Want to know a little bit more about the newest addition to our HR Recruitment team? We spent five minutes chatting to Senior Recruitment Consultant, Michelle, who joined us in March.
Give a potted history of your career to date.
I have been in the recruitment industry for over 16 years and have specialised in sales, marketing and HR recruitment across a variety of sectors including hospitality, engineering, manufacturing and retail, on both a national and international scale.
Why did you get into recruitment?
I am a people person and thrive on developing relationships, so this industry gives me the opportunity to do this on both a client and candidate level.
What qualifications do you have?
I am First Aid qualified and have an NVQ level 2 in Childcare.
What do you think makes a great recruitment consultant?
Someone who takes genuine interest in their candidates and clients, will take the time to listen and be consultative especially with candidates as you are playing a big part in their lives when you assist with a job search. Having a positive approach and being able to think outside the box as recruitment is not always straight forward.
Your biggest achievement at Bond Williams?
I have been placing candidates for clients in a higher quality of role (Director level appointments) than previous agencies I have worked in.
Your biggest achievement in life?
My son Harry who is 17 months old.
Always wanted to travel to…?
India – Calcutta as that is where my grandparents are from.
Always wanted to learn how to…?
Play the drums
If I weren’t a recruitment consultant, I would be…?
People would be surprised to know this about me?
I play netball in the Premier league in Bournemouth.
Motto in life or something you strongly believe in?
Live everyday as if it was your last because you never know what tomorrow will bring!