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Working at First Point group

Why have a career in telecoms recruitment?

We strive to be a company that plays its part in the continuing evolution and development of telecoms and technology, and we do that through hiring passionate, enthusiastic and motivated individuals! After all, we’re a people business who care about our people.

As market leaders in telecoms and technology recruitment, we’ve built a culture allowing people to be themselves, develop their recruitment career, seize opportunities and thrive in all of our offices. With 11 offices internationally, 20 languages spoken by our people, and clients and candidates across 180 countries, we absolutely love working in different countries and learning about different cultures. Want to know more about a career in telecoms recruitment? Contact us for more information.

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Our Story

Alistair Rynish and David Taylor

2004 - First Point Group is established in the United Kingdom

Alistair Rynish and David Taylor begin the operations of First Point Group from a small office in London, England. Little did they know that in just a few years First Point Group would become an international recruitment agency with offices across the globe.

First Point Group's Dallas team meeting

2005 - The first major financial milestone

In its first full year of trading, First Point Group reached $1.2 million in revenue and begun developing a reputation as the telecoms recruiter of choice for the major telco organisations. An incredible milestone.

First Point Group's Dubai team

2007 - Building a global presence

After just three years of trading, First Point Group achieved $7 million in revenue and successfully placed candidates in over 50 countries. Our reputation was beginiing to get bigger and better.

First Point Group's Dubai team in 2022

2008 - Turnover doubled & International Expansion

First Point Group achieved a whopping $15 million USD turnover doubling 2007's revenue. Our first international officed opened in Dubai and Mexico City. This was the beginning of our international expansion to help our clients and candidates across the globe.

David Taylor And Alistair Rynish accept The Queen's Award

2009 - Winning the Queen's Award

2009 was a special year. First Point Group won the prestigious Queen’s Award for Industry. A brand new office was opened in Hong Kong. First Point Group was then Appointed as Ericsson Global and then became an approved Resource Provider. Which all led to achieving a $35M USD turnover.

Our Dallas team meeting

2010 - Everything's Bigger in Texas

First Point Group expanded into the USA by opening an office in Dallas. We also celebrated the incredible milestone of successfully placing candidates in 100 countries.

Recruiter Fast 50 award

2012 - More awards & Asia expansion

First Point Group expanded its reach further by opening offices in Spain and Shenzhen. First Point Group was then ranked 23rd in the Recruiter Fast 50 awards. A $50 million turnover was achieved

LSE 1000 companies to inspire Britain

2013 - The awards continue

First Point Group was recognized as an "Excellent Partner" for Human Resources and consulting and was selected as part of the London Stock Exchange Group 1000 SMEs to inspire Britain.

First Point Group celebrating at the Recruiter Awards

2014 - $64m turnover & named Best International Recruitment Copmany

First Point Group won the award for Best International Recruitment Company at the Recruiter Awards as well as completing 20,000 contracts and achieving a $64 million turnover.

Alistair Rynish and David Taylor talking

2015 - $75m in turnover & Best International Recruitment Company (again)

First Point Group won Best International Recruitment Company for the second year in a row and celebrated making placements in over 150 countries. That year First Point Group achieved a turnover of $75 million.

FPG team meeting Queen Elizabeth

2016 - Third time's a charm & a second Queen's Award

First Point Group won Best International Recruitment company for the third year and was ranked 8th in LinkedIn's Most Socially Engaged Companies awards. Following that, First Point Group won the Queen's Award for Industry and Best International Recruitment & Best Client Service at the Recruiter Awards.

LinkedIn Most Socially Engaged Award

2017 - Most Socially Engaged Recruitment Company & Record revenue

First Point Group was ranked in the top 25 for LinkedIn's Most Socially Engaged Companies and announced as a 'Highly Commended' International Recruitment Company at the Apsco Awards. This year First Point Group achieved a turnover of $88 million.

LinkedIn Most Socially Engaged Award

2018 - Most Socially Engaged Awards for a second year running

First Point Group once again ranked in the top 25 for the Most Socially Engaged Companies on LinkedIn in 2018.

2021 - Shortlisted for Best Contractor Care Award

First Point Group had a busy year in 2021. We expanded our North America operations by opening an office in Toronto, Canada at the beginning of the year. In September, we were excited to be shortlisted for the Best Contractor Care category at the Recruiter Investing in Talent Awards.

Winners of Best IT / Technology Recruitment Agency at The Recruiter Awards

2022 - Winners & Highly Commended

At the prestigious Recruiter Awards, we were delighted to win Best IT / Technology Recruitment Agency for the first time ever. We received 'Highly Commended' for Best International Recruitment Agency and Back Office Operation. And shortlisted for Best Candidate Care and Recruitment Agency of the year - Medium. A very successful evening! 

We also reached $84m in turnover for FY21/22! 

Finalists at The Contracting Awards 2023

2023 - Finalists at The Contracting Awards

For the first-time ever, we were shortlisted for two awards at The Contracting Awards: Best Recruitment Agency for Contractor Care and Best Contractor Recruitment Agency

Global Offices
Global Offices
Local Languages Spoken By Our Staff
Local Languages Spoken By Our Staff
Countries we work in
Countries we work in
Successful Placements
Successful Placements
Contractors working for us
Contractors working for us
Turnover in 2022
$ 84 M
Turnover in 2022
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Our People, Our Culture

Our Commitments towards...

We place great importance on treating our people with respect, ensuring that our culture and working environment encourages personal and professional support. Your individuality is welcomed, it's what makes us unique. Whether you’re starting out on your career journey or considering joining us as an experienced professional, we want to hear from you so that you can build a successful career with us.

We know life has its up’s and down’s. Your health and well-being really is important to us and a big part of your career journey at First Point Group. With a Qualified Mental Health First Aider available to all employees and regular one-to-one welfare meetings as part of your onboarding programme (and beyond, should you want it), we are equipped to support you as best we can in this exciting journey.

You'll be offered a one month 'sabbatical break' after 3 continued years of service to spend time on the most important

We understand the importance of personal development and ensuring employees have the support and tools to do the job to the best of their ability. We want to empower you from day one.

Our hybrid approach incorporates both internal & external training with subject matter experts, and continual learning to ensure your skills are kept relevant and up-to-date. Employees across the globe also have access to a series of comprehensive training programs, all hosted via our online training centre.

“Practice makes perfect”

Our training philosophy centers around three simple words “why, try, revise”. This process and approach a mixture of classroom and at-the-desk training ensure content keeps fresh in the learner's mindset and avoids content landing on the “learning scrap heap”. This also enables you to grow in confidence by putting into practice the key skills of the role, all carried out under the guidance and support of your designated work buddy or Manager.  Our training is a constant narrative that reflects how quickly the Recruitment industry operates, this also plays well for the one-to-one coaching which covers a multitude of areas focussed around individuals' desire to improve their “soft skills” should they wish.  

We like to think we are real, no one is ever the finished article and our belief is enhancing your skillset with skills you can use at First Point Group or take within your role, should you decide to leave us

With a global workforce across 11 offices and over 20 languages spoken we truly immerse ourselves in a multi-cultural environment. We value this diversity and ensure we adapt, respect and embrace each working culture across each region.

We are committed to reducing our impact on the environment. We understand the importance and work closely with our clients to address this. Our in-house team of Green House Gas (GHG) Ambassadors are already making changes to reduce our impact on emissions.

Our EVP is important to us in ensuring that every employee reaps their benefits and feels valued. We offer a generous compensation package. Excellent commission, competitive salaries in all locations, salary and job title progression, and no threshold to start earning a commission. Amongst this we also offer flexible working to all employees, yearly incentive trips a month paid sabbatical every three years and location dependent benefits.

Our culture is visible the moment you walk through the doors meet our people. We don’t feel the need for (nor do we like) big ego’s, Respect is our biggest value which sits at the core of business, it drives every action we make and is replicated across our relationships with our clients, candidate and colleagues. We actively encourage organic growth and promotions across our offices, this is reflected by our 4.3 years average tenure and employees who relocate to other global offices achieving great success.

First Point Group Dubai Telecoms Recruitment Team
First Point Group Mexico Telecoms Recruitment Team
First Point Group Paris Telecoms Recruitment Team
First Point Group South Africa Telecoms Recruitment Team
Telecoms recruiter in London

First Point Group Career Journey's

Our employees are important to us at First Point Group. Each employee plays a vital role to help us become the largest and most respected Telecommunications & Technology recruitment company across the globe. To ensure each employee is shown their worth, we offer generous compensation packages, career development, regional benefits, and an all-encompassing diverse workforce.

Here are some of our employee's stories and journeys.

11 Global Offices

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Having started as a telecommunications recruitment agency based in the UK, First Point Group is a now specialist in telecommunications, technology, energy & utilities, and data centre recruitment with a network of 11 global offices. Our multilingual staff speak 20 different languages and work across over 180 countries worldwide: giving us a truly global reach.

First Point Groups offices worldwide

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