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Chris Dresser

Managing Consultant
IT Software Development
Office: Newcastle upon Tyne

Chris is responsible for a team of two consultants, covering the recruitment of permanent and contract IT personnel throughout the North of England. Chris, a graduate in Animal Science from Newcastle University, has over 15 years’ recruitment consultancy experience.

Typical assignments cover roles within Development, Support, Business & Systems Analysis Project Management and IT Management across both the public and private sector. Chris has worked on both permanent and contract recruitment during his time with Nigel Wright. He has worked with clients in many different sectors including higher education, local government, professional services, marketing and digital.

  • Having experienced several disappointing and at times unprofessional recruitment companies and consultants in my search for a new role I can honestly say dealing with Nigel Wright and Chris Dresser has been excellent from start to finish. Chris has kept me informed, responded to queries quickly and efficiently, worked with me to ensure that I had the relevant knowledge to ensure that my interview went smoothly and has been a pleasure to work with.

    Candidate

  • Chris has been extremely helpful and understanding of both my needs and those of the employer. On top of that he has been extremely patient during the whole process. I would highly recommend him and Nigel Wright to anyone considering a career move.

    Candidate

  • Excellent service; very friendly, professional and always available for advice. It’s my first contracting job, so lots of assistance has been required. I would be happy to recommend.

    Candidate

  • Chris is a fantastic professional. He made sure he understood my current situation and suitability for the role, and was there for support throughout the entire process. I wasn't successful in the end, but Chris made the whole process easy and provided good feedback for me to take on board for future applications.

    Candidate

  • It’s my pleasure to give feedback on the service I received from Nigel Wright. Chris Dresser was very professional, and I will happily recommend Nigel Wright to others.

    Candidate

  • The service I revived was been excellent. I have been kept up to date with how my application was going and any reasons for delay. I was sent helpful material for interview preparation in the form of example questions and articles about the company. Feedback after my interview was very quick and the advice for the next stage helped me prepare and gave me the confidence to do well.

    Candidate

  • I have recently been contacted by a few agencies, some of which do not listen to what I am looking for or understand my current position, and then suggest roles which are of no use to me and do not match my skill set. When working with Chris from Nigel Wright, however, he fully understood my current position and needs and liaised with myself and prospective employers to ensure a fully suitable match for all parties.

    Candidate

  • Spot on professional service from Chris, he kept me informed throughout the interview process.

    Candidate

  • The service from Nigel wright is very good indeed. Excellent knowledge of the North East market, and they never bombard you with jobs that are not suitable.

    Candidate

  • Nigel Wright has highly skilled staff that understand the jobs their candidates are applying for. They explain the process clearly and help you find a role that's a solid fit for your skills.

    Candidate

  • It was a pleasure to be approached and put forward by the team at Nigel Wright. They prepared me very well and had obviously spent time matching me to the role and the company. They took the time to get to know me and gave me a lot of confidence, which really helped.

    Candidate

  • Having worked with Chris as a candidate and a client I can confidently say he is superb to work with. He always gives the impression that he cares which inspires confidence. Highly recommended.

    Candidate

  • The agent acted promptly on processing my job application and arranged an interview with the client within a week. Excellent service.

    Candidate

  • I received excellent service from Nigel Wright and Chris Dresser in particular who assisted me in finding my new role. Chris exceeded expectations and went above and beyond. Well done Chris.

    Candidate

  • Chris Dresser of Nigel Wright was professional, kept me updated and went the extra mile in being proactive. Thank you for your help.

    Candidate

  • Chris is really helpful, honest and cares about the roles he puts me forward for.

    Candidate

  • Good service received. Given a good introduction to the employer and kept informed of what was happening.

    Candidate

  • Chris Dresser is easily the most proactive and supportive recruitment consultant I have dealt with.

    Candidate

  • Chris, I found to be very professional. He made frequent contact to make sure that I had prepared for each interview and knew roughly what was coming up. Having applied for only a single job advertised by Nigel Wright, Chris very competently put me forward for other suitable roles. This was a nice change from many other recruiters, who tend to mismatch quite a lot. Excellent, all in all.

    Candidate

  • Chris was very good, he took time to understand my wants and needs, then selected employers who matched my criteria. Salary is only a small part of your career, sure money is nice, but having a culture and environment that suits you is going to make you happier and more successful in the long run. I'm extremely impressed by Chris.

    Candidate

  • Chris has been awesome. He was able to quickly understand the role I was looking for and direct my profile to organisations that had a matching requirement. You cannot go wrong with Chris representing you.

    Candidate

  • Good rapport, knowledge of the jobs market and well targeted – no pushing inappropriate roles to you.

    Candidate