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What employers say about i2i

“The overall experience with i2i was very good. The filtering system used to pre-select potentially suitable candidates has consistently found several candidates to fill the specific roles that we have recruited for. This has certainly helped the business save valuable time/resource that is required to recruit into new positions. The i2i staff are engaging, hugely responsive and appear very committed. The facilities provided were very good as they were private, but not intimidating for the candidates, which helped with the interviews. We would have no hesitation to use i2i with our future recruitment.”
Marc Coster, Kooltrade
"I was told about i2i from a store manager in my area. At first I was apprehensive about going through these channels as we already had our own ways of recruiting new team members however I threw caution to the wind and proceeded to go down a different route. Michael was brilliant from start to finish. His professionalism shone through and he made the recruitment process so easy. He is a credit to your company. I am pleased to say the lady who was shortlisted by i2i is now employed by me and is going from strength to strength. I have recommended this company to other Costa outlets and I will be most definitely be going through Michael when I need to start my recruitment progress again."
Amy Smith, Store Manager at Costa Coffee, Hanley
"I have utilised the services of inspire 2 independence recently for recruitment. I found the service of Daniel Howard the Employer Engagement Manager professional and accommodating. i2i were able to screen customers and match to the criteria I was looking for and also arrange interviews. This saved me time and resources, I would recommend any employer to use the services that i2i has on offer for recruitment."
Fred Richards, Manager of Easy Domains
“I just thought I would drop you all an email to say a HUGE HUGE, HUGE thank you for helping us with the recruitment for Amazon this year. With your help, we have managed to fill near enough 100% of allocations, with the odd hiccup. You have all been a blessing and have made our jobs in the office that tiny bit easier. Some of the hard workers have also been offered a permanent position with Amazon, which is great news. Thanks again for all your hard work, it is so much appreciated. Please pass our thank yous down to your teams who also helped.”
Lisa Clayton, Resourcer at Transline
“We’ve been working with i2i for the past six months. The experience has been a really great one. The candidates come for two weeks and we help train them in our stores. The training consists of stock roll and with that they help with the workload and the team gets to meet new people. Working with i2i has really helped with the workload at the store. It also helps because you’ve got a pool of candidates you can recruit from - if needed. As well as that, it’s nice to know that you’re helping the recruits get skills they need to find work.”
Melanie Coffey, Store Manager at Swinton’s Quality Save
"We recently had the pleasure of gaining a Trainee through the Inspire 2 Independence scheme. The service was what can only be described as first class, the communication was excellent, as were the managers. They were always approachable and sympathetic to the business needs. The young lad we took on was fully briefed on what was expected of him prior to his actual first day, which I believe saved my business at least five hours of informal coaching, so this in itself saved us both money and time. The scheme allowed a chance for a young adult to gain first-hand experience in a busy and diverse environment within our business enabling him to acquire that valuable “experience required” part that all employees currently seek prior to any job being offered. I could see first-hand the passion that not only the young adult had throughout the scheme, but the enthusiasm and the zest the whole department from i2i showed was impressive to say the least. I would recommend this scheme to any company whether you are a small company with five staff or a medium company with 200 staff. If any company would like to speak with me personally about any doubts they have, I would not hesitate to share our experience."
Glenn Harwood, Cheeky Cherubs Nursery (Morecambe)
“We’ve had great success with i2i in Manchester. They’ve supplied me with many staff for the Manchester Royal Infirmary. We’ve also had lots of other projects such as call centres. I’ve found them to be absolutely amazing in the staff they’ve given me. Every time I’ve requested a certain calibre of staff, they’ve sent CVs, they’ve done interview processes for me, they’ve done that administration stuff such as applications etc. To be honest, they’ve gone that extra mile. I would highly recommend them to any company looking for help in expanding their workforce. One of the biggest advantages of using i2i is having a sole contact to deal with. I find that Emma has been absolutely great. She’s bent over backwards. As soon as we’ve requested staff, she’s been there in every way, and I believe she knows exactly what each company wants.”
Herbie Saccani, Recruitment Consultant at Blue Arrow