We are a small team, but that doesn’t mean our experience is limited!
Our combined recruitment experience spans over 40 years and our consultants work closely with each other to ensure that candidates and clients alike receive the very best service and 100% attention to their needs.
ELKIE HOLLAND (Managing Director / Recruiter)
Elkie started Prospectus back in 1988 to provide a specialist recruitment service to the MultiValue community after starting her career in HR for an international IT application engineering and systems delivery company. Elkie is very ‘hands on’ and is still helping many of the original clients that she started her business with alongside a number of new clients that is growing month on month. Elkie is a true survivor and has never let the many ups and downs that the industry has gone through over the years’ affect her positive attitude. She was also a very early adopter of Social Media technology, (she was testing Twitter long before most people even knew what it was!).
Elkie’s strength is in networking and over the years she has gained a phenomenal amount of loyal contacts within the industry and she is held in high esteem by some of the most influential people in the business. This could have something to do with the fact that Elkie’s motto “Tell it like it is”. In other words she is honest, ethical and 100% reliable.
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LINDA PARSONS (Senior Recruiter)
Linda joined Prospectus in 2008 and came to us with over 12 years’ industry experience. Linda started her recruitment career and training with Reed Employment and progressed in to senior recruiting roles in Sales and Marketing recruitment before joining Prospectus.
Linda excels at "Special Hunts". She will go hunting using both traditional and modern techniques into familiar and unfamiliar markets and find the hard to find !
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JENNY YOUNG (Resourcer)
Jenny joined Prospectus from University as an Office Administrator in 2002 and is now employed as a full time Resourcer helping to find candidates for our permanent and contract roles. Jenny’s resourcing skills are second to none and no matter what the requirement, Jenny will use all of her skills and tools available to her to find the perfect candidates for our clients.
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GILL COTTERELL (Office Manager / Contracts Manager)
Gill has been with Prospectus for over 10 years and is responsible for ensuring that all the administration functions of the business run smoothly and efficiently. She is a valuable member of the Prospectus team and her role is extremely varied which means one minute she could be involved in contracts and complicated legislation and the next she could be trouble shooting IT issues or taking a Recruiter to task about their system work. Prior to joining prospectus Gill worked in Secretarial roles in Sales, Marketing and Recruitment.
Gill's strength is in organisation and having a firm but fair hand with internal recruiters, accounts departments and contractors !
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SUE CATER (Accountant)
Sue Cater is our Accountant. Sue qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 1988. She runs her own business Cater Chartered Accountants which she began in 1996. Prior to starting this, she worked in teh West End for 3 different accountancy firms. She has worked in general practice as well as speicliasing in tax and she worked in the Tax Department of a large West End firm of Accountants. Cater Chartered Accountants specialises in SME's including IT Contractors.
SANDY PHILLIPS (Accounts Assistant)
Sandy is our longest serving employee and is responsible for all of the Accounts at prospectus from invoicing to credit control. She is super-efficient and a valued team member. Sadly she's camera-phobic.
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