If you are looking for a doorway into your chosen career after graduating, but aren’t sure how to find one, a recruitment agency is a good bet. These are 10 useful graduate recruitment agencies in Edinburgh.

1. Hyper Recruitment Solutions

Address: 3rd Floor, Crown House, 151 High Road, Loughton, IG10 4LF

Hyper Recruitment specialises in the scientific sector and offer graduate support and recruitment advice. Founded by Ricky Martin and Lord Alan Sugar, the agency has a font of knowledge regarding scientific recruitment and are passionate about what they do.

2. HRC recruitment

Address: 3rd Floor, 1 Lochrin Square, 92 Fountainbridge, EH3 9QA

HRC opened in 1995 and has since been building a reputation through successes in its Edinburgh, Glasgow and Dundee offices. They offer a comprehensive range of recruitment advice and support. Their website claims that they offer services on a ‘wide range of sectors’

3. Reruit.work

Local to Edinburgh, Recruit.work holds a database with over 1,500 talented people from a wide range of sectors looking to start their dream job. They advocate for fair recruitment and understand the frustrations people may have at recruiters, and so they aim to help people through the process.

4. GCB recruitment

GCB claim to be able to ‘bridge the gap’ between companies and candidates in the property and finance sectors. They brag extensive knowledge on the qualities required to flourish in the sectors at hand! Using a region and sector-specific approach unique to them, they assign each candidate a single point of contact to manage your pathway through the process.

5. Advocate Group

Whilst the nearest physical branch is Manchester or Liverpool, Advocate Group are accessible online and offer roles in Edinburgh. They also offer search and selection, executive search, contract recruitment, succession planning and project recruitment. Their featured industries are consumer durables, manufacturing, fashion, media and engineering, and their staff are all experts in the sectors.

6. ATS recruitment

ATS Recruitment is part of Air Technical Solutions and is a leading provider of professionals in construction, engineering, utilities and process industries. They focus on understanding the needs of clients, candidates and the sector within which they work to ensure that each placement is successful in the long run.

7. Michael Page

Whilst they don’t have a physical office in Edinburgh, Michael Page recruit permanent, temporary, contract and interim opportunities. Established in the 1970s and now have a global office network. They work in the banking, legal, life sciences, consultancy, fashion, finance, housing, human resources, legal, oil and gas sectors.

8. Ranstad

Address: 2nd Floor, 14 King Street, Leeds, LS1 2HL

Randstad Edinburgh is part of a leading agency, and this branch works in the social care, nursing and residential care. They work both in the private and public areas within that sector and have a variety of jobs available in Scotland. They can help you look for temporary or longer-term jobs in this sector.

9. Jarvis King

Address: 1st Floor, 101 George Street, Edinburgh, EH2 3ES

Another group of experts in construction and engineering, scientific and technical sectors. They have been working in this sector for 2 decades. They pride themselves on employees from the sector within which they work. They work across the country and can even help you get work abroad too.

10. Application recruitment

Address: Atholl Place, Edinburgh, EH3 8HP

Application recruitment work to appoint people roles in finance, business, operations, analysis, SQL development and property management, as well as many other jobs in other sectors. They are a boutique recruitment agency and offer a wide range of targeted consultancy and recruitment.

Whilst not all of these agencies have physical offices in your city, they are all accessible through telephone or email, which you can find on their respective websites. Happy hunting!