The recruitment industry's free leading business healthcheck tool

Assess your recruitment business against the 27 key drivers of growth and profitability, and benchmark your business against your industry peers to see how you compare.

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About the Business Healthcheck

  • Free to use

    Assess your business for free and receive a unique Pulse dashboard.

  • In-Depth Reporting

    Analyse the detail behind where your business can improve

  • Value your Business

    Use the optional financial section to value your business

  • 27 Point Assessments

    Benchmark your business against the 27 key drivers of profitability

  • Blueprints for Growth

    Use the tailored guide to make effective improvements in how you work

  • Partner Support

    Access unique offers and support from a select group of industry experts

  • Online and Fast

    Complete a full assessment in just minutes, online and confidential

  • Unlimited Assessments

    Re-assess your business continuously to measure progress

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Pulse Reporting

Complete the Pulse questionnaire in just a few minutes and automatically receive access to your complimentary dashboard, benchmarking all the key areas of your business against the recruitment industry's best-in-class. 

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Pulse Partners

Pulse is supported by a number of specialist business service providers, selected for their proven expertise in helping recruitment organisations improve performance, increase their productivity and outperform their market.

Pulse Clients

Every day, we are checking the pulse of hundreds of recruitment organisations across the globe. 

This is what they have to say...

  • We wanted an organisation that could partner with us to support our growth and deliver solutions that could be measured, easily replicated and rolled out across our growing network of offices across the globe. We engaged The Pulse Advisory Board due to their experience and passion in creating tangible and meaningful business outcomes and they have delivered that above and beyond our expectations.

    Richard Vercesi , RED
  • The Pulse Advisory Board's communication style and proactive approach is refreshing and effective. They seek to 'push the envelope' in terms of harnessing technology to create efficiency and standardisation of processes in my business. This has lead to transparency and a clear line of sight for myself, the management team and the Consultants.

    Jonathan Lindon, Source
  • In the last six months of working with The Pulse Advisory Board, we have transformed our company mind-set and strategy.

    Gavin Davis, Analytica
  • The Pulse Advisory Board have helped us to understand our own business, streamline our processes, reduce costs and plan effectively for the future.

    James Burdis , Hanover
  • The Pulse Advisory Board are fast paced, on topic and sound decision makers. They helped us see what is required to take our business to the next level.

    Simon Douthwaite, Gold Group Recruitment Ltd
  • The Pulse Advisory Board were excellent at understanding and adapting to our company culture, and easy to work with in a constructive way. They provided a clear cut vision of the change our business required to grow and developed a plan to achieve our goal and brought fresh insight into our business and fresh ideas.

    John Hamilton, Bucks and Berks Recruitment
  • We have engaged the Pulse Advisory Board over the last 2 years for leadership training, business consulting and the Talent Hub service. Their sharp intellect, personable communication style and business acumen means they cut through to the issues quickly, ask the right questions and make a real impact on our thinking.

    Aaron George, Amida Ltd
  • As a very busy agency entering our third year of trading we were pleased with the success we had had so far, but really needed more focused direction for the future. The Pulse Advisory team are very approachable and very quickly got to understand our business model, unpicked it and highlighted areas of key success and also concern. They then worked closely with us to get us back on track to achieve both our personal and business goals and gave us a new found energy to deliver our future plans.

    Sarah Bennett, Lawrence Dean Recruitment
  • The Pulse Advisory Team have shown a determination to understand our business, our present and future needs, and then work with us to find solutions to achieve our goals.

    Bill Wynn, Project Resource Limited
  • The Pulse Advisory Board have a prodigious ability in articulating concepts and approaches in a way that provokes self-reflection and real change. Their knowledge of our industry gives them great credibility, and we found them to be perceptive and insightful.

    Henry Lee, Sentinel
  • Watching The Pulse Advisory Board develop our sales teams into leaders has been inspirational and it has been a pleasure to have them contribute to the success of our business over the last year. They excel at communication with the confidence to present complex information verbally and visually in creative and easy to understand styles.

    Amy Carsen, Penta Consulting
  • The Pulse Advisory Board have a wealth of experience and were able to offer a flexible solution which was relevant, creative and inspirational.

    Julian Hinder, Rocking Zebra

Check the Pulse of your Business

In just a few minutes, without leaving your desk, you can quickly assess your recruitment business to see just how efficient and effective it really is and whether it is truly maximising its potential ...all for free!

Pulse has been produced by a leading group of recruitment industry experts and business advisors.

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