Hooray, an award-winning recruitment agency has launched in Oxfordshire, bringing ethical recruiting to the county.

The recruitment company which has its HQ in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, has created an Oxford division as part of its continued expansion.

Hooray prides itself on providing ethical strategic recruitment solutions and a positive impact on business.

It has appointed experienced senior recruiter Alex Dean as Divisional Lead to head its strategic growth in Oxfordshire.

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The company’s new branch is based in Summertown and its team will support businesses in the Professional Services, Tech and Engineering, Healthcare and Education sectors.

To celebrate launching in the county Hooray has linked up with Oxford Hospitals Charity and will support the good cause throughout the next 12 months.

Richard Arthur, managing director of Hooray, said: “This is another exciting step in our continued growth story and we’re looking forward to delivering a positive impact on the Oxford community.

thisisoxfordshire: Alex Dean has joined Hooray“Oxford is a great strategic fit for us, it has a strong economy and is world-renowned in all the key sectors we specialise in and is a bridge between Cheltenham and Milton Keynes.

"We’re pleased to welcome Alex into our team, he is highly experienced, shares our core values and will help us develop our Oxford practice.”

Mr Dean added: “Hooray has a market-leading reputation for ethical recruiting, where it puts people and community first and that really appealed to me.

"I’m looking forward to helping take the business forward in Oxford, building a team and providing a first-class recruitment service to businesses in the county.”

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Founded in 2017, Hooray has a team of more than 20 people and also has an office in Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire.

It helps businesses and charities source excellent people so they can contribute positively to the wider society and economy.

“We work together to deliver the best possible service and results for our clients and candidates,” added Alex. “We help employers and candidates find the right fit and it’s incredibly rewarding to support people in their business and career journeys and add real value.

“I’m looking forward to helping great businesses and people fulfil their permanent and temporary recruitment needs in Oxfordshire.”

Hooray’s Oxford branch celebrated its arrival in the city with a launch party at Mercure Oxford Hawkwell House Hotel in Iffley, on Wednesday.

Representatives from Oxford Hospitals Charity were also be at the event.

Mr Dean added: “Hooray has a great track record in supporting local charities and it’s fantastic to have partnered with such a flagship Oxford based charity as part of our arrival in the county and we’re looking forward to helping various good causes in the community over time.”

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