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About Us

Elk is an award-winning specialist recruitment practice with offices currently in Ireland. Our core competency is the placement of permanent and contract mid to senior level professionals within the Commercial Facades, Windows & Doors, Roofing & Cladding, Glass & Glazing, Building Architectural Products, Construction, Smoke Vent & HVAC and Security Industry throughout Ireland, United Kingdom, MENA region and the United States.

"At our core, we are fully focused on the delivery of a value-adding service, a service that we know is relevant to the industries we work with"

Our in-depth knowledge, particularly of the Building Envelope industry, comes from our MD having worked in senior positions for aluminium, glass & steel companies for over 16 years domestically and internationally. During this time gaining invaluable experience and insight into elements of the business such as Estimation, Design, Engineering, Procurement, Manufacturing and Project Management. This practical in industry senior experience coupled with a very strong academic background is what differentiates Elk Recruitment from its competitors in our chosen field.

We are an honest, reputable and knowledgeable company who prides itself on Quality and Service and will endeavour at all times to exceed the needs of our clients whilst also ensuring our candidate’s aspirations are met with the goal of forging lasting relationships. We are also a proud member of the National Recruitment Federation and as such execute our recruitment process to the highest of standards and in conjunction with the N.R.F. code of conduct.

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What People Say

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  • "​I am incredibly grateful for the exceptional support of Sue O'Brien from the very beginning, she gave time to understand & guide me. Your consistent encouragement and valuable feedback were instrumental in boosting my confidence and refining my interview skills. Thank you for believing in me. I highly recommend services of Elk recruitment to anyone seeking career guidance and support".

    Accounts Assistant- Ireland

  • "​Gary Walsh was very helpful from start to finish, very professional and brilliant to deal with, would highly recommend him"

    Civils Operative- Ireland

  • ​"I have recently had a great experience dealing with Marie in Elk recruitment. She provided regular updates and made the whole recruitment process straightforward".

    Financial Controller- Ireland

  • "​I would like to say "thank you" to Sue O'Brien who helped me find a new job. She was very kind and professional from the beginning to the finalisation of recruitment process. I highly recommend ELK Recruitment".

    Commissioning Engineer- Ireland

  • ​"Great working with Marie Clear, much appreciated"

    Architect- Ireland

  • ​"Throughout the recruitment process, Clodagh went above and beyond to ensure that my experience was seamless and successful. She consistently demonstrated a proactive approach, attention to detail, and a genuine interest in understanding my career goals and aspirations. Clodagh's ability to listen attentively and provide valuable insights tailored to my needs truly impressed me.

    She was always quick to respond to my queries, provide updates, and follow up on any outstanding matters. Her efficiency and professionalism made the entire recruitment process smooth and stress-free.

    Thanks to Clodagh's efforts and dedication, I was able to secure a fantastic dream job that aligns perfectly with my skills and aspirations. Her guidance and support throughout the process were invaluable, and I am truly grateful for her role in helping me achieve this career milestone.

    I cannot thank Clodagh enough for her exceptional work as a recruiter and for going the extra mile to ensure a positive outcome for me. Her commitment to excellence and personalised approach have made a lasting impression on me, and I would highly recommend her and Elk Recruitment to anyone seeking professional recruitment services".

    Senior Estimator- Ireland

  • "​Recently used Elk Recruiting's Marie to help get a new job, she was very good and assisted me greatly. A pleasure to deal with would recommend".

    Architectural Technologist- Ireland

  • "​I would like to say a big thank you to Marie and Arlene in helping me secure a new role so effortlessly. Two absolutely lovely ladies to deal with. Their enthusiasm and professionalism is infectious. Thank you ladies"

    Office Manager- Ireland

  • "​EIK is excellent service for job seekers, specifically Ms. Arlene, very helpful"

    Window Fabricator - Ireland

  • ​"I recently started with a new company and I would not have had a chance if it wasn't for Sue. From the start Sue set up interviews and checked in to see how all was going. I would highly recommend Sue and Elk Recruitment to anyone who is looking to change Career".

    Installation Engineer- Ireland

  • ​"Elk recruitment were great in assisting me with a job position I'm very happy about. Arlene and Gary were both brilliant and helpful"

    Counter Sales- Ireland

  • ​"Great experience with Elk Recruitment, Marie is very professional, and she took care of everything. Very smooth experience from the start. Very happy and grateful for all the help!"

    Architect- Ireland

  • ​"Recently dealt with elk recruitment and Clodagh, the whole experience was a pleasure and got employed with a company where I’m sure I’ll be very happy. There was no messing about from start to finish was all handled very personally and in a timely manner"

    Warehouse Operative- Ireland

  • ​"Clodagh was excellent to deal with and very helpful during all stages of the interview process".

    Internal Sales- Ireland

  • ​"Big thanks to Clodagh and Gary for helping me find a new job and help me progress in my career. All the way from start to finish I was assisted with tips going forward and follow up feedback. They made the process a lot easier and less stressful. Top people and great at their job!"

    Internal Salesperson- Ireland

  • "Got great help from Arlene, she was amazing, highly recommend Arlene to anybody. To Elk Recruitment I appreciate all that you have done in excellent and quick manner. Thanks again"

    Van Driver- Ireland

  • ​"I would like to express my gratitude to Marie Clear from Elk Recruitment for her assistance throughout the entire process of the job search in the architectural industry. Her guidance and support navigated me through every step of the process seamlessly, starting from understanding my career goals to arranging the interview for the perfect role. I highly recommend Elk Recruitment services to anyone seeking new opportunities"

    Architectural Technologist- Ireland

  • "​Working with Elk Recruitment has been an absolute game-changer for me. From the moment I connected with them, I felt supported, understood, and valued as a candidate. They took the time to truly understand my skills, aspirations, and career goals, matching me with opportunities that aligned perfectly. Throughout the entire process, they provided constant communication, guidance, and support, making the job search journey smooth and stress-free. Thanks to Arlene and Clodagh, I found not just a job, but a fulfilling career path. I highly recommend their services to anyone looking to take the next step in their professional journey".

    Customer Support Agent- Ireland

  • "​I recently got in contact with ELK recruitment. They managed to not only quickly set up an interview but also regularly gave me good advice to follow during the interview. They truly helped me every step of the way".

    Junior QS- Ireland

  • "​I’d highly recommend ELK recruitment. Spoke with Marie first regarding a position which in turn wasn’t a suitable location for me but within an hour she was calling me back to say she had passed my details on to Arlene. Arlene was an absolute pleasure to deal with and made me feel confident going into the interview and now going into my new position! I felt from the second we spoke she listened to my concerns and tried to help get me a position that was right for me. I’d highly recommend ELK to anyone!"

    Administrator- Ireland

  • ​"Had the pleasure of dealing with Arlene on my job hunt. She made the whole experience straight forward and rewarding. Thank you Arlene, I don't think I would have reached my goal without you. 100 percent recommended!"

    Industrial Door Engineer- Ireland

  • "​Fantastic bunch of people to work with! Sue helped me in every way possible and made it possible for me to successfully join a company I look forward to being with for many years"!

    Security Engineer- Ireland

  • "​I recently started working at an excellent company in Ireland where Clodagh and Arlene helped me throughout the entire interview process. It was a great experience with them and I really recommend Elk Recruitment, especially Clodagh and Arlene. Thank you so much for everything!"

    Automation Installer- Ireland

  • "​I highly recommend using the services of Elk Recruitment and from a personal point of view I had a great experience working with Marie, being absolutely efficient and maintaining great communication between us during the days of the job searching process. I am really very grateful".

    Architectural Technologist- Ireland

  • ​"I recently used Elk Recruitment in successfully securing my new role. It was an absolute pleasure, and I would highly recommend Elk Recruitment to both employers and to job seekers. A huge thank you to Marie, who from my initial enquiry right through interview process and subsequent job offer, showed an adept level of professionalism and a keen understanding of exactly what my career aspirations were. Once again thank you to Elk Recruitment and especially Marie".

    Finishing Foreman- Ireland

  • "​It was a pleasure dealing with Elk Recruitment, I dealt with Arlene and from the first phone call to the last one she was friendly, professional and very informative. Arlene secured me an interview within couple of hours of applying for a position, in which I was offered position. Thank you again Arlene. 100% recommend Elk Recruitment and Arlene".

    Front Office Administrator- Ireland

  • ​"Clodagh was an absolute pleasure to deal with. Great company to deal with".

    Sales Supervisor- Ireland

  • ​"I dealt with Clodagh and Marie who were both amazing. Clodagh walked me through every step and could not be more helpful. Highly recommend. Thanks ladies".

    Document Controller- Ireland

  • "Excellent experience in my job hunting. Arlene was very nice and professional".

    Admin Support- Ireland

  • "​Such a positive experience dealing with Clodagh in Elk so helpful and always available for additional information or answering questions. I would highly recommend them".

    Product Development Manager- Ireland

  • "​Great help dealing with Sue, much appreciated."

    Electrician- Ireland

  • ​"Where do I start with this. Elk recruitment, thank you so much well especially Clodagh, it was an absolute pleasure dealing with this lovely lady. Clodagh went out of her way not only to make me feel at ease but also made sure I was comfortable in the whole process of finding a job. After 23yrs of doing my last interview Clodagh was highly professional in all communications with me. Thanks to Clodagh’s experience in this field not only did she find me a job that I thought was ever possible to get, Clodagh made sure I was comfortable before the interview and after it. I would definitely recommend Clodagh and Elk recruitment to anyone that is looking to improve their future. Thank you so much Clodagh and Elk recruitment looking forward to the new year new beginnings". Robbie

    Cladder- Ireland

  • ​"Excellent experience dealing with ELK recruitment. I was dealing with Marie, and she was an absolute pleasure to work with and made the process easy. She was very helpful from the start and was always available to answer any questions I had.
    Thanks again Marie".

    Architectural Technologist- Ireland

  • ​"Great company to deal with and Clodagh went over and above to get me a new role. Thanks again".

    Marketing Manager- Ireland

  • "​It was a great experience dealing with Clodagh from Elk Recruitment. Very professional and thorough, ultimately helping me achieve my goal".

    Purchasing Administrator- Ireland

  • "​Elk recruitment are an excellent recruitment company. Arlene and Clodagh found me a job within a week, got me an interview and were with me every step of the way. Thank you, to a 5-star recruitment company".

    Industrial Engineer- Ireland

  • "​I have a great experience with ELK recruitment with my recent job search. Both Clodagh and Sue who are very nice and gave a good follow up with me, starting from arranging interview and follow up after the interview with great care and concern, and spoke to concerned organisation regarding my expectations in the job I am posted. I am very much moved by the way Clodagh stood as intermediate between company and me, and even followed up by experience of my first day in the organisation after I joined. Hats off to her! Really anyone wants to look for change in job please contact Elk recruitment as their staff are so great and kind".

    Estimator- Ireland

  • "​Sinead at Elk made my experience of relocating back to Ireland stress free. Wondering if a job to suit with a young family was a bit of a concern, but from the first call to Sinead I knew there were options! The guidance I received was second to none, from helping to get my CV in order to sorting out the interview and landing the job, 10/10"

    Site Agent- Ireland

  • "​Sinead and the rest of the crew at Elk Recruitment were excellent at helping secure my new role at a major electrical company in Dublin. Sinead went above and beyond in helping me with my CV and also communications between the company and myself. Highly recommend".

    CNC Operator- Ireland

  • ​"Sinead is an absolute pleasure to deal with. I would highly recommend Sinead and Elk recruitment to anyone looking for a new position.
    Highly professional and friendly company".

    QC Inspector- Ireland

  • ​"Went through Elk to get my latest job. They introduced me to a well-established professional company that I hadn't actually heard of. Clodagh was with me on every step of the journey. Thanks for your help Clodagh".

    Project Manager- Ireland

  • ​"Excellent service from Marie - honest, highly professional, responsive, friendly and efficient".

    Senior Associate- Ireland

  • ​"Would highly recommend Elk recruitment for their exceptional services in connecting me with relevant opportunities. They stand out for their thorough understanding of diverse industries, personalized approach, and commitment to both candidates and employers. Clodagh did an exceptional job in finding and connecting me with employers, help with the interview stages and took the time to find out how they went, then made all the calls and emails necessary to secure the job. I cant thank her enough for her hard work will recommend Elk recruitment to anyone".

    Roofer/Cladder- Ireland

  • ​"Arlene and Sue were a great help in securing an interview for me which led to a position with a great company. They not only helped me get the job but were personally and kept in touch every step of the way. Thanks you guys".

    CAD Technician- Ireland

  • ​"I had an excellent experience dealing with ELK recruitment in my latest job search. I was dealing with Arlene, and she was an absolute pleasure to work with and made the process easy for me. She was very professional at every stage of the process from the initial meeting and right up to the decision to accepting the new job proposal. Thanks again Arlene".

    Construction Supervisor- Ireland

  • ​"I started looking for a new job recently, I reached out to Elk, they were so kind and so very helpful, very professional, highly recommend anyone thinking of changing jobs to get in contact with elk recruitment, now its time for me to start a new chapter in my life thanks to Elk for everything she has helped me with" 🙂

    Driver- Ireland

  • "​I had the pleasure of speaking with Arlene from Elk recruitment in the past few weeks. She contacted me about a potential role I had applied for and gave me all of the information I needed. She was just so lovely and so helpful and within just a few days I had an interview. I have since taken up employment with this company and I am truly happy. I cannot recommend Elk recruitment enough and i am truly appreciative to Arlene in particular".

    Admin - Ireland

  • "Firstly I would like to say THANK YOU Elk Recruitment. I found Noelle and Clive very professional to deal with. They promised and they did it.... Thanks Guys, keep it that way"

    Estimator- Ireland

  • "Great service, very efficient and take your time serious and personal. Very punctual in regards to calling when they said they would. Great bunch of people. 10/10"

    Building Products- Ireland

  • “I found ELK Recruitment to be an excellent organisation to be associated with during the recruitment process. They showed real professionalism in their attitude & communication at all times. In addition their knowledge and experience of the International Facade Industry is second to none and was definitely a huge factor in helping me to secure a senior management position."

    Contracts Manager - Thailand

  • “I was contacted by Elk Recruitment regarding a position they were eager to fill for a subcontractor in the Houston area.  Clive took the time to listen to what I was looking for in my next career move that helped both me and my family and we decided to wait until the right position came in.  A couple of months later Clive contacted me again and two weeks ago I received an offer and I start a new exciting position with a great company that has met my needs both personally and professionally.”

    Operations- Houston

  • “Very impressed. This company went to great lengths to find me an engineering position and were successful. They totally understand the jobs available and your fit to them as an employee. Most other recruitment agencies would have you interview for positions relevant or not! I was giving plenty of guidance and support for my interview and felt totally at easy. Furthermore, this company is very organised and have very good communication skills. Thank you very much and please continue the good work as it does make a difference. I highly recommend.”

    Extrusion Engineer- Ireland

  • "I found Elk Recruitment Excellent. Rachael was the recruiter who dealt with me, she is very professional, and she went above and beyond to find me a very good match, to suit my employment skills and previous experience. Rachael found me a role in an Industry which I loved working previously, she kept me well informed up to, and after the interview process. I would highly recommend Elk Recruitment. Many thanks Rachael, for all your help, keep up the good work..!"

    Sales- Ireland

  • "A really excellent recruitment service. They found me work almost immediately when other recruiters tried and failed. Clive, the director, is a no nonsense kind of guy. He is thorough and professional and an excellent communicator. I would highly recommend his services for sourcing of work within the facade & construction industries"

    Engineer- Ireland

  • "I found elk recruitment to be very professional. They found me the perfect job and helped me through the whole process. If I find myself looking for another job ,they would be my first call"

    Estimator- New York

  • "Elk recruitment would definitely recommend this company had the pleasure of dealing with Clive very professional and I am delighted to say he found me a position in Little or no time. Thanks again Clive and wishing you and staff all the best for the future"

    Site Manager- London

  • "I recently sent my CV to Rachel in Elk recruitment. The service Rachel provided was professional and friendly. Rachel organised interviews, bargained for the best possible package and maintained open lines of communication at all times. I couldn't recommend the company and staff enough"

    Project Manager- Ireland

  • "I was dealing with Noelle would was a very professional and friendly . She gave me great information before I went for my interview and gave me great info after. She went above and beyond in her dealings with me and I'm very happy with the service. Oh and I got the Job.. Thanks again Noelle"

    Procurement- Ireland

  • "I only have positive feedback from dealing with Elk Recruitment. Noelle has really gone above and beyond trying to place me with a company. I really appreciate her efforts and I recommend ELK recruitment to anyone, especially in the fenestration/ glazing industry who is struggling to find a suitable work placement"

    Senior Buyer- Ireland

  • “Clive is a true professional and the best recruiter I’ve ever had the pleasure of working with. Not only did he find me a job in just three days, he was there to help and answer all my questions on coming into the unknown. For that short period of time (job interview – flight) he was a true friend, and I will never forget that”

    Facade Designer- Croatia

  • “To all jobseekers in the facade industry, I would like to take this opportunity to highly recommend Elk Recruitment. Clive is a professional, reliable and dependable active recruiter. Clive & Elk will assist you throughout the whole recruitment process and keep you informed whilst securing your new job”

    Facade Consultant - Dubai

  • “I found Elk Recruitment very professional and friendly from day one. They talked me through every step and detail throughout the recruitment process and certainly helped me secure my new position. I was so impressed with Elk Recruitment and can’t thank them enough.”

    Window & Door Sales- Ireland

  • “Clive is an awesome recruiter. After almost a year without work, he helped me find a good job fit. He is very encouraging and follows through on what he says he will. He checked on me even after I started working and offered some encouraging advice. I’ve worked with many recruiters the last year and Clive has been the best – by far”

    Senior Buyer- Texas

  • I like to say "Thank you" to everyone in Elk Recruitment but most of all to Rachel that was very professional and helpful. Rachel managed to find the right company for me in a very short time after I sent my CV. Rachel organised the interview and she provided me with all relevant details, news nd ELK reand information I needed. I really appreciate her efforts and I would recommecruitment to anyone.

    Designer- Ireland

  • Elk Recruitment have been providing us with Recruitment services for the past 3 years. During this time, we have found the team and its services they provide to be excellent. Elk have been placing candidates at all levels Engineers, Design, Finance & Senior Management. Elk’s in-depth recruitment experience coupled with its practical understanding of how companies operate has resulted in multiple successful placements of high calibre candidates which has assisted us to grow during this period.

    We would like to take this opportunity to wish Elk Recruitment every success going forward.