A People Insights Business

Talent Intelligence and Strategic Consultancy which transforms businesses

People Insights
to transform your business

Cogito was formed in 2014 with the sole vision to disrupt the recruitment industry by helping businesses to improve direct hiring.

​​Our Vision 

To empower organisations like yours to engage and secure the talent you’re after rather than relying on costly traditional recruitment agencies; becoming the talent partner you cannot do without.

By blending industry-leading talent solutions expertise with unrivalled research we will create bespoke programmes of work and people insights reports, to ensure you’re well ahead of the competition when it comes to both attracting and retaining talent.


In partnership with your business we will:
  • Improve direct hiring
  • Increase your return on investment
  • Reduce cost per hire
  • Reduce time to hire
  • Secure those individuals who’ll transform your business

Strategic Audit

The first step towards becoming successfully self-sufficient in recruitment


We will take full ownership of the Design, Build and Delivery of the recruitment function so that we can transfer it back to you at the end of the programme.

Project Outsource

A tactical solution to ensure short term hiring needs are met and a return on investment achieved.

Talent Mapping

Talent mapping enables organisations to assess their existing skills while identifying those required for the future.

Talent Pipelines

The very best candidates for your organisation to build direct relationships with to fill your vacancies and reduce recruitment agency use.

Leadership Hiring

Enhancing senior hiring through unrivalled market insights & candidate intelligence
  • “The quality of candidate insight has enabled us to engage with high calibre talent for key positions which will support our business growth and the provision of full market maps has further helped us to create future talent pipelines. Their consultative approach and ability to gather and analyse people and market data provided our business leaders with the deep insight required to support them in making the strategic decision to expand our geographical footprint within the UK.  We consider Cogito to be a partner who puts our goals first and one which we will continue to work with in the future as key component of our recruitment model.”  VP HR – Global FinTech Organisation
  • “Operating in a highly competitive market and as a business placing high emphasis on recruiting individuals against our values, it is vital that we work with a partner who understands our organisation, our people and our future. Cogito completely get it; their research and mapping solutions have enabled us to engage with talent we would not normally attract through our traditional recruitment suppliers.” CEO – UK Manufacturing Organisation
  • “As a partner Cogito has offered consultative advice to help us shape roles and propositions to ensure that we are able to attract the best and helping us to achieve our goals of reducing headhunt spend, and increasing the overall capability of the people in our organisation to achieve our strategy.” CEO – UK Design Organisation
  • The depth and quality of insight provided by Cogito to assist our search has been exceptional. Their ability to understand not only the skill but type of person we needed gave us full confidence that they were the right partner. The standard of shortlisted candidates was of the highest standard and we look forward to engaging them on future mapping projects”  Head of Recruitment – Global Retailer
  • “We have benefited from Cogito’s unique approach to support Executive recruitment projects which not only resulted in an improved recruitment service for our hiring managers but also enabled us to reduce recruitment spend and create talent pipelines for future roles “ HR Director – Marine Manufacturer