About us

We put people intelligence at the heart of your business strategy

We believe that every company has the potential to recruit and retain the most talented people. Cogito exists to empower our customers to take greater ownership of people strategies which are aligned to business goals, retain the best and increase their return on investment.

Our extensive people leadership experience is combined with research and data analytical tools enabling organisations to:

  • increase candidate quality
  • reduce recruitment costs
  • reduce unwanted attrition
  • gain control of employer brand
  • develop a positive culture

We want to work with customers who want to make a real and long term change to their business through its people, businesses with a desire to create talent strategies which enhance the long term sustainability of the organisation.

We make this a reality by working as a partner with our customers; developing a deep understanding of their culture, capabilities, goals and vision and providing consultative advice underpinned by fact based intelligence which ensures that people strategies are directly linked to business success.

Challenge the norm and work for us


Marc Drew
Managing Director

Marc Drew | Cogito Talent | Managing Director | Recruitment | Talent Mapping

Marc has led recruitment solutions to some of the worlds largest and most renowned employers, evolving services to do more than purely provide people for over 13 years, from talent mapping to strategic transformation.

In managing recruitment operations, onsite teams and RPO models within the Engineering, Technology, Space, Commercial and Aviation sectors, Marc has consistently adapted strategies to overcome challenging hiring landscapes; focusing on the engagement of niche talent with global hiring strategies.

In leading Cogito, Marc is able to add value in a different way to the traditional consultancy engagement, fulfilling his overriding desire to put the customer first and bringing his experience to the fore.

Marc and his team work closely with clients to solve the problem and empower companies to identify, engage with and nurture the best talent relationships.

To contact Marc call 07966465529 or email marcdrew@cogitotalent.com

 


Mark Muscroft
Director

Mark Muscroft | Cogito Talent | Director | Recruitment | Talent Mapping

Mark has built a career in resourcing spanning almost two decades delivering consultancy support across a broad spectrum of HR services.

With a highly experienced background encompassing senior search, recruitment advertising, EVP & brand and ATS systems, Mark has worked with some of the UK's leading organisations helping them hire key senior leaders, train in-house recruitment teams and develop innovative approaches to building and utilising talent pipelines.

Mark's logical and consultative approach helps clients better control their resourcing and talent functions to deliver higher quality outcomes.

To contact Mark call 07791 836157 or email markmuscroft@cogitotalent.com

 

 

 


James Hammond
Head of Insight

James Hammond | Cogito Talent | Head of Insight | Recruitment | Talent Mapping

James is a highly experienced data analyst building a career in identifying key trends for HR and Recruitment functions.

He applies analytical excellence to our projects, leading the data review and research activities which support talent mapping, recruitment research and recruitment audits. He has enabled organisations to understand causes for under performance, the future impact of existing practices and highlight how to reduce the financial impact of poor recruitment. His ability to help recruitment teams to consider the external impacts of social, economic, legislative and political factors has also played a key role in the ways in which companies are able to implement staff retention and territorial growth strategies.

To contact James call 07490497496 or email jameshammond@cogitotalent.com


 

  

Privacy Policy

As part of our ongoing commitment to act ethically, professionally and wholly within the legislative requirements of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) 2016, this Privacy Policy sets out how we will use your Personal Information.

 

COLLECTION AND PROCESSING OF PERSONAL INFORMATION

We’re here to help broker great matches between candidates and clients, and we will use your Personal Information solely for that purpose. As a recruitment and research business, we will collect and use your Personal Information to provide you with information regarding suitable employment opportunities and career-related information, and to otherwise provide you with requested information or services. In the context of our business activities the Personal Information we will collect and use is likely to include contact details (email, phone, address), employment experience / skills, educational history, salary information and future requirements / expectations together with any other information contained in your CV.

By submitting Personal Information to us via this website, other websites (e.g. job boards, where our adverts will always reference and link to this Privacy Policy) or directly/unsolicited (e.g. via email or post) you are agreeing to the Terms set out in this Privacy Policy. If you do not wish us to use your Personal Information, please do not submit any Personal Information to us through this website or any other route which references this Privacy Policy.

By accepting the Terms set out here, you authorise us to use your Personal Information to send you email and/or SMS messages or marketing materials by post regarding our services, including employment information. You may opt out of receiving such messages at any time through the unsubscribe link at the foot of any message, or by contacting us at unsubcribe@cogitotalent.com.

 

DATA SECURITY

Keeping your Personal Information safe is important to us. All Personal Information is stored securely, electronically, and all reasonable precautions are taken to prevent loss and unauthorised use. Physical security of data on our equipment is provided by a combination of physical barriers (i.e. locks), firewalls, password protection and/or encryption. However, whilst we use all reasonable measures we cannot guarantee the security of your data if sent via the internet..

 

DISCLOSURES

Cogito Talent Limited may disclose Personal Information to third parties in the following circumstances:

(1) We may disclose Personal Information to our clients where necessary and appropriate in connection with the provision of recruitment and research. This will never involve sending your CV to a client without your consent.

(2) We will disclose Personal Information - to the extent necessary or appropriate - to government agencies, advisers, and other third parties in order that we comply with applicable laws.

(3) We may disclose Personal Information to specific third-party suppliers in the course of providing our services to you and our clients . This will never be without your consent..

 

YOUR RIGHTS

If you wish to view, correct or remove any of your Personal Information that we hold, or if you have any other questions in connection with the processing of your Personal Information, please contact the Data Controller by email at connect@cogitotalent.com or by post; Cogito Talent Limited, St Brandon’s House, 29 Great George St, Bristol, BS1 5QT. We reserve the right to take reasonable steps to confirm your identity before making any disclosure of information, which we will do within a reasonable timeframe.

 

AMENDMENTS

We reserve the right to make changes to this Privacy Policy from time to time. Any changes will appear on this web site, and we will notify you of any changes using contact details we hold for you.

 

Contact

We'd love to hear from you!

We thrive on expertise, intelligence and insight which means that we want you to share your thoughts and experiences with us. Our website is designed to stimulate, provoke and generate comment on the challenges faced in recruiting the best talent to the best companies.

If you would like us to contact you about how Recruitment Research, Talent Mapping or any of our services could improve your recruitment performance and increase your return on investment please get in touch

So, whether you want to tweet, mail, call or visit we cannot wait to hear what you have to say.

Let's imagine how we can work together!

 

Cogito Talent Limited
53 Queen Charlotte Street
Bristol
BS1 4HQ
United Kingdom

0117 456 3390

connect@cogitotalent.com

About us

We put recruitment intelligence at the heart of your business strategy

We believe that every company has the potential to recruit the most talented candidates without the use of recruitment agencies. Cogito exists to empower our customers to take greater ownership of recruitment and increase their return on investment.

Our extensive recruitment leadership experience is combined with research and data analytical tools enabling in-house recruit teams to:

  • increase candidate quality
  • reduce recruitment costs
  • reduce their reliance upon third parties
  • gain control of employer brand
  • enhance candidate experience

We want to work with customers who want to make a real and long term change to the ‘who’ and ‘how’ they recruit, businesses with a desire to create talent strategies which enhance the long term sustainability of the organisation.

We make this a reality by working as a partner with our customers; developing a deep understanding of their culture, capabilities, goals and vision and providing consultative advice underpinned by fact based intelligence which ensures that the best talent is recruited through direct recruitment activity.

Challenge the recruitment norm and work for us


Marc Drew
Managing Director

Marc Drew | Cogito Talent | Managing Director | Recruitment | Talent Mapping

Marc has led recruitment solutions to some of the worlds largest and most renowned employers, evolving services to do more than purely provide people for over 13 years, from talent mapping to strategic transformation.

In managing recruitment operations, onsite teams and RPO models within the Engineering, Technology, Space, Commercial and Aviation sectors, Marc has consistently adapted strategies to overcome challenging hiring landscapes; focusing on the engagement of niche talent with global hiring strategies.

In leading Cogito, Marc is able to add value in a different way to the traditional consultancy engagement, fulfilling his overriding desire to put the customer first and bringing his experience to the fore.

Marc and his team work closely with clients to solve the problem and empower companies to identify, engage with and nurture the best talent relationships.

To contact Marc call 07966465529 or email marcdrew@cogitotalent.com

 


Mark Muscroft
Director

 

Mark Muscroft | Cogito Talent | Director | Recruitment | Talent Mapping

Mark has built a career in resourcing spanning almost two decades delivering consultancy support across a broad spectrum of HR services.

With a highly experienced background encompassing senior search, recruitment advertising, EVP & brand and ATS systems, Mark has worked with some of the UK’s leading organisations helping them hire key senior leaders, train in-house recruitment teams and develop innovative approaches to building and utilising talent pipelines.

Mark’s logical and consultative approach helps clients better control their resourcing and talent functions to deliver higher quality outcomes.

To contact Mark call 07791 836157 or email markmuscroft@cogitotalent.com

 


James Hammond
Head of Insight

 

James Hammond | Cogito Talent | Head of Insight | Recruitment | Talent Mapping

James is a highly experienced data analyst building a career in identifying key trends for HR and Recruitment functions.

He applies analytical excellence to our projects, leading the data review and research activities which support talent mapping, recruitment research and recruitment audits. He has enabled organisations to understand causes for under performance, the future impact of existing practices and highlight how to reduce the financial impact of poor recruitment. His ability to help recruitment teams to consider the external impacts of social, economic, legislative and political factors has also played a key role in the ways in which companies are able to implement staff retention and territorial growth strategies.

To contact James call 07490497496 or email jameshammond@cogitotalent.com


 

 

 

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