Our Search and Selection Services
We operate with the utmost professionalism, discretion, integrity, honesty and ethics at all times.
Our recruitment approach includes:
Network and Search
We network confidentially to search for candidates whom we believe will closely match your requirements. Once identified, these candidates will be interviewed by us and if appropriate selected for the short-list presentation.
We routinely conduct 1 to 1 competency-based interviews using behavioural interview techniques and provide our clients with a full interview report to accompany the candidate’s CV.
We review our own confidential database to identify individuals whose background, experience and personality closely match your requirements. We then conduct initial interviews and make a selection for the short-list presentation to you. Our database is constantly refreshed with new candidates whom we have personally met and interviewed.
We can design and run Assessment Centres to test candidates on a range of work-related activities individually and in groups, and benchmark internal candidates against external applicants.
We use LinkedIn and Facebook to extend our networking activity and reach the widest possible audience, ensuring that our candidate database is current, relevant, and constantly refreshed.
We can carry out psychometric testing on candidates if requested and provide our clients with a full report which gives an invaluable insight into personality attributes, aptitudes and abilities.
If authorised by you, we will post your vacancy onto our Company website. We are usually ranked No.1 on the main search engines in various ‘direct sales’ categories and are able to generate further interest in vacancies through this channel.
Job Description/Person Specification
From our client’s written or verbal brief we can write a comprehensive Job Description for candidates and will compile a Person Specification detailing the skills, aptitude, knowledge, experience, qualifications and personal qualities necessary to fulfill the job criteria.
Should we not be able to find suitable candidates through our search programme, we will discuss with you the option of advertising the role. We will research and recommend the most appropriate and cost-effective form of advertising to target the right individuals in the shortest possible timescale.
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Pam Anthony is a founding Director of PAN European Solutions – a Specialist European Consultancy for Direct Selling.
The Company was established in 2012 to:
• Take businesses into the Direct Sales market
• Consolidate and/or develop Direct Sales businesses in the UK, Europe or further afield
• Diversify or expand businesses internationally
• Develop another route to market
Pam is part of a multi-disciplinary team of Direct Sales experts with unrivalled European experience and local market intelligence. Between them, they can advise on every aspect of a direct selling business and they customise their consultancy in line with the client’s requirements.
For further information, please visit PAN European Solutions
HR Specialist, Stampin’ Up! – March 2021
“Pam succeeded in filling a very special position in the direct sales industry in our European headquarter in Frankfurt which other recruitment agencies in Germany were not able to help us with. She presented several suited candidates which she had screened thoroughly. Communication was always prompt and friendly. I can highly recommend her recruitment services.”
Senior Human Resources Generalist, Stampin’Up! – September 2020
“We have partnered with Pam Anthony Recruitment for the past couple of years searching for two key positions in our company. Pam and Sue are professional, thorough, and a delight to work with. They worked to understand our company, culture and values and only presented qualified, solid candidates that met our criteria. We are an international company operating in nine countries across the globe, 5 of those countries are in the European. This team knows the direct sales industry well and they network and collaborate with employers and candidates across European Union. Our success came from partnering with Pam and Sue and we will definitely use them again in the future for our recruiting needs. I highly recommend them to any company seeking a knowledgeable, dedicated, collaborative and fun recruitment team work with!”
Director of Sales, Young Living Europe & Russia – August 2020
“Working with Pam was an exciting and highly professional experience. Pam exceeded our expectations in terms of her commitment to finding us the very best candidates and her attention to detail, listening to our exact requirements and going the extra mile to get it right from the outset, was truly impressive. She understands the needs and complexity of our Business and has the right Network to match companies requirements. I would highly recommend Pam and her team to any company looking for specialist treatment in hiring the very best talent available.”
Head of Marketing & IT, Aquasource – February 2020
“Working with Pam was a pleasure! Her connections and industry experience meant we found a suitable candidate quickly and with relevant experience (which is extremely hard to find in our industry). The candidate has since become an asset to our business and we will not hesitate to use Pam again!”
Executive Director Sales UK, Avon Cosmetics – Dec 2019
“Delighted to work with Pam Anthony recently in order to secure a superb candidate for a critical senior leadership role. Pam was very actively involved in ensuring that we got across the line and with all parties very happy with the process. I’d be happy to recommend her to anyone else in the industry.”
MD, Temple Spa – October 2019
“PAM ANTHONY are specialists in this fabulous industry that is so frequently misunderstood and badly represented; because of their passion, expertise and network they are excellent at “matchmaking” working on behalf of client and candidate to great success”
Director of Leadership Services Europe, doTERRA – October 2018
“We had the opportunity to use Pam Anthony in our recruiting process as we looked to hire a new Account Manager. Pam was very timely in her responses and always added relevant information in her communication to us as we sought to make a decision. We were able to find a dynamic person who will be a great team member to have. I would highly recommend Pam to those looking for new team members.”
CEO, SheerSense – May 2018
“Working with Pam and the team at Pam Anthony Recruitment was a friendly and professional experience. Pam exceeded our expectations in terms of her commitment to finding us the very best candidates and her attention to detail, listening to our exact requirements and going the extra mile to get it right from the outset, was truly impressive. We would highly recommend Pam and her team to any company looking for specialist treatment in hiring the very best talent available.”
Group Sales Director, Care in Bathing – October 2017
“We have used the professional recruitment services of Pam Anthony for some years. Pam and her team have taken the time to understand our organisation and culture , recommending candidates who fit the job spec with added value skills, which have invariably given us top flight new employees who grow and develop their careers at the company.”
COO, ACN Europe BV – Dec 2016
“Just a quick note to say thank you… and for being such a valued sounding board and recruitment partner throughout 2016.”
National Sales Manager, Care in Bathing – Aug 2016
“Despite a difficult (and often changing!) brief, Pam and Sue stuck with it and found us an ideal candidate who we have now taken on. We will continue to put all our recruitment searches through PA recruitment.”
COO, Jamberry – July 2016
“I worked closely with Pam as we searched for a UK Sales position for our launch in the market earlier this year. We ended up with a great result and not just someone with appropriate experience, but someone that was a great cultural fit. Pam took the time to understand who Jamberry is as a business and what the most important factors are in finding the right leader for our needs. She then tailored her search to bring candidates who fit our need. She was patient, communicated consistently, openly and ultimately proved invaluable in helping us find the right resource on the ground. I will absolutely utilize Pam again when the need arises.”
COO, ACN Europe BV – July 2016
“Pam’s skills and experience in sourcing and introducing talented professionals are matched with deep listening and an understanding of her clients’ requirements. Brilliant!”
VP of Field Support & Compliance, ACN Europe BV – Nov 2015
“Many thanks to both yourself and Sue, it has been a great experience and I appreciated all of your help.”
COO, ACN Europe BV – Sept 2015
“I have no hesitation in highly recommending Pam Anthony as a deeply experienced and insightful recruitment consultant. Understanding people and culture in today’s rapidly changing business environment is critical and Pam Anthony is preeminent in this field.”
CEO, MeandI – June 2015
“Very nice people to work with together with a deep knowledge of the business of direct selling.”
Managing Director, Reliv – May 2015
“I would highly recommend Pam Anthony Recruitment to anyone who is looking for high calibre applicants for any managerial position. The selection process, communication and follow up has been superb resulting in us securing the services of a top quality candidate”
I have no hesitation in highly recommending Pam Anthony as a deeply experienced and insightful recruitment consultant….COO, ACN Europe BV
Appreciated & Proud
Working with Pam and the team at Pam Anthony Recruitment was a friendly and professional experience. Pam exceeded our expectations in terms of her commitment to finding us the very best candidates and her attention to detail, listening to our exact requirements and going the extra mile to get it right from the outset, was truly impressive. We would highly recommend Pam and her team to any company looking for specialist treatment in hiring the very best talent available.