David looking away from camera and smiling

David Morel

CEO / Founder

David set up Tiger Recruitment in 2001 and has steered its continued growth and expansion. He plays an integral role in the day-to-day operations of the business, managing the strategic direction of the business with recruitment for his extensive client base.

David’s quirky sense of humour, decades of experience and strategic insight have earnt him fierce loyalty among both his London-based and international clients. This loyalty fuels the desire to maintain Tiger’s place as a premium recruitment partner in the UK and beyond. When he’s not in the office, you might spot him sprinting across nearby Hyde Park – he takes this precious time of reflection when he can, usually returning to the office teeming with new ideas.

What makes you fiercely distinctive?

Leaving no stone unturned until I place a role. I put it down to my unwavering determination and possible competitive nature!

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Latest Insights by David Morel

Tiger Recruitment’s Salary and Benefits Review 2021

Every year, Tiger Recruitment releases a Salary and Benefits Review which collates the data from a survey of 2,700 staff. This year, we knew things would be different. COVID-19 has significantly impacted many of the results in the review. For example, the top priorities for jobseekers this year were salary and job security, which is

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Interviewer’s guide on candidate selection

We have matched exceptional jobseekers with fantastic businesses since 2001 and, for those looking to recruit staff, the hiring process has changed drastically in that time. Even prior to the pandemic, we were already seeing the desires of both businesses and job seekers shift. Now, we’re seeing another dramatic shift in hiring. Both the pandemic

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Tiger Recruitment’s quarterly market update

With September traditionally being one of the busiest periods of the year, and following the government’s announcement of relaxing lockdown measures for many businesses at the beginning of Q3, there was a significant increase in companies kick-starting their recruitment. As we look forward to 2021, there is a sense of optimism about a continued upward

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A return-to-work risk-assessment guide for HR professionals

As the UK reopens and people return to work, organisations and governing bodies have worked on tools to help everyone get back to work safely after COVID-19. The focus of returning to work will be to control the risk of transmission of the virus. Safe working practices must be in place to protect employees and

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10 tips to improve diversity in your startup

Diversity in the workplace refers to the inclusion of different genders, nationalities and other underrepresented groups in the office. Across many industries the lack of diversity is alarming and problematic, however, when it comes to diversity numbers in tech startups, the numbers are dismal. For example, our 2019 research revealed, in a survey of 1000

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Five creative ways to encourage team-building online

Now that we’ve (hopefully) settled into a working-from-home routine, it’s important that we all continue to encourage social interaction with our colleagues in order to maintain connections and reduce feelings of isolation or exclusion. While Friday afternoon drinks and Slack chats are a great start, we’ve come up with five creative collaboration activities that go

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