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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 network 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 network 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 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.

First Point Group reached $1.2 million in revenue within the first year of the business starting.

Being Counter Offered

First Point Group achieved $7 million in revenue that year and placed candidates in over 50 countries successfully.

First Point Group achieved a $15 million USD turnover and opened two more offices located in Dubai and Mexico City. Panama entity was then shortly launched.

First Point Group won the Queen’s Award for Industry. A brand new office was opened in Hong Kong and a Kenyan entity was then launched. 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.

First Point Group opened an office in Dallas and celebrated successfully placing candidates in 100 countries.

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 and they signed with Huawei globally.

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 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.

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.

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.

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.

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

First Point Group opened an office in Toronto and was shortlisted for Best Contractor Care at the Recruiter Investing in Talent Awards 2021.

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Global Offices
11
Global Offices
Local Languages Spoken By Our Staff
20
Local Languages Spoken By Our Staff
Countries we work in
180
Countries we work in
Successful Placements
28000
Successful Placements
Contractors working for us
900
Contractors working for us
Turnover in 2021
$ 76 M
Turnover in 2021

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 thing...you.

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.

You can read more about our CSR here.

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 & Network 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.

Interested in working for us? Contact us.

Dallas

Our USA office in Dallas was opened in 2009, it is also home to all the giants like Northern Telecom, Fujitsu, Alcatel-Lucent, Samsung, AT&T and Ericsson.

Toronto

Our Toronto office opened in 2021. It was our third office opening across The Americas after Dallas and Mexico City.

Mexico City

Our LATAM office based in Mexico City opened in 2008. From Mexico we have supported over 26 Latin American and Caribbean countries

Madrid

From our offices in the centre of Madrid, which opened in 2012, we support our clients recruitment needs across Africa and Europe across both contract and permanent requirements.

London

Our UK headquarters in London opened in 2004. It is home to contract and permanent recruitment teams, in addition to First Point Groups back office finance and support teams.

Paris

Our Paris office supports our clients in French speaking Africa, in addition to local business in France and the surrounding countries. Recently opened, all our staff in Paris are native’s which is key to understanding local needs and regional variances.

Berlin

Starting operations in 2014, our German office is located in Berlin.

Dubai

Since 2009 we’ve developed an impressive record and reputation in the Middle East within the Telecoms and Technology recruitment sectors.

Shenzhen

Our Shenzhen office opened in 2012. It is located in the vibrant Shenzhen Futian CBD area. Our office, fully staffed with sales, support and finance functions supports our clients in China and Southeast Asia across both permanent and contract recruitment.

Hong Kong

Our Hong Kong office provides telecoms and technology recruitment solutions across the Asia Pacific region. We’ve worked in over 30 countries within the region and supply both contract and permanent resources.

Johannesburg

Opened in 2015, our office in South Africa has been launched to support our local client base in the region.

From London to Shenzhen

11 Global Offices

First Point Group is a specialist Telecommunications and Network technology recruitment agency 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.

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