With Penpole it’s personal. We take the risk out of recruitment by exclusively placing people we know. Representing our candidates with an understanding gained through first-hand experience.
Simon Leng - Independent Senior Programme Manager, Healthcare EPR "Alex provided two key resources for me in respect of an important programme. He acted with energy and integrity to identify people with the correct skills and profile for the role and took note of my specific requirements. These have proven to be two very good appointments. I would recommend Alex – he is highly motivated to deliver the outcome his clients need."
We understand that today’s candidate can be tomorrow’s client. Customer service is core to everything we do. We give our candidates unparalleled (and free) advice on marketing their skill-sets to new prospective clients, coaching them through a process starting with CV advisory, right through to on-boarding. We don’t leave you in the dark.
Andy Scott, MTC Novo - “Alex recruited me into a Head of IT contract role back in December 2016. He is tenacious, professional and articulate and has extensive knowledge of the recruitment industry. Alex will always be the first person I contact when I am recruiting for roles.”
Launched in summer 2018, Penpole offers a network of professional IT contractors to help resolve client skills shortages rapidly and effectively. Our approach is personal. All our candidates are known to us and have been carefully selected to meet client requirements. Supplying contractors that are right for our clients happens because we are well connected within the technology consulting sector and, thanks to the many partnerships we have with other recruitment and management consulting businesses, beyond our sector too.
Established in the growing Healthcare IT and wider technology contracting markets, Penpole is a recruitment business centred on delivering industry exemplar standards in candidate & customer experience.
Penpole brings together like-minded individuals; consultants that work in partnership with their clients, with detailed understanding of their markets. Penpole has been established by people who realise what it takes to build a successful personal brand and refuse to take shortcuts – Penpole people.
Penpole is owned and managed by Alex Franklin. Alex has seven years’ experience in client advisory and consultancy positions, five of which were exclusively in IT and healthcare, during which time he built a dependable network of clients and candidates. Thanks to Alex’s diverse and plentiful experience, Penpole has an excellent insight into the issues facing IT recruitment in the healthcare sector.