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An award-winning culture which puts our people at the heart of the business

We firmly believe that when our staff feel engaged, are rewarded for their efforts and they are all working towards a common goal, they become truly connected to both each other and the wider business. In turn, a connected workforce helps foster genuine camaraderie in the workplace and forges a culture of commitment to help achieve the aims of the organisation. 

An engaged workforce is more motivated and productive because people take pride in what they are doing and have faith in those around them. This leads to better working relationships, greater collaboration and ultimately a more successful organisation.


Our Industry Awards


Recruiter Hot 100

The Recruiter’s HOT 100 list, is an annual breakdown of UK’s top-performing recruitment companies by profitability per head. Listed in both 2018 & 2019 we have firmly established ourselves as one of the top 100 recruiters in the UK, with ambitions on top spot in the next couple of years. 


Best Companies

Our 3-star accreditation is the standard for workplace engagement.

The accreditation tells our clients, partners, investors and employees alike that our organisation understands the importance of workplace engagement and genuinely values its people.

Fast Track 100

The Sunday Times Virgin Atlantic Fast Track 100 league table ranks Britain’s 100 private companies with the fastest-growing sales over their latest three years. 

In 2015 Optimus search was listed in the top 100 and we have ambitions of cracking into the list again over the coming years. 

Best Companies in London #28

This prestigious regional list identifies the Best Small Companies to Work For throughout London and represents the ‘Elite’ employers throughout the city who excel at employee engagement. 

To list at #28 in our very first year of submission is a humbling accolade and one that wouldn’t be possible without our motivated and engaged workforce. 

Recruiter Awards

The Recruiter Awards for Excellence is the UK’s largest event for the recruitment industry, recognising service excellence and outstanding achievements by UK staffing agencies. As a shortlisted Finalist in 3 separate categories over the last two years, just being recognised by the ‘Industry Oscars’, is a proud yet humbling achievement.


CV Magazine

2 x winner of Corporate Vision’s Recruitment Awards, which shine a spotlight on the brightest, best performing and most deserving companies and individuals from around the business world, and recognise outstanding achievement, game-changing innovation and stellar performance – We’ve picked up best Rec Innovation 2018 and Best UK Tech Recruiter 2019.



Germany’s original employer rating platform and a leader in providing workplace insights… kununu is the leading employer review & branding site in the DACH region. 
With Top Company Accreditation status, we’ve demonstrated a service that puts candidates and clients at ease that they’re working with one of the leading recruiters throughout Germany.


Don't Just Trust Our Awards

Trust What Our Clients Have To Say

HR Director
"Having worked with numerous recruiters over the years, it is always refreshing to find an agency that stands out from the crowd."
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HR Manager
“Optimus’ knowledge and understanding of the European technical recruitment market is second-to-none."
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Chief Technology Officer
"We have worked with Optimus Search for a while and they continue to be the recruitment partner of choice for XING."
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Head of Operations
"We've been hugely impressed by their service and won't hesitate to continue using them again and again."
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Vice President of App Development
"Optimus Search have been a great help in finding the best technical talent, often in difficult market conditions."
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Head of Infotainment
"Optimus only send the very best and relevant candidates at realistic salaries. We would recommend their service to anyone."
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Director of Resourcing
"We've been hugely impressed by their service and won't hesitate to continue using them again and again."
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