Our Services

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Recruitment services

A full range of services to optimise your recruitment

Whether it is a sensitive search for a new leader, accelerating growth, or finding a key team member, Macdonald & Company has the network and global reach to deliver.

As experts in real estate recruitment we are able to advise you on the most effective methodology to fit your brief.

Our Expertise

Executive Search

When you engage Macdonald & Company to conduct an executive search, you gain a partner with a peerless understanding of real estate and the confidence to share risk. We invest resources in detailed research, understanding our clients and in-depth reporting so that you are kept informed throughout the process.

We have delivered some of the most high profile placements in the industry and have guided key industry figures making important steps in their careers. For your most senior or sensitive hires, you can trust that we have the connections and experience to deliver.

Success Based

Access the industry’s largest network of talent for no upfront cost. Our database contains over 300,000 registered real estate professionals. Each month, hundreds of candidates enlist our help to make the next step in their career; often exclusively.

Our success only service gives you access to this talent, a dedicated account manager and the expertise of our team of specialist consultants. We take a detailed brief for each instruction, provide advice on market trends and conduct rigorous searches to deliver fast, accurate results.

The highest calibre candidates and companies trust us because we know our reputation is underpinned by our discretion. Our Consultants adhere to strict confidentiality policies that protect the reputation of both clients and candidates.

Advertised Campaigns

Individually designed recruitment campaigns delivered across digital, social and traditional media. Whether you have several requirements or are looking to put your opportunity in front of the right senior profile, we promote your opportunity to maximise its reach. Our consultant then screens and interviews applicants, introducing you to only the best profiles.

An advertised campaign gives you an integrated approach to recruitment that combines the best of our rigorous research methods, publicity and employer branding

Freelance / Contract Services

We recognise that our clients increasingly require a flexible workforce. We connect you to contract professionals and support staff, who are available for both short and long term contracts, in all disciplines at all levels.

The knowledge we have of our contractors and the relationships we build with them ensures a speedy response to all requirements. Our reputation for quality and professionalism engenders loyalty with our contractors – many of whom have worked exclusively through us for a number of years.

Consultancy Services

In a perennially competitive market for talent, a data driven strategy to hiring and retaining the best people will help you stand out, reduce costs and drive returns. Macdonald & Company offers insightful, down to earth advice on how to make the most of your human capital.

Partnering with Macdonald & Company gives you access to over 25 years of industry data, our leading analytics platform and the experience to consult on your most pressing problems.

We frequently carry out projects to benchmark pay scales, design competitive incentive plans, nurture talent pipelines, improve assessment techniques and improve performance management.

Macdonald & Company undertakes the leading worldwide salary surveys in real estate. Visit the salary survey and report page to find the most recent salaries relevant to your region. Any of our offices will be delighted to discuss any questions you may have.

Talent Advisory

Consulting with Macdonald & Company ensures that you benefit from impartial, level-headed advice. We take the ambitions and aims of all those who consult us seriously, understanding and defining them clearly before undertaking any assignment.

Many employers value the detailed consultancy advice we can offer. This includes salary benchmarking, remuneration analysis and guidance at review. Where new employment is concerned, we will make the process as helpful, stimulating and trouble-free as possible.

Acting for you in the way that suits you and your needs, we will agree an appropriate communication strategy and ensure that every decision and action is based upon expert advice.

Mergers & Acquisitions

With our contacts and position in the industry, Macdonald & Company can provide off-market introductions to Merger & Acquisition opportunities. We have successfully managed M&A projects for various organisations including fast growing SMEs, multi-nationals and overseas companies seeking a foothold in the U.K.

We can also introduce you to independent advisers in areas such as business planning, information technology, appraisal, capital structuring and taxation – providing a total M&A solution.

Strategic Partnerships

Entering into a strategic collaboration with Macdonald & Company leads to better outcomes. We guide you through the process of identifying, attracting and assessing the highest performing talent; on average, when partnering with us, vacancies are filled 36% faster and with a 96% success rate.

Partnership programmes come with enhanced technology, industry-leading candidate assessment, and impactful marketing. Each relationship benefits from a designated director who oversees the design and management of the project to make sure it works for your business.


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