Emerald Technology

What Hunted Says

With offices in London, Singapore, Dubai and Birmingham, Emerald have an established themselves in the technology market as major players. Over 90% of their business is retained or executive search. They provide structured career paths with quarterly training from their dedicated L&D Manager. Companywide European trips, no commission threshold, free brekkies on a Friday, champagne raffles and more to get your teeth into at Emerald.

Key Info


Recruitment Sectors
C-Level & ExecutiveMarketingSalesTechnologyTelecommunications

For those that want to have an amazing career path, client ownership in a really progressive company, and high earnings - look no further!

2018 Henley Regatta

Results from our Employee Survey...

• 93% feel they have the opportunity to Learn and Develop at Emerald • 65% of people feel they have progressed in the last 6 months • 93% believe someone at Emerald is encouraging their development • 90% feel very clear on what is expected from them at Emerald • 90% feel their work life balance is acceptable or better at Emerald • 86% feel they can give direct feedback to Managers and Directors at Emerald • Only 3% of people can’t see themselves at Emerald in 1 years’ time

What we do...

With offices in London, Singapore and Dubai as well as our Birmingham headquarters, Emerald Technology is a global talent acquisition company specialising in providing technology start-ups & global enterprises with exceptional human capital and infrastructure. We identify and select the best talent for global technology vendors & provide start-ups with an end-to-end infrastructure service to ensure exponential growth.

Introducing our 2017 UK Top Biller - Michael Convery

Michael has been with Emerald now for nearly three years and has progressed from a Researcher with no recruitment experience to a Senior Consultant who was crowned Emerald's Top Biller in 2017 as well as the Directors' MVP of the year.

In the last 4 years, Emerald have helped 31 companies to meet a trade sales exit and 7 to IPO on the US Stock Exchange

The Emerald Academy:

Apply for a place in our Executive Search Academy, the first of its kind in the industry, to receive best-in-class training from leading professionals in the industry with over 60 years’ combined experience. You’ll take your first steps on the headhunting ladder through five weeks of comprehensive training formed of classroom sessions and ‘hitting the phones’; all overseen by our dedicated Learning & Development Manager. After that, you’ll be part of our passionate and hard-working Emerald team!

After a great Q3 2017- We took the EMERALDERS for a day out at Ascot

Winner of our 2017 Academy - Micheal Gordon

Micheal joined our very first Executive Search Academy in October 2017. Despite being brand new to the search industry, he is already on a promotion plan after making two placements in his third month with the business.

The culture is fun and inclusive, with lots of incentives set to drive performance and rewards. For individuals that are driven, passionate and willing to work hard this is a fantastic place to work

Getting promoted @ Emerald Technology

Its simple - Our People put together their own Promotion Plans so they can take full ownership for how they climb the Emerald ladder. When you feel its the right time for you to progress we will support you all the way with zero grey areas!!!

Become an Emeralder and you will benefit from...

Potential earnings of over £100,000 as an established 360 Consultant Working for a global business with international relocation opportunities Leading your own career progression - whether that be focusing on your personal earnings or becoming part of our Leadership team Enact real change within the world’s most disruptive, global technology companies

Emerald supported 56 technology companies in 2015, 73 in 2016 and 64 in 2017

Our average placement fee in 2017 was £16,400 90% of our projects are on an Exclusive or Retained basis

Promotions so far in 2018!

Joshua Large getting promoted in only his 7th Month with us Michael Convery promoted to Senior Consultant Todd Edwards promoted to Principal Consultant Stuart Sutton promoted to Divisional Manager Ian Harris promoted to Partner Jonny Baugh Promoted to Associate Consultant Behrad Zarandi to Search Consultant Tom Orchard to Search Consultant Micheal Gordon to Associate Consultant Jay Hothi to Senior Account Manager Luke Thomas to Senior Consultant

Emeralds Rewards & Benefits

• Senior Level share scheme • Perkbox account • Pension • Standard 25 days holiday • No commission Threshold + Stretch bonus incentives starting at 110% of target • Weekly early finish incentives • Weekly Champagne Raffle • Free breakfast on Fridays • Quarterly Achievers’ Lunch • Quarterly company nights out • Extra holiday incentives • All expenses paid European trips – Individual and companywide • Consistent companywide incentives – monthly, quarterly and annually.

Learning & Development

Emerald are nothing without their people - to recognise this, we have appointed a Learning & Development Manager to ensure that our people get all the attention they deserve. We are proud to provide industry-leading training, as well as a dedicated resource to help our people be the best they can be and give them a voice in how the business evolves. Our L&D Manager provides ongoing workshops to up-skill you and will help you through those tough times where things aren't going your way.

In the last 4 years, Emerald have supported 12 Unicorn businesses with scaling internationally

As a new Emeralder, you'll benefit from...

Our ALL-NEW career path that helps you take control of your progression Quarterly training workshops for people of every level The Emerald Support Scheme for those people who need help to perform and make the most of the opportunity Incentives and rewards schemes Structured management training to ensure you are looked after in a constructive and consistent manner Minimal KPIs that are bespoke for you around your ratios and how you recruit

I have seen first-hand that this organisation is a leader in Executive Search. The feedback I have received face to face with customers has been incredible and we really do offer a process that works

Emerald Technology

Key Info

Industry Recruitment/Search
Headquarters Birmingham
Company Size 51-100

Recruitment Sectors
C-Level & Executive Marketing Sales Technology Telecommunications


  • Business Equity
  • Company Wide Trips
  • Clear Progression Structure
  • Great L&D
  • Retained Only

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