Technology Development & Manufacturing Company

How Corecom found a niche skillset contractor to help the clients urgent skills gap requirement.

Key successes

Sourced a very niche Embedded Software Engineer skillset

Provision of an in-depth job specification was key to prompt contractor placement

Removed the element of stress from the entire project, as well as the recruitment process

This global technology business develops and manufactures technology. As well as supplying hardware, the company inspires and enables the latest tech solutions and ideas.


In 2023 the technology development and manufacturing company identified a skills gap during an extremely busy time when demand for their services was rapidly increasing. The company were in immediate need of an Embedded Software Engineer.


The business was struggling to recruit for this niche skill – this type of role is in high demand and there is a shortage of people in the technology market with these skills. They had been unsuccessful with the recruitment company they had initially used to fill the position, who had delivered just one candidate and which had fallen through.


Corecom supported the company, taking them through their proven recruitment process and sourcing candidates from their existing relationship pool. This process involved:

  • Understanding the company, the background and future growth plans
  • Taking an in-depth job specification, including relevant technology skills and knowledge requirements
  • Selected trusted and talented contractors that Corecom had a strong relationship with
  • Matched the needs of the client to the wants of the candidate perfectly

This resulted in the prompt placement of a contract Embedded Software Engineer, the outcome of which has been a long-term contract engagement. Corecom’s technology contract recruitment support removed the element of stress from the entire project for the company, as well as the recruitment process.