• September 2011


    ODC launched into the market as an Engineering and IT recruitment agency set to change the face of recruitment and deliver a relationship focussed service.

  • July 2012

    First employee

    Within just 6 months, ODC hired its first employee – Chris Payne who is still with us today and is our longest serving employee!

  • July 2012

    Office move

    Expansion continues with ODC moving to a larger building allow us to share our superb recruitment solutions with more clients.

  • February 2015

    First support function hire

    ODC hired its first administrator to allow those lovely recruiters to spend more time finding super stars for clients.

  • April 2017

    Change in focus to Engineering and Manufacturing

    After a successful impact on the engineering market and development of an industry leading technical team, ODC decided to close the IT arm of the business to focus solely on Engineering & Manufacturing, further improving our service.

  • October 2017

    Office move due to expansion

    15 employees strong and yet another new office, we love a move!

  • November 2017

    New website launch

    ODC unveiled a brand-new website to showcase the array of services on offer for both candidates and clients!

  • November 2017

    Team ODC completes Tough Mudder!

    Some of the ODC team took on Tough Mudder and completed the course in just 4 hours (despite the incredibly steep hills)

  • April 2018

    Team Quarterly Do

    ODC mastered an Escape Room… Luckily the whole team managed to find a way out. Problem solving stars!

  • May 2018

    Finalist for Business of the Year

    After some tough competition, ODC were shortlisted for Business of the Year at the South East Business Awards!

  • June 2018

    First company holiday to Marbella

    After hitting ambitious delivery & service targets to clients we treated the team to time in the Marbella sun!

  • September 2018

    5 Year Celebration

    Our second 5 year employee celebrating their time here at ODC. How better to celebrate than with two bespoke handmade shoes?

  • October 2018

    Launch of Vincere

    The technology at ODC evolves as a new CRM/ATS system is introduced to streamline business procedures.

  • October 2018

    Team Quarterly Do

    The ODC team dress up and head to 100 Wardour Street in London for a team night out at the end of Q3.

  • January 2019

    Creation of Senior Leadership Team

    The ODC team is rapidly expanding so we introduced a senior leadership team to support the growing number of recruiters joining the business.

  • March 2019

    Q1 Celebration

    The team head out for the end of Q1 celebrations to Thirsty Bear in Reading.

  • April 2019

    Company car

    The official ODC car arrives, ready to bring our recruitment experts to you.

  • May 2019

    First marketing hire

    ODC hired its first marketing person to help strengthen our growing social media (Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn), marketing presence and creative campaigns!

  • June 2019

    Second company holiday to Barcelona

    For the second year running, ODC jetted off on a company holiday but this time to relax in the Spanish sun!

  • July 2019

    Launch of Engage Tech

    ODC launched the innovative back office software and smart platform

  • July 2019

    Birmingham office opens

    Having established a major presence in the Midlands, ODC opened its first regional office in Fort Dunlop, Birmingham - employing an experienced Engineering Business Manager to take the reigns on this new office!

  • July 2019

    First Birmingham based staff hired

    ODC keep up with demand and welcome yet another experienced Recruiter to help boost the Birmingham office and business in this area!

  • July 2019

    First £1m month

    We were really proud to achieve £1m turnover in a single month for the first time!

  • August 2019

    Office move due to expansion

    ODC have an office purpose-built to house the 25% increase of staff within 3 months. We are now located at our new office based in Frimley, Surrey.

  • September 2019

    Caricatures displayed in the new office

    To really capture the character of each employee, ODC invited a caricaturist into the office for a hilarious afternoon creating a picture each for the whole team to display in the new office!

  • September 2019

    8 year anniversary

    Happy 8th Birthday ODC!

  • September 2019

    ODC raises £225 for Macmillan

    We love to take part in events, especially if they’re for a great cause (with cake). ODC took part in Macmillan’s World’s Biggest Coffee Morning with staff bringing in homemade bakes and raising a whopping £225!

  • October 2019

    New Head of Recruitment

    Congratulations to Stuart Kerr as he is promoted to Head of Recruitment!

  • October 2019

    End of Q3 staff party at Ascot Racecourse

    ODC team are spotted at Ascot Racecourse having a day at the races to celebrate their hard work at the end of Q3!

  • January 2020

    New website

    ODC launched a state-of-the-art website, designed to match our vibrant company culture!

at Owen Daniels

Since opening in 2011, ODC has grown from strength to strength, developing and growing year on year. We are proud to be the high performing boutique business we are today, each year further cementing our place at the top of our market.

If you’re looking for an opportunity to either begin or develop your career within recruitment or turn a passion for engineering into a success, then we want to hear from you!