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"Taking that next step whether forced or unforced requires careful consideration, it requires objective thought and reasoned debate to ensure the right expectations are set both for both candidate and future employer.
Scoping your ability and skills as a candidate takes time and is reliant upon asking the right questions, the most valuable being those you cannot define alone; how you are, how you feel, your needs and aspirations are part of a quality mix that can be both attractive and unattractive at the same time. Candidates require careful preparation and encouragement to perform at their best because after all an interview is just a snap shot, for both candidates and employers alike, after all there is mutual risk in this futuristic step where there is much to be gained but more to be lost.
Delacy understand this critical path to success and the importance of coaching candidates and employers alike through a process of preparation in an imperfect market.
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Sir Alec Reed CBE, founder of reed.co.uk the UK's #1 Job site recommends De Lacy:

"De Lacy were very efficient and supportive throughout the whole recruitment process. Their knowledge of the industry is remarkable and they found me the best candidate for my Farm Manager position. They were able to supply a very strong shortlist and I would recommend De Lacy to anybody looking for an agricultural employee."

Founded in 2000 De Lacy is a team of 7 professional consultants committed to exceeding the expectations of those with whom we work. Our agribusiness credentials are second to none. Largely agricultural graduates, seven of us are the offspring of farmers and five of us have worked in the agricultural supply trade as well as in farming.

Our vacancy experience extends from graduate trainee to managing director, and from sales, through technical, marketing, operations and production to R & D managers.

Our employer clients are nationwide throughout the UK and increasingly are spread across Europe and Africa. They range from SMEs, regional and national companies to Global Corporations. We have been awarded Preferred Supplier List status by a number of significant companies.

Working both nationally and internationally our specialism extends from the agricultural supply trade (arable, livestock, machinery and equipment etc) to farm management, primary food and fresh produce, horticulture, equestrian, environment, renewable energy and a diverse range of Rural and Land-based Business vacancies.

We act in a consultancy capacity, adding value by devising a recruitment plan relevant to each client and each vacancy and then proactively searching and selecting the best candidates for clients whilst offering career advice to candidates.

De Lacy Executive is approved as a member of the Recruitment and Employment Confederation, which oversees the UK's recruitment industry (REC Membership Number: 00082047) and is registered with the UK Information Commissioner's Office under the Data Protection Act.

If you are looking to progress your career within the broad Agri-Business Sector, simply want some confidential career advice, or are recruiting for your team - then please do give us a call!

Our telephone number is 01885 483440.

Please note that our recruitment service is FREE to jobseekers!!

April 2015. HOPS and De Lacy Executive join forces to help plug industry skills gap

Employers and job seekers in the agricultural and horticultural sectors are set to benefit from a new working relationship between HOPS and De Lacy Executive.

HOPS, which is wholly owned by the National Federation of Young Farmers' Clubs (NFYFC), has joined forces with agri-business recruitment consultants De Lacy Executive to help fill the industry's skills shortage.

Both companies are sourcing candidates for executive and practical roles and will provide one-to-one advice and guidance to employers throughout the recruitment process.

Job seekers can also obtain career advice throughout the application process and will be offered opportunities to gain practical experience.

Both companies have in excess of 40 years' recruitment experience in the sector and are committed to supporting the industry especially through encouragement of opportunities for the next generation.

John Hardman, Director at HOPS, said:

"We are delighted to be working closely with De Lacy Executive to offer the industry more support in finding skilled labour. With over 25 years' experience in the industry we understand the challenges both employers and job seekers face. Our connections with De Lacy Executive are helping us find more people jobs and making the recruitment process a lot simpler for businesses in the agriculture and horticultural sectors."

John Davies, Director, De Lacy Executive, said:

HOPS offers excellent opportunities for those seeking a practical career on the land and for those seeking to gain more practical experience for alternative executive careers in the industry. De Lacy Executive is pleased to be working more closely with HOPS, and in so doing, to be indirectly supporting the NFYFC.

For more information please visit: www.hopslaboursolutions.co.uk and www.delacyexecutive.co.uk

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De Lacy Executive and HOPS join forces to help plug industry skills gap

De Lacy Executive and HOPS join forces to help plug industry skills gap

Employers and job seekers in the agricultural and horticultural sectors are set to benefit from a new working relationship between HOPS and De Lacy Executive.

HOPS, which is wholly owned by the National Federation of Young Farmers' Clubs (NFYFC), has joined forces with agri-business recruitment consultants De Lacy Executive to help fill the industry's skills shortage.

Both companies are sourcing candidates for executive and practical roles and will provide one-to-one advice and guidance to employers throughout the recruitment process.

De Lacy Appoints New Recruitment Consultant

Specialist Agricultural Recruitment Consultancy De Lacy Executive has recently appointed a new consultant to its team. Sarah Milburn joins them in their new office headquarters in the beautiful countryside on the Herefordshire Worcestershire border. Sarah, a graduate of Harper Adams University grew up on a livestock and arable farm in Northumberland and has previously worked in the arable seed sector in East Anglia.

De Lacy Executive supports Dairy Pro

John Davies, founder and MD of De Lacy Executive is proud to support Dairy Pro - the UK Dairy Industry's first ever register for professional development. As a supporter of excellence in the Agricultural industry as a whole he said on the recent re-launch of Dairy Pro's website:-