“Amy was instrumental in the search for an Assistant Director for my department. The search required a high degree of skill and sensitivity as the hire was required to be Emirati.Director, Semi-government entity, Abu Dhabi
From the start of the search through conclusion of the same, Amy’s professionalism and responsiveness was outstanding. After meeting with me to get a clear picture of the Department's needs and an understanding of the skill set necessary for a candidate to excel in the position, Amy methodically went about securing potential candidates, candidly discussed their strengths/weaknesses and worked tirelessly in paring down the list of viable candidates to a manageable number. At all times, she kept me apprised her progress and coordinated times for me to interview the final candidates. The level of customer service I experienced working with Amy has been unmatched in this country.
The selection has proven to be an excellent one and largely due to Amy’s keen eye for spotting talent that matched the Department's needs. My high recommendation of her is unequivocal and I look forward to working with her in the future.”
“James is a professional and engaging search consultant whom I thoroughly enjoyed working with throughout the recruitment process. At all times James kept me fully informed, debriefing after each stage, and his professionalism stood out in a crowded market. His consultative approach, personable manner and focus on the task at hand was refreshing and I would highly recommend working with James and Piermont Search.” Group HR & Training Director, Multinational Medical Insurer, Dubai
“I have worked closely with Amy over several years in different organisations in the UAE. Amy’s ability to provide quality candidates that are the right fit for both the organization and role requirements has been excellent. We have worked closely together to source various roles from Western educated Senior finance Emirati’s to a UAE National HR professional.HR Manager, Multinational Entity, Dubai
Her attention to understanding the specific requirements of each role, including culture fit as well as technical ability, is greatly appreciated and assists in ensuring the right candidates are presented within often tight timeframes.
Amy’s patience and ability to communicate effectively with both candidates and hiring managers, also ensure a smooth and positive experience for all involved. I would highly recommend Amy for any recruitment work, particularly for UAE Nationals.”
“James is one of the most professional recruiters that I have ever worked with - he worked closely with me to ensure a full understanding of the role requirements and personality fit on each position before undertaking a genuine executive search service.Head of Operations, Financial Service Company, Dubai
We dealt with a number of challenging roles in various countries and James never failed to find ideal candidates, and his follow-up throughout the selection process is great - timely without ever being overbearing!
If you prefer a partnership approach to recruitment then James is your man, and I have no hesitations in recommending him.”
“Amy was always able to produce us a strong shortlist in a short time frame of relevant Emirati candidates, ones that matched our high standards. She was thorough; was able to provide details on all applicants and manage them well throughout the process, always keeping ourselves and the candidates informed.Head of HR, Federal UAE Entity
Examples of the roles that Amy worked on included; General Counsel, Senior Executive Assistant, Policy and Planning Advisor, Senior Statistical Associate, Projects Manager - Policy and Strategy.
Amy is a hardworking recruitment partner who listens to a business’s needs, who is able to produce results and is someone who is very nice to deal with.
I have no hesitation in recommending her services.”
“During my time working with James he worked with us as a true business partner.HR Business Partner, Multinational Life Insurer, Dubai
As a long established global company, we place great importance on working with external partners who understand and appreciate the unique values of the organisation. James always undertook his work for us and screened candidates with these requirements forefront of mind and this diligence, combined with his specialist knowledge of the local insurance industry, ensured he was our preferred partner for sourcing roles at all levels.
I was always appreciative of the time James took to genuinely interview and understand candidates before passing them on to the HR team. I always felt assured that James was acting in the best interests of the business and he always conducted himself with the utmost discretion and integrity in our interactions.
I would happily recommend James to other organisations seeking the services of a highly professional individual to support them in their sourcing requirements.”
“Working with Amy is always a pleasure both professionally and personally. Her thoroughness with the search and source process is exceptional, her communication is always timely, complete, proactive and helpful.Recruitment Manager,Private Entity, Abu Dhabi
The candidates that she presents are solid, qualified, impressive and relevant to the role that she presents them for.
As a recruiter myself, I appreciate Amy’s follow through and follow up, as well as her approachable and knowledgeable manner.
Amy’s work ethic and commitment are above reproach.”