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About Us

Who We Are

First Achieve was founded on the concept of being much more than a recruitment agency. With businesses and job seekers becoming increasingly frustrated by standard industry practices, we developed a fresh approach to matching candidates and organisations who share a common goal. We call ourselves Success Specialists rather recruiters because we are the next generation of career specialists.

Why People Choose Us

Verified Talent

At First Achieve, we pride ourselves on working with the very best candidates. Our holistic approach utilises a combination of the very latest technology and, blended with the most effective search channels, ensures that our clients only receive the best fit candidates.

Managed Solution

Our Managed Talent Solution lets you tap into the First Achieve network of vetted recruiters, providing access to multiple agencies. In doing so, we provide one central point of contact with the luxury of utilising the resources of many agencies.

Qualified Process

First Achieve’s policy ensures our team invest time understanding your requirements, culture and key personnel before engagement. From there, we deliver only the most qualified candidates who meet your specifications time after time. We also believe in regular feedback and communication throughout the process.

Our Team

Adam Bernard

Managing Director

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“Never put off till tomorrow what you can do the day after tomorrow just as well” – Mark Twain

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Random Fact:

Scottish saloon car sprint champion

Ashley Leith

Financial Director

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"Show me the money" – Jerry Maguire

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Random Fact:

I played for both Manchester United and Manchester City youth teams

Allan Stevenson

Lead Consultant

Favourite Quote:

“Don't panic.” – Douglas Adams, The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy

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Ran 100m for England

Chris Hine

Senior Recruitment Consultant

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“It’s kind of fun to do the impossible” – Walt Disney

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Random Fact:

I once sang Gangsta’s Paradise with Coolio on a plane back from LA.

James Harries

Talent Executive

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“In the midst of chaos, there is also opportunity" - Sun Tzu

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I am the reigning Scrabble champion in my family!

Peter Bruce

Recruitment Consultant

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"All those moments will be lost in time, like tears in rain" – Bladerunner

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Shot 70 off white tees Par 71! - Golf

Roz Anderson


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“One good thing about music, when it hits you, you feel no pain" – Bob Marley

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Never failed an interview

Get in touch with the First Achieve success team today to see how we can positively impact your career and business.

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