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At Candour Talent we value honesty and transparency above all else and pride ourselves on being a trusted supplier partner. Our highly experienced and trained team of consultants and Account Managers deliver a world class customer experience and act as an extension of your organisation, ensuring we deliver the best talent, at the right time, every time.

We are a proud and active member of the South Wales business community who go beyond the norm of recruitment agencies, utilising our extensive network of contacts to link businesses throughout the region, and beyond, with the people and services they need. We are not a corporate agency, but we are a professional and proactive agency that you can trust, by putting people above profits.

At Candour we pride ourselves on being an honest and open recruitment partner. We work side-by-side with all our clients to tailor our services and deliver the best talent available, with industry leading customer service.

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Candour Talent Recruitment Agency - About Us Page. Photo of Managing Director Matthew Burkitt with Senior Sales Consultant Scott Smith. At Candour Talent, we prioritize forging lasting relationships with both clients and candidates, built on trust, transparency, and integrity. Our dedicated team goes above and beyond to understand the unique needs and aspirations of each individual, ensuring that every placement is not just a match on paper, but a long-term success for both parties. We leverage our deep industry knowledge and vast network to provide tailored solutions that drive growth and innovation for businesses while propelling careers forward for candidates. With a relentless pursuit of excellence, we continually adapt and refine our approach to stay at the forefront of the ever-evolving recruitment landscape, delivering unparalleled value to all those we serve.

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Candour Talent

At Candour Talent, we prioritise forging lasting relationships with both clients and candidates, built on trust, transparency, and integrity.

Our dedicated team goes above and beyond to understand the unique needs and aspirations of each individual, ensuring that every placement is not just a match on paper, but a long-term success for both parties.

We leverage our deep industry knowledge and vast network to provide tailored solutions that drive growth and innovation for businesses while propelling careers forward for candidates. With a relentless pursuit of excellence, we continually adapt and refine our approach to stay at the forefront of the ever-evolving recruitment landscape, delivering unparalleled value to all those we serve.

Our Values

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Candour Talent's Journey to Success

  • 2016
  • 2016
  • 2019
  • 2021
  • 2021
  • 2021
  • 2022
  • 2022
  • 2023
  • 2023
  • Where it all Began

    2016

    In 2016, Candour Talent was established by our Managing Director, Matthew Burkitt. Beginning the venture from his home kitchen, Matt aimed to create a recruitment agency prioritising people before profit.

  • First Office Opening

    2016

    ​Candour set up its first office ever at the Innovation Center in Ebbw Vale – a big step for us!

  • Ebbw Vale Branch Opening

    2019

    ​In 2019, Candour's headquarters office was established in Ebbw Vale on Rassau Industrial Estate.

  • Blackwood Branch Opening

    2021

    ​In 2021, Candour opened its second branch office along Blackwood High Street.

  • Launch of Candour Retail

    2021

  • Fast Growth 50

    2021

    ​Candour was awarded as the Fastest Growing Business in Wales for 2021

  • Newport Branch Opening

    2022

    In 2022, Candour inaugurated its third branch in Newport.

  • Great British Entrepreneur Winner

    2022

    ​Matt won the Great British Entrepreneur Award & Community Award for Service Industries Entrepreneur of the Year for Wales in 2022

  • Launch of Candour Driving

    2023

    ​​Candour Driving division was introduced!

  • Start Up Awards Judge

    2023

    ​Matt was announced as a judge for the National Start Up Awards 2023

​​​​​Our Tried & Tested Process.

We work in partnership with our clients to shoulder the burden of recruitment. Whether they want to find the perfect professional to fill a particular role, or build a temporary workforce due to fluctuating demand, our reliable and flexible services deliver results.

We leverage our industry knowledge, contacts, and strong candidate attraction processes to exceed expectations, every time.

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Candour Talent Recruitment Agency - About Us Page. Our Tried and Tested Process Icon of a Ticklist on Fulfillment. We understand the need for high-quality talent and a transparent hiring process. We strive to align the candidate journey seamlessly with your business and to streamline the recruiting and hiring process for maximum efficiency.

Candour Talent Recruitment Agency - About Us Page. Our Tried and Tested Process Icon of a Handshake for Our Assessment Process. We identify potential candidates from a multitude of sources, including job portals and leveraging our extensive network and databases. This grants us access to a pool of talented individuals seeking their next career move, ensuring 100% compliance and saving you valuable time and resources."

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Candour Talent Recruitment Agency - About Us Page. Our Tried and Tested Process Icon of a Clipboard with a Tick for Sourcing. Each candidate is qualified to the highest possible standard for the role, with consideration for organizational culture. We collaborate closely with each client to gain a comprehensive understanding of their requirements, ensuring all candidates are meticulously screened to meet their specific needs.

​Fulfilment

We understand the need for high quality talent and a transparent hiring process. We endeavour to make the candidate journey work in harmony with your business and to make the recruiting and hiring process as smooth as possible.

​​Assessment

We identify potential candidates from a multitude of sources, including job portals and using our own connections and databases, giving us access to a pool of talented individuals looking for their next career move, ensuring 100% compliance and saving you time and money.

Sourcing

We establish a deep understanding of our client’s requirements, by partnering to be seen as an extension of their organisation. All candidates are assessed in line with the clients criteria to deliver the best results.

​Screening

Each candidate is qualified to the highest possible standard for the role, and with view of organisational culture. We work with each client to gain a full understanding of the requirements to ensure all candidates are screened to meet their needs.

Receptionist/Administrator

Temporary
Cambridge
11 - 12
Tricia Scott

Building Surveyor

Temporary
Ebbw Vale
34000 - 38000
Tricia Scott

Production Operator

Temporary
Hengoed
11 - 11

Production Foreman

Permanent
Bridgend
30000 - 30000

Warehouse Person

Permanent
Bridgend
24000 - 24336
Tricia Scott

Purchasing Manager

Permanent
Tredegar
42000 - 48000
Tricia Scott

Maintenance Engineer/Fitter

Permanent
Ebbw Vale
0 - 0

Production Operative

Temporary
Ebbw Vale
11 - 12

Catering Assistant

Temporary
Ebbw Vale
11 - 11
Scott Smith

Payroll Administrator

Temporary
Tredegar
26000 - 29000
Hollie Wilding-Hughes

HGV Class 2 Jetvac Tanker Driver Operator

Temporary
Kent
16 - 19
Deborah Caldwell

Recycling Operative

Temporary
Bridgend
11 - 11
Chrissy Macdonald

Warehouse Delivery Driver

Permanent
Cwmbran
25000 - 25000
Deborah Caldwell

Maintenance / Handyperson

Temporary
Swansea
11 - 11
Adam Nicklin

Recruitment Consultant

Permanent
Blackwood
23200 - 25000
Scott Smith

Fitter/Assembler

Temporary
Bridgend
11 - 11
Tricia Scott

Recruitment Consultant

Permanent
Ebbw Vale
23 - 25000
Tricia Scott

Mechanical Technician

Permanent
Pencoed
0 - 0
Hollie Wilding-Hughes

Senior NPD Technologist

Permanent
Merthyr Tydfil
0 - 0
Hollie Wilding-Hughes

Welder/Fabricator

Permanent
Ebbw Vale
31 - 32
Hollie Wilding-Hughes

Machine Shop - Fitter/Tuner

Permanent
Ebbw Vale
31000 - 32000
Hollie Wilding-Hughes

HGV Fitter

Temporary
Ebbw Vale
0 - 0
Hollie Wilding-Hughes

CPM Engineering Technician

Permanent
Merthyr Tydfil
0 - 0
Hollie Wilding-Hughes

Production Repair Technician

Permanent
Pencoed
0 - 0
Hollie Wilding-Hughes

Sales Manager

Permanent
Bristol
45000 - 50000
Scott Smith

Customer Service Advisor

Permanent
Caerphilly
26000 - 26000
Scott Smith

Project Engineering Manager

Permanent
Bridgend
45000 - 60000
Scott Smith

CNC Miller / Turner

Permanent
Port Talbot
29000 - 32000
Scott Smith

HR Advisor

Permanent
Blaenavon
28000 - 30000
Scott Smith

Project Engineer

Permanent
Blackwood
30000 - 33000
Scott Smith

Estimator

Permanent
Caerphilly
28000 - 32000
Scott Smith

Buyer

Permanent
Blackwood
28000 - 40000
Scott Smith

Press Brake Operator

Temporary
Caerphilly
11 - 15
Scott Smith

Fabricator Welder

Temporary
Caerphilly
10 - 14
Scott Smith

Production Operator

Temporary
Blackwood
11 - 12
Scott Smith

Machine Operator

Temporary
Blackwood
11 - 12
Scott Smith

CNC Operator

Permanent
Port Talbot
29000 - 32000
Scott Smith

CNC Programmer

Permanent
Port Talbot
29000 - 32000
Scott Smith

Financial Administrator

Permanent
Monmouth
25000 - 29000
Adam Nicklin

Injection Mould Technician / Production (Injection Moulding)

Permanent
Bridgend
30000 - 38000
Chrissy Macdonald

Packer

Temporary
Blackwood
12 - 12
Scott Smith

Quality Control Operator

Permanent
Cardiff
12 - 13
Adam Nicklin

Junior Site Support

Permanent
Cardiff
0 - 0
Adam Nicklin

Project Coordinator

Permanent
Cardiff
0 - 0
Adam Nicklin

Maintenance Technician

Permanent
Tredegar
34000 - 35000
Adam Nicklin

FM Estimator

Permanent
Ebbw Vale
30000 - 300010
Adam Nicklin

Multiskilled Engineer

Permanent
Merthyr Tydfil
38500 - 38500
Adam Nicklin

Sales Estimator

Permanent
Cardiff
26000 - 28000
Adam Nicklin

Online Marketing Executive

Temporary
Swansea
24000 - 25000
Adam Nicklin

Hygiene Operator

Permanent
Merthyr Tydfil
0 - 0
Adam Nicklin

Machine Operators

Permanent
Merthyr Tydfil
11 - 11
Adam Nicklin

Process Operator

Permanent
Merthyr Tydfil
11 - 11
Adam Nicklin

Architectural Metalwork Fabricator Welder

Permanent
Cardiff
15 - 15
Kyle Smith

Warehouse Operator

Permanent
Newport
11 - 11
Kyle Smith

Charge Hand

Temporary
Bridgend
12 - 12
Chrissy Macdonald

Site Operative

Permanent
Newport
12 - 12
Kyle Smith

Senior Manufacturing Engineer

Permanent
Cardiff
40000 - 45000
Tricia Scott

Senior NPD Technologist

Permanent
Merthyr Tydfil
0 - 0
Hollie Wilding-Hughes

Finance & Payroll Assistant

Permanent
Ebbw Vale
0 - 0
Tricia Scott

Tradesperson / Electrician

Temporary
Caerphilly
17 - 17
Scott Smith

Business Services Trainee

Permanent
Newport
11 - 11
Kyle Smith

Wood CNC Machinist

Permanent
Newport
11 - 11
Kyle Smith

General Assistant

Permanent
Cwmbran
11 - 11
Ellis Jones

Fitter/Tester

Permanent
Newport
12 - 13
Kyle Smith

Pest Control Technician/Trainee Technician

Permanent
Bristol
20000 - 25000
Kyle Smith

Business Development Executive

Permanent
Newport
30000 - 35000
Kyle Smith

Multiskilled Engineer (electrical bias)

Permanent
Cardiff
38000 - 42000
Kyle Smith

Mechanical Fitter

Permanent
Newport
37000 - 37000
Kyle Smith

Audit & Accounts Manager

Permanent
Newport
40000 - 60000
Kyle Smith

HGV Fitter

Contract
Newport
16 - 18
Kyle Smith

Production Operative

Temporary
Blackwood
10 - 10
Scott Smith

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