Candidate Success Stories

Candidates Success Stories


From temporary contractor to permanent Contracts Engineer within one month – Leigh’s story

Construction candidate, Leigh, sought recruitment support to move into a career aligned with his construction project management ambitions.

With our support Leigh achieved:

  • A job offer within one month

  • A new role at Sharpe Ventilation Services Ltd – a ductwork/ventilation contractor based in Northern Ireland

  • Interview requests within two weeks of initial engagement with Vincent Gurney

  • Encouragement and practical jobhunting support from a recruiter that really listens


Hello fantastic new mechanical design engineering job, goodbye long commute: Paul’s story

Experienced mechanical design engineering candidate, Paul, needed help with the search for a job closer to home.

With our support Paul achieved:

  • A new hybrid- based role at a company based in Leamington Spa that specialises in the design, development and manufacture of micro turbine gensets for the telecoms tower market

  • An interview and job offer within two weeks of his registration with our agency

  • Post-placement care in the form of regular telephone catch-ups to make sure that he was settling in to his new job well


Headhunted CAD Technician enjoys a £10.5k salary increase: Chris’ story

Engineering candidate secures a new job within one week – and a new pad.

With our support Chris achieved:

  • An interview request within one day of connecting with Vincent Gurney

  • A job offer within the space of one week, thanks to our support

  • £10.5k more than Chris’ old job, so he’s since been able to buy a bigger house

Tom Vincent | Vincent Gurney Specialist Recruitment Agency in Basingstoke

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