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CLIENT TESTIMONIALS

CULT BEAUTY, HEAD OF HUMAN RESOURCES

I have known and worked with the team at Mode for years. Their combined experience within the luxury and retail space means they are one of the best-placed agencies to source the perfect person for the role! With an extensive network and global reach, they consistently deliver high-caliber candidates. Mode truly understands our brand, our values and always finds the best person who will thrive and succeed in their new role!

VIA OUTLETS, HUMAN RESOURCES DIRECTOR

Partnering with Mode Search has been a seamless process with all of the roles that I have asked for support with. Helen has provided a true partnership approach to the search at every step of the process. Helen has a tremendous can-do attitude and positive style which greatly helps in any search process, and despite the complexity of the search and the challenge we ask of her, she is very keen to go for it and delivers every time! Mode Search has successfully supported VIA Outlets with roles such as Head of Brand Marketing, Interim HR Director, and HR Business Partner. I would highly recommend working with Helen and the Mode Search team for a European search. 

TOM DIXON STUDIO, GLOBAL HUMAN RESOURCES DIRECTOR

Mode Search has helped secure two incredibly successful senior hires at Tom Dixon Studio including a Chief Digital Officer & Head of Retail. They  truly understand our business and the candidate profiles we look for. I have found the team  to always be professional, they can provide quality candidates and work at pace when required. I wouldn’t hesitate to recommend working with Mode Search – they have been a pleasure to recruit with.

TIFFANY & CO, VICE PRESIDENT HUMAN RESOURCES EMEA

Mode Search is the first agency I would approach for senior and executive vacancies across my region. It’s rare to find an agency that is as open and honest in their communication and truly understands our requirements. I always feel confident in their ability to deliver outstanding talent, even when faced with a challenging brief. Their network is second to none and their candidate reach is global. Incredibly professional and easy to work with; Mode Search are a strong external recruitment partner and a valuable extension of our own brand for challenging briefs.

SELF-PORTRAIT STUDIO, BRAND DIRECTOR

Mode Search has supported us with a number of management and senior hires at Self -Portrait Studio including a new team build for our wholesale EMEA region and staff within retail management.  They have a deep understanding of our business and the candidate profiles we look for and have a modern and efficient approach to search and recruitment. They can provide high quality candidates and work at pace when required.  Their knowledge across the luxury and retail sector is excellent and combined with their expertise across retail, wholesale and e commerce I wouldn’t hesitate to recommend them.

MULBERRY, GLOBAL COMMERCIAL DIRECTOR

“Mode Search combined our search needs, whilst considering the cultural fit of the candidates within our organisation.  This proved to be highly effective in shortlisting relevant candidates with the right back ground and foundation to be successful in their role. The senior placement continues to deliver to a high standard instilling the core values of our business across all of their teams. The team at mode were a pleasure to work with.  I look forward to partnering on future searches”.

IKKS, GLOBAL MANAGING DIRECTOR

“I had the possibility to work with Mode Search several times over the last few years. Their extensive knowledge of the Luxury – Premium market across Europe and other areas of the World, is a strong asset. Mode can also bring expertise in a omni-channel environment, ranging from Retail, to Wholesale and E-commerce. They have a strong network enables partners to move forward knowing that they’ll find the right fit for every role they recruit for. I can recommend Mode Search fully and trust that they can deliver what is demanded”

CANDIDATE TESTIMONIALS

GEOFFREY O WILLIAMS
GLOBAL HEAD OF DIVERSITY, EQUITY & INCLUSION, DR MARTENS, LONDON

I worked with Helen as I looked to take my Culture, Diversity, Equality, and Inclusion leadership expertise to a different sector. Helen brought the organisation she connected me with to life and enabled me to learn about the culture before I even spoke to the team. I was able to see where my values aligned with the business objectives and goals. Helen kept me up to date with the process, and I felt in some instances, made things move along at a steady pace. Helen's style is one of listening to you, the candidate, and the client and bringing everyone into a space to understand what is needed beyond what was written in the job spec, which for me was very refreshing and beneficial. I am thankful for her guidance in connecting me to Dr. Martens to be their new Global Head of DE&I. 

ZOE TSILIGIANNIS
HEAD OF CRM, CULT BEAUTY, LONDON

Stacey helped to place me Cult Beauty and was a pleasure to work with. She was able to give me expert guidance throughout the interview process and was professional and always available if I needed her. As a result, I was successful in acquiring the position and am very thankful to her and Mode for their support.

BEHJAT JETHA
ECOMMERCE MANAGER US, GANNI, NEW YORK HQ

Right from the start, my experience working with Helen was seamless! Throughout the process she constantly stayed in touch, providing me with daily updates and made me feel at ease with her personal approach. She was well informed about the company she was recruiting for, and she ensured it was the right company fit for me as a candidate. It’s clear to see she takes the time to understand both parties. Again super helpful, would highly recommend!

OLIVIER VAN VEEN
GLOBAL BRAND MARKETING DIRECTOR VIA OUTLETS AMSTERDAM HQ

I worked with Helen in regards to my placement with VIA Outlets, as Brand Marketing Director. From the initial phone call till signing the contract, I have experienced the entire process as professional, but also very personal. Helen has been very quick and accurate when it came to questions or open ends from my side during the interviews. Switching jobs in times of COVID is not the easiest decision to which I needed some time to reflect and think things over. Over the course of a few months, I had many conversations with Helen in which she really helped me to get things straight. I really felt Helen wanted the best for me, which is not always that common with Headhunters. Really loved working with Helen! 

KATE BRINDLEY
GLOBAL MARKETING AND COMMUNICATIONS DIRECTOR, AGENT PROVOCATEUR, LONDON

Stacey is a breath of fresh air! She’s an engaged, supportive, smart, competent recruiter who takes a client-first approach and really spends time with you as the candidate doing as much due diligence as she can so you breeze through the meetings and interviews she sets up for you. I recommend her highly and hope to work with her again in the future.

JOANNA MAHER
GLOBAL SALES & EDUCATION DIRECTOR, ZELENS SKINCARE, LONDON

 Helen has an extremely professional approach to her work and went over and above to support me in finding the right opportunity. From a candidate perspective, Helen was approachable, available, and communicative throughout the whole process. Helen is very passionate about what she does and always has the candidate's and business's best interest at heart. I love that Helen truly matches the right people to the right roles and businesses and offers support to both parties throughout. I would highly recommend Helen to both candidates looking for their next big move as well as businesses that need the help of a well-connected expert to bring talent to their company. Thank you again, Helen! 

MODE SEARCH LTD 2021   No. 10889892