Meet The Recruiter: Linzi Murphy

Meet The Recruiter: Linzi Murphy

13 October 2017

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How did you get in to recruitment?

I went to register with an agency straight after leaving Uni, hoping to find some temp work. At the registration meeting, they offered me a role working on their reception desk, covering maternity leave. While working in the reception area, I got a really good feel for recruitment and realised I wanted to become a recruiter myself so, here we are, eleven years later.

What was your dream job as a child?  

I wanted to be a newsreader – I must have enjoyed watching the news when I was younger. I also wanted to be a dancer and I still want to be one thirty years later as my colleagues would probably agree -  especially after a HRC night out! I have been known to impersonate Michael Jackson, Madonna and Beyonce.

How do you commute?

I live five minutes from the local train station so I get the train every day.

What does a typical day look like?

In the eleven years I have worked in recruitment, no two days have ever been the same. It’s such a varied job, which comes with its challenges. It can mainly involve a lot of client meetings, candidate registrations, filling temp bookings, sourcing for permanent roles, sales calls, networking – the list is endless!

What’s the best part of your job?

I get to meet new people every day, whether that is a candidate looking for a new job or a client looking for their next hire. I love making someone’s day by calling with an exciting job offer.

What’s been your biggest success so far?

My 3 year old daughter Mollie, who is the craziest, funniest and most clever little person.  

What do you like to do in your free time?

Run, run and more running – you can often hear me in the office talking about PB’s, 10ks, lap times … I think most folk just ignore me these days!  

What is most important to you?

Family, friends and happiness.

Describe yourself in three words.

Passionate, loyal and blonde.

 

Written By Linzi Murphy

Comments

Hello Linzi ! I am a bilingual (English/Spanish) professional looking to work in a customer service role.
Posted on Thursday, October 26, 2017 18:22 by Eloisa
Hi Linzi, I am looking for work experience in any HR role, seen your post and was hoping you would be able to help me. Thanks
Posted on Tuesday, October 17, 2017 01:50 by Chloe
linzi, currently, looking for work. have over 10 years office experience. and looking for a temporary job.
Posted on Monday, October 16, 2017 09:50 by william walker
Hi I am in market for role can you help Regards Alan
Posted on Monday, October 16, 2017 09:44 by Alan
I have looking for an office job. I have worked in my different companies in my working i would do anything i set my mind
Posted on Sunday, October 15, 2017 23:38 by Doreen currens
Hi Linzi. Could you help me find my ideal job? I just finished my Master in the University of Glasgow.
Posted on Sunday, October 15, 2017 19:41 by ELENI SYRAKI
Hi Linzi. Can you help me find my ideal job.
Posted on Sunday, October 15, 2017 19:18 by Scott

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