We’ll help solve your furniture and textiles skill shortages. Using our bespoke Recruit-Relocate-Retain business model, we’ll give you access to Upholsterers, Sewing Machinists, Frame Assemblers, Cutters, Joiners, Wood Machinists and many more hard-to-find staff that you won’t find anywhere else.
The UK has a long history of manufacturing some of the most iconic
furniture and textiles in the world. With the industry busier than ever, more and more furniture and textile businesses are struggling to meet production demands due to a chronic shortage of skilled workers. That’s where Workforce can help.
If you’re struggling to place candidates in hard to fill vacancies, our team is dedicated to solving your skill shortages. Using our bespoke recruitment and relocation model, we’ll bring candidates from across the UK and Europe directly to your Furniture and Textile production facilities, when you need them.How It Works
With a team of over 30 full-time International Recruiters, we pride ourselves on delivering high volumes of skilled candidates very quickly. We source and screen, undertake candidate skill tests, and make sure you get the right person for every job.
We provide an end-to-end candidate relocation service. This includes everything from airport collection and arranging their accommodation, to helping them to settle in, set up a bank account and National Insurance number, and much more.
Candidate retention is a key part of our recruitment model. Our skilled retention team look after our candidates throughout the process to make sure they’re happy and settled. Consistent feedback is provided and any trends are analysed and shared.
Senior production roles
We specialise in relocating experienced manufacturing and production staff to where the jobs are. Our highly trained recruiters use a 30-step process to manage all aspects of candidate sourcing, screening, delivery, and retention.
With a team of over 30 full-time UK and international recruiters, with over 100 years of combined recruitment experience and access to thousands of manufacturing candidates, we can give you direct links to talent pools other suppliers simply can’t.
The manufacturing organisations that we partner with rely on Workforce as a business-critical part of their hiring process. We adopt the latest candidate marketing and employee attraction tools available to ensure rapid fulfilment.
We have our own candidate
Workforce enjoys a strong presence on many worldwide job boards and job aggregator sites
Our experienced team of multinational recruiters speak many different languages, allowing us to source volume applicants
Our in-house digital marketing team create bespoke social media campaigns to attract talent from diverse communities
We utilise the latest technology, including video interviews of candidates for you to review, to speed up the hiring process
Our experienced staff make sure the candidates we place are exactly what you need with extensive candidate skill tests and background checks
We have leading market intelligence including salary surveys and diversity benchmarking
Workforce produce manufacturing whitepapers and share the latest industry news with our hiring partners
Director, Manufacturing Client
“Workforce has been our recruitment partner since 2009, playing a key role in finding all our new hires. They have helped us double the size of our team over the last ten years, consistently supplying us with large volumes of highly skilled workers. Their market knowledge and understanding of our business has been excellent at all times.”
Managing Director, Healthcare Client
“Workforce took the time to find out what we needed, meaning that the calibre of staff they have supplied to us, often at short notice, has been consistently high. Importantly our new hires were provided with great support from Workforce throughout this period.”
Chief Executive, Technology Client
“The talent pool in the Tech sector continues to be highly competitive, so we wanted to work with a partner that was doing something different in the market. Workforce Digital have a very unique solution which has allowed us to tap into candidate pools which wouldn’t usually be visible to us. This has given us access to a wide range of fresh applicants, allowing us to hire the people we need, when we need them.”