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Stephen McDowell profile


Hayward Hawk

Stephen has worked in the UK recruitment market for the last 10 years. Before setting up Hayward Hawk he worked for Global brands such as Hays and Alexander Mann Solutions. Frustrated by the traditional approach to recruitment he joined up with two other like-minded recruiters who wanted to do things a little differently. Since July 2016 he has made it his mission for Hayward Hawk to be one of the most forward-thinking recruitment agencies in the UK.



Hayward Hawk are technology recruiters who have been in the industry for the last 10 years, and decided thehy wanted to do things a little differently.

Hayward Hawk are supported by James Caan, one of the original investors on the Dragons' Den, serial entrepreneur, and one of the biggest names in recruitment. Partnering their expert knowledge of the local Technology market, along with James Caan's vast experience, they're here to help grow your business, support your ambitions, make your visions a reality, and help you find the best permanent, or contract, staffing solutions.


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