I'm looking to recruit

  • Bespoke flexible packages that works with contingency or exclusive agreements
  • Client led – you tell us your desired outcome, we design the process with you to ensure we become an extension of your brand
  • High levels of candidate management to ensure industry leading acceptance rates and a positive candidate experience
  • Guaranteed to fill all vacancies, we headhunt all roles and leave no stone unturned
  • Experts in assessing for cultural and behavioural fit as well as work experience and background
  • Detailed candidate screening & interviewing process that delivers consistent success ratios of 3 CV’s to every hire
  • An efficient and quick process which is focused on representing your brand accurately, professionally and with the same passion as you
  • We won't stop searching until we find your perfect candidate

Recently Filled Roles

  • Retail Director, Leading Lifestyle Brand | Birmingham. £110,000
  • Visual Merchandising Manager, Home Brand | South West. £45,000
  • Trade Marketing Manager, Global Appliances Manufacturer | Luton. £45,000
  • Senior Technical Manager, Waste Solutions | North West. £45,000
  • Merchandise Manager Interim, Toy Retailer | London. £70,000
  • Senior Graphic Designer, UK Fragrance Retailer | Home Counties. £32,000
  • Assistant Store Manager, Fashion Retailer | Belfast. £21,000
  • Branch Manager, Automotive | Scotland. £35,000
  • Store Manager, Agriculture Merchant | Buckinghamshire. £45,000

Our awards & achievements

Gold IIP
Gold Status & Health
& Wellbeing Award


Great Place to Work Award
1st in the UK
2nd in Europe


Recruiter Awards
Best Recruitment Agency to
Work For & Best Retail
Recruitment Agency


The quality of candidates McCarthy have been able to source for us has surpassed those that we have been able to find ourselves and additionally, they have even managed to fulfil what we would consider our ‘hard to fill’ vacancies without fail. 

HR Director, Carpetright

Hotter Shoes

We have been working with McCarthy since we started our retail expansion in 2011. The team at McCarthy have always understood our business but more importantly our culture and values and never fail to deliver on their promises!

Retail Support Manager, Hotter Shoes

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