Our Candidate Recruitment Service

Advance your tech career now thanks to our expert industry knowledge and proud, long-standing partnerships with clients

Our Candidate Services

Established in 2005, ISR is proud of its tech talent experience and expertise within IT & Digital, Telecoms and Transport Technology. 

We aim to provide the utmost care to candidates seeking their next position. From the moment we receive your CV, we will guide you to the next step of your career.

ISR – your recruitment partner of choice

IT & Digital, Telecoms and Transport Technology. 

The greatest asset of a company is the ability, skills and creativity of its people, that can make the all-important difference to the success of that organisation. That is why all of our  Consultants are industry experts in their respective markets. They will provide you with interview advice and expert guidance  as well as the feedback and the care you need throughout the recruitment process, whether you are seeking a new permanent role or contract engagement.

Over 19 Years of Recruitment Experience

Why work with us

Our experience, knowledge and commitment to the candidate journey is the very heart of our business and has allowed us to build an impressive list of clients across the UK, Europe and internationally.

Candidate engagement is shared across the team with hands-on resourcing done by both Directors and Consultants. Only Recruiters with at least 5 years’ experience will be managing both permanent and contract roles. Methods include traditional telephone networking, data mining of our in-house 19-year-old CRM and leading tech including  AI.


  • Optimum candidate profiling – We help make candidates more attractive through advising on CV format/structure.

  • Access to real job opportunities – Our team focuses on genuine and qualified job opportunities. We possess extensive understanding of our clients' requirements and if you are selected, it indicates you have successfully passed our rigorous evaluation process.

  • Maximise your next career move – We advise on how to progress in your next career move. We may discuss new qualifications/market worth and this is underpinned by honesty and integrity.
  • Assured candidate experience - In everything we do, quality can be assured when it comes to providing a best-in-class candidate experience. We will support you throughout the application, interview and offer stage, ensuring you feel confident, fully informed and prepared.

  • Final offer stage - We set expectations from the start of the process to ensure that at the offer stage, the package is in line or exceeds with what you want – leaving no surprises!

Passionate.  Knowledgeable. Genuine

Permanent Employment

At ISR we take pride in developing strong relationships with our candidates in the fields of IT & Digital, Telecoms and Transport Technology.

Understanding job seekers' challenges

We understand looking for a new role can be time-consuming, especially if you are working. Our experience and knowledge within the industry and proud, long-standing partnerships with clients, ensure our candidates go through a simple recruitment process that is underpinned by honesty, integrity and transparency.

Upload Your CV or LinkedIn Profile URL

Let us do the hard work for you. Upload your CV or provide your LinkedIn profile and we will match you to suitable jobs in your field of expertise.

Our Permanent Candidate Process



Book a career consultation

If you’re looking to understand options to enhance your career why not apply via our website or get in touch with one of our experts today.


Screening stage

If your skill set and experience align, we will then arrange a call to discuss your background, experience and future career aspirations in more depth.


CV Submission

We will work with you to optimise your profile and will then submit your details to our client including your package expectation; relevant tech skills and experience to demonstrate your suitability.


Interview preparation

We will work closely with you to ensure you are optimally prepared for your interview, providing exhaustive client information; role information and role playing potential questions and scenarios. We will also provide tips and tricks in terms of how to present yourself so that you feel fully prepared


The offer stage

An offer of employment will be made if you are successful at the final interview stage. We are experts in negotiating the final stages of the offer process to ensure all parties are aligned.



We will remain in touch with you, through to the handover and on-boarding with your new employer. Once you have started your new role, we like to keep in touch to see how you are settling into your new role

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Contract Engagement


Opting for independent contracting can be a lucrative way to explore new sectors and technologies.

Contractors often have a wealth of specific experience and skills, making them highly sought after. With more flexibility and control over your work hours and location, contracting is a popular choice.


With over 19 years of experience in supporting contractors and freelancers, we can help you find your next interim opportunity. Furthermore, with a robust IR35 process,  developed in partnership with APSCO and Kingsbridge, you can be assured all contracts and engagements are fully compliant

Find a contract role

Our Contract Candidate Process


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Quick Process

Source a contract role quickly, often with less red tape than if you were hiring a permanent employee. You can quickly fit into an organisation, delivering for a new team and expertly managing key projects.



Whether it’s short or long-term contract support you are looking for, we can support you in finding the right contract role for you.


IR35 Guidance

Having over 19 years of experience helping contractors means our processes are robust. Our experience and knowledge ensure contracts, legal frameworks, and insurance are all above board. We are partners with APSCO and our insurance policies are underwritten by Kingsbridge.

Candidate Resources

Explore our contractor resources to help you understand the latest legally compliant contracts and processes, especially in relation to Outside IR35 engagements.

View our contractor resources

Download a Blank Timesheet

You can now manage your timesheet by downloading it here.

Download Timesheet

Recommend a friend

If you know someone who would be a great fit for one of our roles, don't hesitate to refer them to us! If we end up successfully placing them, we'll pay £200 in vouchers.

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Don't just take our word for it

ISR has been trusted by their clients with their business recruitment needs and objectives over the last 18 years, and a number of them have shared their thoughts on their experience with us.

We truly value the feedback we receive from our clients, as it is a testament to the recruitment support we are dedicated to providing. Read about our fantastic working relationship with Connect Academy Trust.

Case Study: Connect Academy Trust


Get in touch with ISR

Interested to hear what we can do for you or your organisation? We would love to hear from you.


+44 161 973 2533


+44 203 872 6600


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