Our philosophy

We believe in helping smart businesses grow with smart people.

This means our focus is on building the right tools and strategies to help you find the best people for the lowest price in the shortest time. It’s that simple.

  • Timeline 1

    Dec 18th 2009 Geoff Newman creates Recruitment Genius.
    The idea is born at the pub (as so many great ideas are)

  • Timeline 2

    February 2010 We help our first big businesses become recruitment geniuses

  • Timeline 3

    June 2010 Steve Huxham joins as Non-executive Director

  • Timeline 4

    November 2000 We win the Best New Business Award in the UK

  • Timeline 5

    May 2011 Finalists for the KEiBA awards:
    Startup of the Year, Science & Technology Business of the Year, and Apprenticeship of the Year

  • Timeline 6

    August 2011 We open our Maidstone office to hire more staff

  • Timeline 7

    October 2011 We win Kent’s Most Promising New Business Award

  • Timeline 8

    December 2011 We win the UK’s Most Promising New Business Award

  • Timeline 9

    March 2012 We win two Onrec Online Recruitment awards:
    Innovative Online Marketing and Best Use of Online Recruitment

  • Timeline 10

    April 2012 60,000+ jobs filled. And counting…

  • Timeline 11

    January 2013 We open our Glasgow office to expand our sales team

  • Timeline 12

    June 2013 Our free video interviewing service goes live

  • Timeline 13

    September 2014 More than 10,000 UK employers recruited for

  • Timeline 14

    July 2015 More than 80,000 jobs filled

  • Timeline 15

    November 2015 Our job seeker portal goes live, creating more applicants for each job

  • Timeline 16

    March 2016 We introduce remote working for Recruitment Genius teams

  • Timeline 17

    May 2016 Our new Q&A feature goes live, leading to more applications for employers

  • Timeline 18

    April 2017 We open our London office to attract more staff

  • Timeline 19

    November 2017 Our new branding goes live. We hope you like it!

Where we are today

  • 2,000+ Jobsites
  • 80,000+ Jobs filled
  • 11,000+ UK employers
  • 93.7% Success rate

Meet the team

Steve Huxham

Non-Executive Director

"It’s great we still remain true to our founding principle – to make it easier and cheaper for anyone to recruit."

Geoff Newman

Managing Director

"I’m really proud we’ve helped so many people and am very excited about our continued growth."

Callum Slade

Sales Manager

"I’m still amazed at all the features we have to offer employers. It makes Recruitment Genius fantastic value."

Our experience helps you succeed

A great company relies on great people to make it successful, and we’re no exception! Our experienced teams of recruitment geniuses are spread throughout the UK to make sure we always give you the right regional help and advice, whether that’s answering your questions or writing the perfect job advert.

Award winners

We’re proud to be recognised for improving the way recruitment works

UK's No.1

As the inventor of flat-fee recruitment, no one has filled more jobs than us

By royal appointment

We’ve filled jobs for more than 11,000 employers, including royalty!

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