Case study:


Recruitment for an international company from the Home Improvement industry

About company

Kingfisher plc is an international home improvement company based in London. It has over 1,900 stores supported by a team of 82,000 employees. It operates in 8 countries in Europe under retail brands including B&Q, Castorama, Brico Dépôt, Screwfix, TradePoint and Koçtaş. Kingfisher is listed on the London Stock Exchange and is included in the FTSE 100 index.

In Krakow, there is a Financial Shared Service Center (Global Business Services – GBS), which provides services in the field of accounting, finance, automation and robotization, as well as translation validation.

Industry: Home Improvement
Challenge: Hiring a specialist for the position of AP Accountant with French

Employment in less than 4 weeks

The client needed to hire a specialist for the position of AP Accountant with French.

–”For us, it was crucial to hire an adequate person with experience tailored to the needs of our company and knowledge of French, who could join our team in a short time. We were looking for a recruitment partner with experience in a given area, which is why we chose Talent Place. The cooperation began with a feasibility study that helped us make the decision.”

– HRBP & Recruitment Manager at Kingfisher

Effects of cooperation

A dedicated recruiter obtained recommendations from specialists who best matched the client’s needs and matched the company’s organizational culture. We focus most on the work put into the preparation of recommendations to ensure maximum effectiveness in matching candidates with job offers. This is a key stage of the recruitment process, on which the effectiveness of the entire project depends.

– “Recruitment was successful. We received recommendations within about 2 weeks, and the hiring decision was made within 4 weeks of starting the project. With the help of Talent Place, we have hired an ambitious specialist who is developing her career in our company”

– HRBP & Recruitment Manager at Kingfisher

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