Candidate Testimonials

“I have had the pleasure of working with Neil during the course of my current job search. He is a breath of fresh air in the recruiting world….Neil understands the importance of customer service to both his retained clients and the candidates he contacts on their behalf. Neil provides top notch follow up and helpful insight and has an intimate knowledge of the retail world and the contacts to back it up. I would highly recommend him!”
Business Director – USA – Fashion

“Neil is a pleasure to work with. He has excellent communication skills, is always totally supportive and offers valuable guidance. He is an expert in his field, and can be trusted to do the best for his clients and candidates.”
COO – Fashion – Russia 

“The high level of service Neil delivered was second to none, the detail and information he provided was excellent and he guided the recruitment process on behalf of adidas consistently with consummate professionalism and expertise. I would highly recommend Neil and Global Retail Recruitment.”
Marketing Director – lifestyle fashion – Europe 

“In these very difficult times many recruiters/agents are guilty of not providing an equal and balanced service to both client and candidate, this is not true of Neil. I have no hesitation in stating that Neil has always operated with the utmost integrity and professionalism, he has always delivered what he promised and has always been accurate, honest and timely in his feedback. I strongly recommend Neil to both potential clients and candidates. One of the best out there.”
COO – Fashion -UAE 

“Neil Oviatt is an excellent, dedicated and thorough professional who recognised my skill sets and desired next stage of development and matched me with a great company. He has an instinctive feel for what makes a good match for both candidate and recruiter and he endeavours the best results for both parties. Throughout the process, he was very helpful and reliable and was always available for advise. His contribution and support through all stages of the recruiting process has been invaluable thanks to his commendable guidance, understanding and great communication and negotiation skills. I would definitely recommend Neil to anyone and I wish him every success in the future.”
Head of Merchandising- Fashion lifestyle – Spain

“Neil Oviatt was the consultant who found me a role working in the Middle East. Neil’s integrity and honesty were first class and his communication was excellent. The whole process was dealt with in a truly professional manner. Neil is the best consultant I have ever worked with”
Supply Chain Planning Manager

“I would like to express my sincere appreciation for the support and coaching towards my recent offer. Your preparation, advice, 24-hour fostering and encouragement helped to build an enjoyable process and relationship”
Regional Manager

“As an ex Tesco colleague I know many people who equally hold Neil in the highest regard and equally pull on his services. A great communicator who is highly effective and self-driven, a superb character with a wicked sense of humour. A pleasure to do business with and know!”
 Country Director – Food

“I worked directly with Neil and he is quite frankly the best retail recruitment agent that I have ever dealt with.”
Sales Director – Fashion

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