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About Us

thefutureworks is a commercial recruitment agency, a division of PeoplesFuture Ltd owned by Coventry University, which was established to provide quality, intelligent and flexible temporary and permanent recruitment solutions across a wide range of sectors and levels of role.

About Us

‘thefutureworks’ is an employment business established in Coventry now for almost 20 years, which through our teams local knowledge and expertise, provides a quality and knowledgeable service in the supply of permanent and temporary recruitment solutions.

We support businesses with their recruitment across a range of sectors across Coventry, Warwickshire and the West Midlands, and offer candidates at various stages of their careers a consultative service, referring them for roles that truly match their aspirations.

We are a unique employment business in also being a subsidiary of Coventry University Higher Education Corporation. Therefore, as well as our team recruiting for local companies in the region, we also manage manage Coventry University’s short and long term temporary commercial staffing requirements. Through the university’s exceptional growth over recent years to one of the top ranking modern universities in the country, many temporary staff go on to secure careers with CU and its wider group commercial operations.


Whilst thefutureworks sources and recruits permanent, temporary, full and part time roles for commercial and professionally experienced individuals, we also work closely with students and graduates of Coventry University.

We’re highly committed to providing a quality service and our experience is extensive with our team of consultants’ recruitment background surmounting in excess of 70 years; so we really know and understand our business!

Furthermore businesses and candidates working with thefutureworks are also uniquely supporting the local economy. What distinguishes us from other agencies in the area is our profits are ultimately reinvested by Coventry University, being one of the largest employers and investors in activities for the West Midlands, as well as across England and globally, and therefore instrumental to the wider economy of our home town and region.

Good news for Employers & Candidates

thefutureworks is a ‘breath of fresh air’ for employers, Human Resource professionals and candidates seeking support from people with the depth of knowledge and experience required to deliver people with the relevant skills and experience for their organisations, and to advise and match people to the right roles for them.

To provide added confidence in our practices, we are corporate members of the Recruitment and Employment Confederation, working to the Code Professional Practice, and a member of The British Institute of Recruiters. Furthermore as a subsidiary of Coventry University, thefutureworks embraces and is measured against performance delivery, professionalism and integrity, and not targeted solely to be reward driven.

Our Mission

Our mission is to provide unprecedented levels of service for all our clients as well as for individuals who are seeking their next career move. We possess a wealth of recruitment expertise which assists us in the development of long-term partnerships. With our high quality customer service we aim to provide a team of professionals who will listen to your exact requirements, in order to fully understand who are the right people for the right vacancies, and to identify suitable and rewarding roles for our candidates.

So whether you are seeking job opportunities, or recruiting for high quality personnel
thefutureworks team is looking forward to hearing from you!

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