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Richard Wheeler Associates

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Richard Wheeler Associates is an expert and envyingly well-connected IT Search & Selection Consultancy.

With 35+ years of IT recruitment expertise, you can trust Richard Wheeler Associates to understand your career / hiring goals and work with integrity to help you secure the best possible outcome.

You’ll benefit from a focus on quality: we partner with award winning technology-led companies to recruit highly skilled, specialist people who will make a real, quantifiable difference.

Employers enjoy considerable competitive advantage through our authoritative industry knowledge, matchless network of contacts and compelling commitment to client satisfaction. Moreover, our approach is one which is refreshingly personal, ethical and transparent.

RWA is listed in the Entrepreneur Handbook as one of the top 15 recruitment agencies in the UK & London.

Watch our short film or view Our Recruitment Process to find out more about how we work.

Richard Wheeler

Richard Wheeler is a leading IT recruiter with more than 35 years’ experience. He knows how to identify excellent hires, how to sell the benefits of working for a tech company and how to talk to other humans. Crucially, he also knows the industry inside out.

Since 1987 Richard has partnered with pioneering tech startups, helping them grow from the ground up; companies such as Content Technologies (Clearswift), McAfee, Superscape (Glu), PassivSystems, Octel Communications, Diffblue, Intelligent Environments, Insignia Solutions, Osirium. Together with much larger businesses, including Avaya, Oracle, Sun Microsystems, BT.

Representing this calibre of employer has led RWA to be the natural home for exceptional engineers.

Q: If there was one rule [the ‘key’] which RWA sticks to come-what-may, what would that be? 
A: The process of putting myself in the employers’ shoes: does this candidate / shortlist meet 100% who we are looking to identify? Each time this assessment is made as if RWA were the employer. Pure and simple