So, what's it all about?

From the beginning, we set out to provide an honest and hassle-free search and selection process with our candidates’ and clients’ needs in mind.


Central to this process is our professional team. With experience at both candidate and client level across a range of sectors, they are well-placed to provide the guidance you need. Their expertise forms the basis of our unique and effective process, which in turn provides the impressive success rates that we’re recognised for.


Operating on a national basis, we collaborate with a range of high profile clients, on projects ranging from executive search to career counselling. Our core values of honesty, integrity and warmth help to create long-lasting relationships, demonstrating that we can manage your search and selection needs for years to come.


Our senior team has over 60 years’ combined professional experience, and this really shows in the quality of our work. Senior roles are the foundation of a successful business and we have a firm belief in quality over quantity, ensuring that you always deal with an expert member of our team whenever you work with us. Building on this we believe that no two roles are ever the same, so it’s vital to understand your needs and expectations in order to provide the best possible results.

Our honesty ensures that there are no surprises along the way and results in successful long-term appointments.

Our standards built the foundations for our effective processes, helping us to deliver our impeccable track record.

We don't just focus on results to make the right decisions, we also listen to our intuition and treat everyone with warmth and respect.

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A different approach to others

We're pleased to introduce our senior team, you will always work alongside one of our founding partners during the search and selection process. We work with a transparent, open approach and in addition to introducing ourselves, we look forward to getting to know you better.

  • Resonate

    Alison Cannon

    Founding Partner

  • Resonate

    Martin Thayne

    Founding Partner

  • Resonate

    Therese Engall

    Founding Partner

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"Resonate conducted a search for BFFF after their own extensive efforts had failed to find a credible shortlist. They delivered a quality shortlist with 3 appointable candidates being found. Throughout the process Resonate kept us well informed and consulted effectively at every stage. I would have no hesitation in recommending their services or using them again".

Brian Young, Chief Executive - British Frozen Foods Federation

"Alison Cannon handled the process with professionalism and the utmost discretion throughout…presented a fantastic shortlist that provided real choice…challenged our thinking by demonstrating a real understanding of our business needs".

Debbie Robinson - Managing Director, Spar UK

"I have worked with Therese for many years now and can categorically say that Therese is in the top three of Senior Search and Recruitment professionals I have ever had the pleasure of dealing with".

Bob King - Compliance & Operational Excellence Director – Hovis Ltd

"We have used Martin on many occasions for our most senior appointments. He is well connected, really understands our business and manages relationships well".

Julian Bell - HR Director at Muller Wiseman Dairies

"I have worked with Alison and Therese and known them for several years. Recently I worked with them on my current role. They stand out amongst head-hunters for their warmth, engagement, VALUES and understanding of the process".

Jason Kelly - Supply Chain Director - Chingford Fruit Ltd

"Therese worked with me to achieve a successful placement in a senior operations role within the food industry. Her first rate knowledge of the industry and her capability to quickly align my career aspirations with the needs of her client were instrumental in this process".

Steve Wood - Operations Director – Tulip Ltd

"I found Martin extremely expert at working out exactly what we wanted and also having the strength in depth of aligning our needs with the right individuals".

John Sharkey - Chief Executive Officer - SEC Ltd