I have applied for a vacancy online, does this mean that my details have been sent to the client?

No, we screen all applications and call suitable applicants to discuss the role and make them aware who the end employer is.

I have applied for a vacancy and I have not been contacted?

We acknowledge all applications via e-mail, if we think that you are suitable for the role then we will contact you to discuss the role within 3 working days. If we have not contacted you by then it could be that we felt you were unsuitable for the role or that we have not received your CV. Please check your email to see if you have received our automated response, which confirms that we have received the CV. If you really think that you are suitable and we have got it wrong then please give us a call and we will explain our decision, CV’s can be very ambiguous and we can make mistakes as well!

Why have you sent me this email/SMS?

  • We have an email address or mobile number of yours on file and thought you might be interested in this position based on the details we have.

Does receiving this email/SMS mean I am suitable for the position?

  • Not always at this point, it’s more of a speculative contact to generate interest in the position.
  • If you are interested reply with an updated CV and we can evaluate the CV against the client criteria. If we don’t think it fits, we will let you know.

Can you tell me the name of the company that is recruiting?

  • Not straight away due to commercial sensitivity, if you are interested let us know, we can then arrange a call and if you pass through the pre-screen we will provide information on the company (unless it’s a fully confidential position).
  • We will not present your CV to any client without your express verbal consent!

The position is far below my salary expectations why did you contact me?

  • We don’t have salary information on file for every candidate. Let us know what salary you are looking for and we can keep this in mind moving forward.

Will my details be sent to the client; if I state I am interested?

  • NO, we never send your CV to any client without an in-depth telephone screening interview.

How can I stop receiving these emails/SMS?

  • EMAIL: You can use the unsubscribe link at the end of the e-mail. NOTE this will mean that you will miss out on potentially interesting job vacancies.
  • SMS: You can reply and ask us to remove your details, just text back “DEL”. NOTE this will mean that you will miss out on potentially interesting job vacancies.

Are these emails/SMSs linked to the live job alerts via the Sigma Recruitment website?

Your response options

  1. Not interested in this job, but happy for us to keep in touch please reply via email or SMS with “NI”.
  2. No longer considering any new positions, but happy for us to keep in touch reply with “NL”.
  3. No longer looking and would like us to delete your details (you will miss out on hearing about any new jobs), reply with “DL”.
  4. If we don’t hear from you we will store your details and contact you regarding other jobs inline with our privacy policy.

You can also email us at [email protected] or call us on 02920 450100. If you don’t want us to retain your details we will delete them immediately.

How did you get my contact details?

We would have picked them up via one of the following:-

  1. An application that you made via one of the job boards we use for example CV Library, Totaljobs, Monster, JobsInWales, Indeed, Jobsite, Reed or an application/registration via the Sigma Recruitment agency website.
  2. You may have emailed your CV to us.
  3. We could have picked your CV up via the external database of one of the following job boards CV Library, Totaljobs, Monster, JobsInWales, Indeed, Jobsite or Reed.
  4. You could have signed up for the live jobs alerts on our website.

NOTE you would have received a “welcome email” when we collected your details and you would have been given the option to op out. You can also opt out at any time by emailing [email protected] or calling us on 02920 450100. If you don’t want us to retain your details we will delete them immediately.

Should I be concerned that Sigma Recruitment has my contact details on file?

  • NO, we take our IT security very seriously. We have robust systems in place to prevent both external and internal threats to the data we hold falling into the wrong hands.  We will never sell your data to any third party.
  • We will NOT send your details or CV to anyone without your express consent.
  • Of course, if you wish us to remove your details, please let us know by emailing [email protected] and we will do so.

Privacy Policy – for more details on how we handle your data please see our privacy policy

I have sent a copy of my CV to Sigma and I can see some vacancies on your website that I think I am suitable for. Why have you not called me?

This could be for any number of reasons, sometimes clients are specific about industry sector experience, for example they might have told us that they only want to see candidates with automotive industry experience. It could also be that based on the information that we hold on you we don’t think that you would be interested for example, if you told us that you were looking for a minimum of £25K and the vacancy is paying £22K. If in doubt then please call and we can double check.

I have been put forward for a job vcancy by Sigma Recruitment and want to apply for another job vacancy through Sigma Recruitment, is this possible?

YES, you can apply and be put forward for as many roles as we deem you suitable for. If you get an offer from more than one client the decision will be yours as to which one you accept.

Will Sigma Recruitment send my CV to clients without contacting me?

NO, we will never do this, we only present your details to a client after we have spoken to you about the vacancy, the company and received your permission to do so.

What are the benefits of registering with Sigma Recruitment?

Sigma Recruitment is a reputable recruitment agency with many years experience in the sectors that we cover. We have in-depth market knowledge and will therefore be aware of many vacancies that are not advertised in the press or through other agencies. We also manage your application and will liaise with the client on your behalf. Sigma Recruitment can also give CV feedback, interview advice and negotiate salaries at offer stage.

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