Profile SYNTEC (France)

Syntec Conseil - Recruitment

148, Boulevard Haussmann

F – 75008 Paris


Tel: 0033 144304990

Fax: 0033 140507357




Year established: SYNTEC (1965),  Syntec Conseil – Recruitment (2019)

Full time staff: SYNTEC 60; SYNTEC Recruitment (1)

Countries served: France

Number of members: 80


Contact name: Isabelle Richard (Policy officer) 




SYNTEC Conseil - Recruitment membership does not include:

  • Employment agencies/Placement Services
  • Temporary employment agencies.

SYNTEC Conseil - Recruitment is the only official body in France through its belonging to the MEDEF (Movment for French Companies).


The four other professional unions within Syntec Conseil are:

  • Syntec Conseil – Marketing and Surveys
  • Syntec Conseil – Management Consulting
  • Syntec Conseil - Communication
  • Syntec Conseil – Career Consulting (Outplacement)



  • Two years job experience as recruitment consultant
  • Two years of existence as a company
  • Recommandation from SYNTEC Recruitment members
  • Audit by the SYNTEC Admission committee
  • Subscription to the recruitment code of professional conduct



Syntec Conseil - Recruitment aims to

  • Establish code of ethics and best practices in recruitment and search activities
  • Be a professional label
  • Follow changes in professional practices and assessment tools
  • Put the light on its members and promote their interests


Main events:

  • Annual seminar summer university
  • All members and partners year cocktail
  • The human resources book of the year Award (SYNTEC recruitment “Sciences Po” (political sciences school), Le Monde partnership)
  • Debates, training sessions and study trips abroad
  • Studies on most efficient practices (e.g. use of internet, use of databases)
  • Syntec Conseil Grand Prix
  • The“ Boosting campaign“ , event aimed to help seniors  to go  back to employment


Syntec Conseil - Recruitment as a profession follows the basic “principals” as such:


Three steps

  • Pre-search diagnostic : environment, job description and profile
  • Search and selection
  • Candidate’s integration


Two rules

  • Guarantee for implementing all means to reach success in the assignment (for the client)
  • Guarantee for exclusivity 


Syntec Conseil - Recruitment contribution to the profession:

  • Agreements with official bodies (such as APEC, agency for executive employment, CNIL, national committee for data base ands citizen freedom)
  • Norms and best practices
  • Active support actions to develop diversity



Ranging from 700 € to 9 000 € according to the annual turn-over.