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London, England (UK)
51 to 200 employees
2007
Company - Private
Staffing & Outsourcing
$100 to $500 million (AUD) per year
Unknown
La Fosse Associates is a full service, values based technology, digital, and change recruiter. We work at all levels from the board down, on a permanent, contract, interim and executive search basis. We are employee-owned. Everyone in our team has a slice of the equity and this ... Read more

Mission: We believe that treating people well is not just the right thing to do, it’s a better way to do business. When it comes down to it, our people are our business. So we give them a stake in it: we are giving them 40% of the equity in the company. This ... Read more

La Fosse Associates Reviews

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    I have been working at La Fosse Associates full-time

    Pros

    As soon as I joined LaFosse they have made me feel at home. I cannot stress how hard it is to find a recruitment company which values its staff above all else. This company gives you the opportunity to work on your own accord so you get out what you put in. Plus there is a company meeting every Friday with drinks to talk about the highlights of the week. You will not find a company like this within city!

    Cons

    Long hours; but working within recruitment that is expected, otherwise recruitment is not the career for you.

    Advice to Management

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La Fosse Associates Interviews

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    Associate Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in London, England (UK)
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    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 3 weeks. I interviewed at La Fosse Associates (London, England (UK)) in June 2018.

    Interview

    Message on LinkedIn from recruiter regarding internal role. Head of new division called and said following initial phone conversation that we should meet up to 'chat' in a Members Club in Shoreditch. Then a mock client meeting with a staff member at La Fosse as the client in which my role was to take notes and then write up a report following the meeting to feedback in presentation style.

    As I was headhunted for this role and did not directly apply for the role, I was a bit apprehensive and sceptical about whether I was just a number etc, so it was good to keep a flexible mindset. I also found the casual style in which I was headhunted a bit frustrating at times, e.g. when told I wasn't "being myself" even though he had just met me quite early on in the conversation. I was also a bit surprised at the casualness of language in the emails e.g. "end of next week is crap" and also in communication in general - saying "I am here at all times to help" but when asking any questions, I twice got a blank email in response, making things a bit harder to prepare for and not actually helping at all times in anyway. As a result I felt unprepared and sadly it didn't give me a good impression, even though I wanted to see the company in the good light that its rep suggests. As I was the only external candidate and there were 9 other internal candidates, it crossed my mind that they perhaps already had internal candidates in mind so perhaps I did not matter. All in all, not a terrible experience but not a good one either.

    Interview Questions

    • What are you up to at the moment? How did you get into that?   1 Answer
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La Fosse Associates Awards & Accolades

  • 100 Best Small Companies to Work For, The Sunday Times (UK), 2014
  • 100 Best Small Companies to Work For, The Sunday Times (UK), 2015
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