FAQ for candidates

In this section of our website candidates can find a whole host of answers to a variety of questions and key services we offer here at Workforce Technical.

You can find information about the approach we take to recruitment, how our consultants provide support on areas such as interview techniques and CV preparation, and the types of roles and businesses who trust us to provide them with best-in-class people.


What happens when I submit my CV to Workforce Technical?

Your details will be sent to an experienced recruiter who will assess them against the role criteria and our clients’ expectations. You will then receive a response from us within two working days.


Why should I approach Workforce Technical to help me find a new role?

All of our consultants are highly experienced in their chosen markets and boast enviable local networks. Workforce Technical recruiters take a proactive approach in supporting our candidates and are often able to place individuals into roles that have yet to come to the open market.


Why should I talk to Workforce Technical instead of other recruiters?

Our consultants are not driven by KPIs. They are motivated by supporting your career aspirations and doing what is right for you. Not only do we have the best roles within the market, we will also ensure you are fully briefed and prepared for interview. Detailed feedback after your interview is provided to ensure you know the positives and also your areas for development. We endeavour to do this within two working days of your meeting.


What else can Workforce Technical do for me?

Apart from find you a new job, we have the experience to offer support and guidance with CV writing, career management, LinkedIn profiles, salary reviews, interview coaching, local market knowledge and expertise.


What businesses do Workforce Technical work with?

With an average of 8+ years’ recruitment experience, our consultants have strong relationships with a vast network of businesses across Central England and beyond. Our client portfolio ranges from SMEs to the FTSE 100.


What areas do Workforce Technical cover?

We recruit across a number of disciplines including:


Manufacturing Engineers
Process Engineers
Project Engineers
NPI/Lean Engineers
Quality Engineers
Design Engineers
Production Managers
Manufacturing Managers
Assembly Operatives
Quality Managers
Project Managers
CI Managers
Head of Engineering
Machining Programmers
Machining Setters/Ops
Team Leaders
Quality Inspectors
CNC programmer / setter
Break press setter / operator
Mechanical fitter
Production welder
Fabrication welder
Machine operators



I’m not feeling well enough to work. What should I do?

If you are unwell, please call your Workforce branch and team leader prior to your shift start time. The more notice you can give, the better, so call as soon as you can.


When do I get paid?

On a temporary assignment, you are paid weekly in arrears. Expect to receive your pay on a Friday for the hours you worked the previous week.


When do I get my payslip?

Payslips are sent to your personal email address weekly. You’ll receive the email on a Wednesday ready for payment on a Friday.


How do I book holiday?

Please complete a holiday form and have it signed by your team leader. Once it’s been signed, send it to Workforce to be processed. Please give at least one week’s notice for one day of holiday.


What is my PAYE number?

This can be found in the FAQs section of the Workforce Worker Hub app once you are logged in using your personal email address.