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John O'Brien

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I can help you secure the best talent for your IT, Technical and Office roles.

How long have you worked for Dovetail Recruitment?

Over 30 years. I started the business in June 1989.

What do you enjoy most about your job?

Achieving my dream of Dovetail becoming the best and most successful independent Recruitment company in the Berkshire area.

What is the length of your longest standing client relationship?

20 years plus

What’s your biggest career achievement to date?

The variety and achieving successful outcomes for both customers and candidates by matching the right candidate to the right position.

What do you believe makes Dovetail Recruitment different?

We care and will go the extra mile to achieve a successful recruitment outcome for our customers and candidates.

If you could take 1 item to a desert island, what would it be?

Scarlett Johansson or if that is not politically correct my music favourites playlist!

My top tip for candidates

Use all means at your disposal to get your dream job. Partner with a good quality independent recruitment company with experience in your area, utilise your network of contacts and use social media, LinkedIn and relevant job boards.
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“I wanted to share a message on behalf of all at the Chamber to congratulate you and your team on your continued success and contribution over 30 years to the local community. Leading a company to success as an independent business in the competitive recruitment sector is a huge achievement. You have been an invaluable advocate for TVCC and we are most grateful.”

Paul Britton Chief Executive of Thames Valley Chamber of Commerce TVCC

Sourcing and placing the best talent in
Newbury for over 30 years’