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About us

Wade Macdonald is one of the leading recruitment firms in the Thames Valley, Reading and Berkshire regions.

For almost 30 years, clients have trusted us find the right people to make their businesses thrive. It’s not a responsibility we take lightly, and it’s why we’ve gained a reputation of excellence and distinction in the area. Here is a bit more about us.

Of course, we wouldn’t be where we are without an incredible team. We’re always looking for the right people to join us. 

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Have a look and see how far your recruitment career could go with Wade Macdonald. 

Benefits and Perks

At Wade Macdonald, we expect the best from our team. In return, you can expect some of the best benefits on offer: 


  • Holiday allowance - Recharge your batteries fully with 25 days' holiday per year & the ability to carry over 3

  • Competitive commission - As much as 40% commission

  • Keep your health up - Stay fit with a gym membership

  • Health insurance - Private health insurance with Bupa for all our employees

  • Birthday time off - Each employee gets to take their birthday off. Enjoy celebrating you!

  • Flexible hours - to support your work life balance. 

  • Perk Box  - Access fun discounts and offers through a PerkBox membership

  • Team Events - Join us for regular team building events, and nights out as a team

  • Voluntary charity days - Every employee gets 2 days off per year to work for a charity of their choice

  • Work from home - The choice to work in the comfort of your own home once a week 

  • Purchasing holiday - Employees have the option to buy up to 3 days holiday

Career paths at Wade Macdonald


We’re always looking to bring new talent into the team – whether you’re new to recruitment or a seasoned professional. At Wade Macdonald, we offer tailored career paths to support you at each stage of your career.​

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Career Starters and Graduates

Do you have excellent people skills, an entrepreneurial attitude, and want to fast-track your career? Recruitment could be the perfect choice for you.

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Experienced professionals

Ready for your next career challenge? Wade Macdonald is looking for experienced recruitment consultants and senior managers. You bring your determination, integrity, and creativity, and we’ll provide the perfect environment for your next step. 

Life in Reading


We’re pleased to call Reading home. Our office is based in the heart of Reading – a town on its way to become the UK’s fastest growing economy.


Reading has a thriving business scene. It’s called the “UK’s Silicon Valley” for good reason: it has the highest density of digital tech businesses in UK. That’s seven times the national average. Giants like Microsoft and Oracle have headquarters here.


It’s also an inspirational base for diverse cultures, a repository of English heritage and architecture, and a lovely location for good food, great times, and plenty of relaxation. Here is what our team loves most about the area. 

Life at Wade Macdonald


People join Wade Macdonald for our reputation, and they stay for the work environment and culture. We expect our team to deliver excellent results for our clients, and in return we offer great perks and unparalleled career development.


If you’re ready to join a winning team, have a look at our vacancies.


You can also check out our social media channels for a taster of what a career at Wade Macdonald can offer.

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Corporate Social Responsibility


Charitable Causes

Wade Macdonald support the Kidney Foundation. The charity is important to us as we have a member of staff who has been supported by them after suffering renal failure and having to undertake a transplant.

We also offer staff 2 charity days a year, to work with charities that they feel passionately about.

Minimising our environmental impact

We recognise the need to protect the natural environment. Keeping our environment clean and unpolluted is a benefit to all. We operate a reduce, re-use, recycle policy, with recycling facilities provided in our office.

Work-life balance  

We want our staff to have fulfilling and happy lives outside of the workplace by not imposing unreasonable work demands. As such we offer all staff members both flexi-time and agile working.


Human rights

We are dedicated to protecting human rights. We are a committed equal opportunity employer and ensure that our activities do not directly or indirectly violate human rights

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