Rachel Fox - Director


In the very early years whilst at University I funded my course by working within numerous positions - selling programs at Kettering Football Club, and bringing luck to Kettering by working on the lottery counter in the local supermarket, working in a petrol station and pursuing an apprenticeship in the Photographic department of the Evening Telegraph! (My plan to be the next Anne Leibovitz did not work out!). My first full-time position and a taste of the sales industry - Selling Classical Sheet Music at Oxford University Press.

Professional Career:

I started my professional career in recruitment at an IT consultancy based in Milton Keynes. A few years later I was invited to head up the resource management team at media giant Bertelsmann AG in London, recruiting IT personnel for UK and Ireland Bertelsmann owned companies (Freemantle Media, BMG Records, Sonopress and Random House). In 2001, after gaining both resource management and recruitment experience, I returned to Northamptonshire to set up a recruitment business that would use this knowledge and offer more......Friendly People Recruitment Ltd was born! One part of my career I am very proud of is being voted one of Recruiter Magazines “top 20 Billers in the UK” in 2005 and in 2010 opened the doors to the new generation of recruitment high street branches in the lovely market town of Rothwell, Northamptonshire – The Recruitment Bar! My vision is clear in terms of the direction for the business and our consultants know what level of service we need to provide to achieve this - candidates and clients require the best service, and that is the only level I will accept for them. A jobseeker needs a consultant that will assist them in finding work, that will coach them through the process and provide them with just enough advice to perform to the best of their ability. Our clients need support to ensure that the personnel they recruit will assist them to grow their business and add value" Rachel Fox, 2017.

Professional Profile:

BA Business Studies / MCIPD

Just for Fun:

Travelling – anywhere hot will do!, running, snowboarding – not so hot, but fun! Eating out and enjoying the company of my friends and family.

If you are looking for that next career move or the first step on the ladder to a great career, we work with some amazing local companies, give us a call or send your CV over to me:

01536 711 340

[email protected]

I look forward to hearing from you!

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Tania Dainty

Associate Account Director

Tania Dainty

Associate Account Director

The Recruitment Bar have suggested suitable jobs around my expertise where I could best flourish in my career, and despite my social anxieties they have been a pleasure to communicate with. Thank you for our extravagant Christmas presents (they made the people from other agencies quite jealous)! A friend of mine argues that recruitment agencies are 'scams', however as someone who has been with The Recruitment Bar with only positive experiences, I can confidently assure them that this is simply not the case. I am very thankful for Tania's and Rachel's time and efforts, and for being flexible when I would change my mind last minute for jobs they had found me. I recommend them highly - Thank you so much!

Abigail - February 2024 ,

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