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Growth is at the heart of everything we do, King Recruit are an ambitious, independently minded recruitment and search agency, covering the whole of the South West.

Founded in 2015 by MD Helen Plumridge, King Recruit, based in Pynes Hill Exeter are specialists in finance, sales, tech and digital search. In 2021 King Recruit joined forces with former Dragon and serial Entrepreneur, James Caan CBE by becoming part of the Recruitment Entrepreneur portfolio.

King Recruit work with SME's across the region to find the best talent to join their teams, grow their businesses and ultimately drive success. As a specialist recruitment and search agency we work with talented individuals and focus on a broad range of commercial positions, all the way through to senior management.

Get in touch and see how our team can help your business grow today.

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King Recruit MD Helen Plumridge is interviewed by Mark Whitby

Mark Whitby from Recruitment Coach is one of the world’s leading coaches for the recruitment industry. Mark began his career in recruitment in 1997 and is now widely know as the host of Big Biller Summit, which is the world’s biggest virtual conference for the recruiting and staffing industry. Since 2001, Mark has trained over 10,000 recruiters in 34 countries.…

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Almost every entrepreneur comes to a time when they realise that they can’t do it all. You could be limiting the potential of your business by picking up so many various tasks and not recruiting someone to help you. If you are at a point of wanting to free up some time for yourself so you can focus on innovation,…

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How to break the geographical barrier when recruiting

The Covid pandemic altered the working world as we know it. Remote working came into play over night, as businesses responded to the Government’s work from home messages which has resulted in millions of executives working from home. Businesses know due to the technological advances, they can now access candidates from much further afield, so many are taking advantage and…

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It is currently a candidates market, the world is their oyster and those executives who have sought after experience, knowledge and a can do attitude are looking for companies that align with their values and provide a forward thinking culture and benefits package to match. If you don't have a winning EVP, you might be left behind in the fight…

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Whatever your skills, strengths and talents, there’s a place for them here at King Recruit – one of the leading Recruitment and Search agencies in Exeter and the South West.

If a dynamic, mature and flexible team culture sounds like you – you’ll fit right in! Whether you are early career or have years of experience in recruitment or search, we would love to hear from you.

We are focused on growing our team to be the very best.



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