional and reliable and someone you can trust to look after your best interests”.  

Leigh Ferguson
 Finance Business Partner

Elaine Anderson – City Facilities

Gillian has really taken the time to get to know and understand our business. Starting off supporting us to fill some key People positions she took the time to know exactly what we were looking for. Her knowledge and insight of the market and potential candidates was a real asset to the recruitment process. She has supported us in setting up our shared service by using her contacts and arranging for us to talk and meet up with them which again was above and beyond. Due to this level of service we turned to Gillian and her team when we had to mobilise a new contract for M&S Helpdesk and she supported us in filling group interviews and circa 20 positions. Gillian and her team are flexible in their approach with and honest view of the market and their focus is great customer service.

Elaine Anderson

City Facilities Management

I thought I would take this opportunity to thank you for your assistance with my recruitment needs over the past few months As you know, I have had a high turnover of staff this year and initially had issues finding suitable candidates when using internal systems and another recruiter After meeting yourself and getting Anderson Knight on board, you quickly identified 3 suitable candidates for a position that I had available I also had some candidates from another recruiter and some personal recommendations for this same position The work that you put in to identify these candidates was apparent when I selected one of your candidates for my initial vacancy and then another for a second vacancy that I had soon after. My experience with yourself and Anderson Knight so far, would make you my first port of call for any future vacancies where external recruitment is required  

Guy Shirkie
Remote Services Manager / City Facilities Management

Over the years I have utilised Steven Woods and his team on many occasions to fill requirements across our business. I have always found them to be consistent in their approach delivering a seamless recruitment service. They are very personable and honest recruiters who have taken time to get to our business and understand our needs to the best of their ability. I would highly recommend Anderson Knight as a professional recruitment partner.

Stephen McQuade
Financial Director / G1 Group

Anderson Knight provide a seamless, honest approach who take pride in what they do, the business clearly positions itself in offering a tailored bespoke recruitment service to both candidates and clients. Having utilised them as both a candidate and client I have experienced a high level of commitment not only to offer stage but many months preceding this. The whole candidate experience has been second to none and would highly recommend their services to any jobseeker or hiring manager.

Craig Topley
Managing Director / Energy Assets

Anderson Knight were fantastic to work with. As a recruiter they maintained a highly professional approach and were always on hand to provide advice throughout the process. Their professional consultants were quick to understand the kind of role I was looking for, recognising my strengths and putting me forward for exactly the right job, furthermore the aftersales care received from the business as a whole has been nothing short of excellent. I would highly recommend Anderson Knight to any potential jobseeker looking for a career change.

Steven Brown
Finance Manager / Jacobs Engineering

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