Dave Conlon, Royce Group Ltd, HVAC Contractors
"From our own experience we
would happily recommend Thornhills recruitment services
to others. We were employing our first account manager
and were naturally concerned to get it right. Thornhills
listened to what we wanted and used their skills in
assessment to narrow down the field and saved us
interviewing time by presenting us with a short list of
finalists. We are very happy with the result.
Jim Golby, HR Manager, Merck Pharmaceuticals
"Thornhills do provide an above average quality
of candidate and this has manifested itself in the number
of Thornhills candidates who have successfully joined
David Garmon-Jones, Chairman of the Pharmaceutical Sales
" When you are presenting to a room full of
Pharma Sales Directors, it is a challenge to say something
new about recruitment. James Thornhill managed this at the
Autumn meeting of the PSMG. His talk on Mapping was novel,
stimulating and it generated a lot of interested questions
from the audience.'
National Sales Manager, GasForce Technical Services,
National Gas appliance contractor
Thornhills expertise has
helped us to understand what high performers do
differently from others that actually helps their
performance. This has manifested itself in the number of
The Thornhills endorsed candidates who have successfully
joined GasForce. From a coaching standpoint, it has also
helped us to understand what the sales engineers need to
focus on in the field.
Ralph Ellis, former Chairman of British Gas and Chairman
of South London TEC
Careers and relationships
are about hard work and ability, but especially about fit.
People, and their companies have a huge advantage, and a
vital tool, if they understand this and discuss it between
Using this tool, they can
succeed, and be happier, with less stress and less waste.
In some ways it is complex, but the essential concept is
remarkably simple and easy to harness.
Ian Froggatt , Director, Sales Development and Strategy,
IMS Health, Europe
“…the top performer
initiative met all its success criteria. It added real
value at a Corporate and individual level and MAP was seen
as a key element in driving the overall success. I
therefore strongly recommend that anyone undertaking a
development or recruitment initiative at least review what
The Thornhills have to offer”.
Deryk King – Managing Director, PowerGen
“I have been using MAP for
over 6 years…one of the benefits has been to be able to
understand the team strengths and deficiencies and take
measures to compensate for these, leading to a better
and more rounded team performance.”
Mike Welch, Managing Director, Terra Nitrogen (UK) Ltd
Smith, Business Director, ICI Polyester, Hong Kong
“It has given us tremendous
cohesion and I do not think that this would have been so
evident if we had tried to succeed without the benefit of
effectiveness in team working and our quality of decision
making have improved considerably as a result."