If you are fresh out of university, suddenly the world seems very real. Finding a job to support yourself is first priority, but it is also a very difficult task. So we have found some of the best graduate recruitment agencies in Birmingham.

1.     Robert Half

Address: Colmore Building, 20 Colmore Circus, Queensway, Birmingham, B4 6AT

Robert Half are a highly rated national recruitment agency, with a branch in Birmingham. They were founded in 1948 and so have a wealth of experience to help you with. The agency is ‘the world’s leader’ in helping companies hire accounting, finance, banking, technology, marketing and admin employees. They boast an innovative interview process that makes hiring more efficient for everyone involved.

2.     Katie Bard

Address: 3 Mary Ann St, Birmingham B3 1BG

This agency recruits permanent and temporary staff across the Midlands. They focus on roles such as: personal assistants, secretarial, administration, receptionists, office managements and customer service. They also specialise in graduate employment. They use a system called ‘matching dynamics’ where they essentially pair your personality and work ethic with a client of theirs.

3.     Graduate Advantage

Address: Aston St, Birmingham, Birmingham, B4 7ET

Partnered with Aston University, Birmingham City University, Newman University and Higher Level Skills Match, Graduate Advantage are a recruitment agency focused solely on helping graduates. Over the last 15 years, they have developed into a stand-out company which help businesses to access graduate skills in the West Midlands. They cover most major sectors, and aim to connect you with a small to medium business that will suit your skill range.

4.     Hays Recruitment

Address: 3rd Floor, One Colmore Row, Birmingham, B4 6AJ

With over 20 specialisms, you are guaranteed to find somewhere with Hays. They cover sectors from accountancy to education, and have specialised teams dedicated to public services, not-for-profits and international recruitment. They have a worldwide team of over 6,000 people and are one of the leading recruitment agencies. In the UK, they place a person in a new job every minute.

5.     Zest Education

Address: 206f The Big Peg, 120 Vyse St, Hockley, Birmingham, B18 6JS

If you’re looking to teach, Zest is possibly an avenue for you! They ‘pair small consultancy friendliness with big agency experience’, as their creator has worked in education and recruitment for a long time. So you know that you’re in good hands.

6.     Permanent People

Permanent people is a specialist agency that was launched in 2013. They were started with an aim to improve treatment of clients and candidates by recruitment agencies, through keeping it simple. They specialise in IT, technology, construction, commercial, finance, industrial, technical and engineering. They also offer relocating jobs in locations such as Amsterdam and Berlin.

7.     Aaron Wallis

Address: Watling Court Orbital Plaza, Watling St, Birmingham, WS11 0DQ

Established in 20017, Aaron Wallis boasts a unique service that results in 70% of their business being with repeat clients. They have one of the largest marketing budgets in sales recruitment. They can help you achieve a career in media sales, finance, insurance, retail, pharmaceuticals, engineering, construction, electronic sales, science, print, and IT.

8.     Unitemps

Address: Level Three, Millennium Point, Curzon Street, Birmingham, B4 7XG

Unitemps specialise in fulfilling temporary vacancies, student jobs and internships. As well as their branch in Birmingham they have others in Canterbury, Coventry, Surrey, Leicester, London, Northampton, Nottingham, Staffordshire, Stoke-on-Trent, Manchester, Middlesex, and over in Australia. They are ran by the University of Warwick and are often able to find jobs for candidates the day they apply.

9.     Randstad

Address: 6th Floor, 10 Colmore Row, Birmingham, B3 2QD

At 60 years of service, this agency are well versed in pairing candidates with the perfect client. They have 70 branches in England, Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland. Randstad specialise in: accountancy, construction, property, customer services, education, engineering, financial services, health, IT, marketing, sales and social care.

10. Pareto Law

Address: Branston Court, Branston Street, Birmingham, B18 6BA

If you’ve just graduated from a law degree or conversion course, Pareto Law are a large agency in Birmingham. They began in 1995, and have a mission ‘to empower people and businesses worldwide to unleash their potential’. They offer online and in-person sales training, as well as graduate sales and tech jobs.