Gloucestershire recruitment company launches new service for firms looking to fill senior roles

After two years of economic uncertainty, the jobs market remains challenging, but Gloucestershire recruitment firm Hooray has good news for businesses looking to fill key positions in 2022.

By Andrew Merrell  |  Published
Richard Arthur of Hooray is heading up a new division at the recruitment business, specialising in finding the right staff for difficult-to-fill senior positions.
Richard Arthur of Hooray is heading up a new division at the recruitment business, specialising in finding the right staff for difficult-to-fill senior positions.

Filling senior positions continues to be a struggle for companies all over the UK, but there are early signs that the jobs market is starting to change, according to recruitment experts Hooray.

The Cheltenham-headquartered ethical employment firm believes the change — due to our annual new year restlessness, the changing rules and attitudes to Covid and economic necessity — brings opportunity.

And to ensure firms and individuals can seize those opportunities it has launched a new division specialising in matching the right people to senior roles, headed by founding partner Richard Arthur.

‘It is perhaps too early yet to start properly advising firms on how the jobs market will be in 2022, but we are already seeing more movement than in 2021,’ said Arthur.

‘There is always a mindset at the start of a year of ‘new year, new job, new me’, and we wanted to make sure we were ready for that too.

‘But it is no longer good enough to just post a job advert. A totally different skillset is required when you are looking for the head of a department or a business leader.’

Ian Moriarty, a partner at the 16-strong Cheltenham business, added: ‘We are already embedded here in Gloucestershire and the region, know many businesses very well, know the market and we know many of the roles and people involved.

‘So, we are well-placed to speak to both sides and help make those connections at a senior level.’

Hooray is already partnered with several high-profile organisations to source niche and senior level roles – and has expertise in sectors including professional services, tech and engineering, healthcare and education and fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG).


By Andrew Merrell


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