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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


Favourite Quote:

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

Favourite App:

Waze

Random Fact:

Scottish saloon car sprint champion

Ashley Leith

Financial Director


Favourite Quote:

"Show me the money" – Jerry Maguire

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XE

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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Reddit

Random Fact:

Ran 100m for England

Chris Hine

Senior Recruitment Consultant


Favourite Quote:

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

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Instagram

Random Fact:

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

Sarah Foster

Contract Recruitment Consultant


Favourite Quote:

“It’s only forever, It’s not long at all” David Bowie - Labyrinth

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Instagram

Random Fact:

I was Cheer Captain at University

Peter Bruce

Recruitment Consultant


Favourite Quote:

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

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Tweetdeck

Random Fact:

Shot 70 off white tees Par 71! - Golf

Warren Kelly

Recruitment Consultant


Favourite Quote:

“When one door closes, another one opens”

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LinkedIn

Random Fact:

I can wiggle my ears…

James Harries

Recruitment Consultant


Favourite Quote:

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

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YouTube

Random Fact:

I am the reigning Scrabble champion in my family!

Grace Woods

Talent Executive


Favourite Quote:

“No matter how hard times may get, always hold your head up and be strong; show them you’re not as weak as they think you are.”

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WhatsApp

Random Fact:

I once went on stage with Rihanna!

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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