Bernadette Marques trades as BM Recruitment. Her career in recruitment spans 34 years and incorporates holding the position of Human Resources Manager with an international accounting practice in her earlier career. She spent 27 years with the largest privately owned recruitment company in South Africa prior to operating independently.With her extensive broad-based experience, both in management and as a recruitment specialist, she is equipped to deal across the board, up to senior management level. It is not about “throwing CV’s” for her, it is about developing personal relationships with her clients and from initial stages striving to acquire an in-depth understanding of her client companies and their needs to provide a professional, quality service and the submission of relevant CV’s.Bernadette is known for her transparency, high level of integrity and ethical standards.She understands that finding the right client entails more than just fulfilling skills requirements. Therefore approaches each vacancy as a truly consultative partnership. She takes the same approach when working with candidates and recognises that each person’s job search and needs are different. To make a successful match-up, she expands her criteria to include not only skills but also personality and culture fit. She successfully recruits and selects suitable candidates for every job specification by means of thorough, in-depth knowledge of her clients’ needs and culture, as well as her candidates’ skills and previous work experience.All Bernadette’s candidates are interviewed with high attention to detail, and reference checks are recorded verbatim and included in the curriculum vitae. On request further checks such as credit, criminal and qualifications can be conducted, with credit and criminal checks automatically conducted prior to offer stage on all financially orientated candidates.