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Hawkwood specialise in placing People & Talent professionals in to Technology, Media & Creative brands on a permanent, interim and freelance basis.
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There are many wonderful job titles within HR these days but to keep things simple, roles we handle include:

Human Resources

Chief People Officer
Head of People
People Partner
People Advisor
People Assistant

Talent Acquisition

Head of Talent
Talent Manager
Talent Advisor
Talent Partner
Talent Coordinator

Learning & Development

Head of L&D
L&D Business Partner
L&D Manager
L&D Advisor
L&D Coordinator



Our client base ranges from early-stage technology start-ups right through to larger household names. Our primary focus is London but we do occasionally support vacancies in other cities in the UK or further afield!
We’re very niche and spend our days networking within this small space to make sure we have access to the best talent. Our reputation is all we have, so we make a real point of investing in good service and nurturing long-standing relationships.
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Our Products


The placement of permanent or fixed-term contract HR & Talent professionals on a fee-on-success basis


Flexible Freelance HR & Talent Consultancy billed on a fortnightly basis


A dedicated market-mapping campaign followed by multiple rounds of tailored screening

A quick word for


We love entrepreneurship and relish the chance to help start-ups make their first HR or Talent hire.
Often Founders can benefit from some input on the job description and salary, and we’re only too happy to offer any insights that we can. With this in mind, even if you are only in the exploratory stage, please do get in touch.
Navigating your first HR/People hire can be tricky as there is a lot to consider. To help, we’ve prepared a detailed step-by-step guide that you can download for free using the link below:
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We also offer flexible HR & Talent Consultancy services which many start-ups have benefited from ahead of making their first senior HR or Talent hire.
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