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Contract Recruitment,
Made Easy

Whether you need an Interim Executive, Technology contractor or Creative freelancer, Digitalent provides leading contract recruitment services with a difference. Our trusted approach matches the world’s leading tech and creative contractors with market-leading businesses and organisations. Don't let the absence of personnel affect your ability to deliver projects on time and within budget.

Our Contract Recruitment Process

Looking for a contractor? A talented individual for a good time rather than a long time? The right one is hard to find quickly… unless you follow our proven formula.

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Step 1: Discovery

Share the contract role details, requirements and criteria with us. We’ll survey the talent pool and provide our expert advice.

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Step 2: Engagement

We’ll get to work and immediately reach out to our up to date network of highly skilled and experienced contractors.

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Step 3: Interview

We’ll set up first stage interviews with interested parties - and we’ll even conduct them if you like, to save your time.

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Step 4: Placement

Once you’ve chosen a preferred contractor, we’ll help get everything signed, sealed and sorted including the contract paperwork and  giving everyone access to our contractor online timesheet portal.

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Step 5: Aftercare

We’ll keep in touch with you and the contractor after they start your assignment to make sure everything’s going swimmingly  throughout the entire contract duration.

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Step 6: Contractor Management

We manage everything related to the contractor including compliance, timesheets and payroll to save you time and money.

What Our Clients Say

Recruiting contractors can be notoriously difficult, but we reckon we’ve cracked it. Don’t just take our word for it! Here’s what our clients say.

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Our Recent Contract Placements

We’re vertical specialists, helping businesses find and hire the best talent in their fields. Specialising in all roles commonly found in cross functional agile scrum teams, some of the job titles we have placed contractors into recently include:

Tech Roles

  • Staff Engineer
  • Lead Engineer
  • Senior Engineer
  • Frontend Developer
  • Solutions Architect
  • Full Stack Engineer
  • DevOps Engineer
  • Product Manager
  • Scrum Master
  • Business Analyst

Creative Roles

  • Head of Creative
  • Head of User Experience
  • Customer Experience (CX) Consultant
  • Customer Experience (CX) Designer
  • User Experience (UX) Designer
  • User Interface (UI) Designer
  • User Experience (UX) Lead
  • Service Designer
  • Product Designer
  • Graphic Designer
“Quick, on brief, no rubbish. The perfect partner in an ever changing, growing recruitment space.”

Grant Maskell
Founder - Yuza Experience

Contract Recruitment FAQS

What is contract recruitment?

Contract recruitment is the process of finding a temporary member of staff for a business or organisation. The chosen candidate will become an external contractor for the business on a contract that expires after a predetermined period. This could be anything from a few weeks to several months or longer.

What’s the difference between permanent and contract recruitment?

Whereas contract roles last for only the duration of the contract, permanent employees work on contracts with no fixed end date. This provides more long-term job security for the permanent employee. When it comes to recruiting for these different types of contracts, the processes are similar, but with differences in negotiation around contract length (relevant only for contractors) and pay (contract workers usually charge a day rate, whereas permanent employees are paid normally with an annual salary package.

What does a contract job type mean?

A contract job is one that may be seen as temporary or semi-permanent. The contract expires after a given time period, at which point the contractor then leaves the business. In some cases, the hiring business may offer another contract or contract extension, or even a permanent position.

What does a contract recruitment agency do?

A contract recruitment agency helps businesses to find and hire contractors to fill their contract vacancies. Often, recruitment agencies have a wide network of contractors, and can help businesses fill roles more quickly and efficiently.

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