Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Recruitment QuestionsIf you don’t know… please ask!

Below we have listed some of our most popular FAQ’s

If you cannot find the answer you’re looking for from the frequently asked questions below, you can submit your question to us by clicking here, and we will do our best to answer your question as quickly as possible. Your question will also be available to others visiting this site.
Candidate Questions

I am unable to apply online. What should I do?

"To ensure your application receives the exposure you want, we encourage you to apply online at
If you do not have Internet access, you may still submit your details by post or call to speak to an account manager on 0871 789 4111."
The People Pod
98 Waters Meeting Road
Navigation Business Park
The Valley Bolton
Greater Manchester

Where can i find out about career opportunities?

The majority of our current employment opportunities can be found on however, some vacancies are not advertised due to confidentiality and can be discussed through our job opportunites line 0871 789 4111.

Will i receive a confirmation of receipt after submitting my CV?

We consider all applications as soon as they are submitted.  However, only those CV's submitted online will receive an automatic confirmation of receipt.

Are you able to represent me without meeting me first?

Sorry No!  We interview all candidates face to face to hear about your goals, aspirations and obtain a general feel for who you are and what your about... We also need to discuss how can help you achieve your aims and thats best achieved in person. I'm sure you will agree, it shows great committment from both sides.

Can I apply for more than one position at a time? encourage you to apply for any and all positions that your interested in.

How do i apply for employment with group of companies?

If you find a job that really interests you and you meet the skills, experience, personality and character required, please apply online or email your CV details to

How do I know if I match the criteria of the jobs posted?

Please take a minute or two to analyse the specific requirements of each job against your own skills, experience and qualifications to determine whether you the meet the requirements before submitting your CV.

How do I know my online application has been received?

You will automatically receive an e-mail acknowledging that have received your CV.  We will also contact you if our recruitment team determines your skills and background match our current hiring needs.

I dont see a posted opportunity that interests me.  Can I submit my CV for future opportunites?

Yes.  All applications are submitted to the general talent pool where they are available to the whole recruitment team to contact you with current opportunities.

Is the People pod flexible on interview times?

Of course, we will endeavour to accommodate an interview slot with one of the recruitment team at a time that suits you, be it early morning or evening...
Employers Questions

What about candidate references?

We are able to reference check on your behalf before we offer any candidate a role within your business.

What if we hire a candidate and they don't work out for us?

You will be protected by a pre-agreed recruitment contract with the before undertaking any recruitment on your behalf.

Will a recruitment manager visit me to log a vacancy with the people pod?

Of course, we will always take the time to visit existing and new employers to fully discuss the job brief in detail.  More importantly generate a truely workable recruitment solution tailored to your needs.

How do i go about assigning a live job to the people pod?

Either call our Head Office on 0871 789 4111 to speak with one our experienced recruitment managers or upload a job brief on our website under the employer section.

What areas do the people pod specialise in?

The people pod specialise in recruiting bright, ambitious executives and/or managers into the leading Retail, Sales and New Media market place.
General Questions

Are my registration details confidential?

"Yes, your use of this website is governed by the Privacy Policy".
Technical Questions

I'm having a technical problem with the site. Who do I contact?

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