Meet the Recruiter: Craig Godsman

Posted August 11 2021 By Craig Godsman
 What made you want to join HRC Recruitment? In my previous role, I worked on a project that HRC Recruitment was also involved in. I had moved back to Scotland after twelve years in London and met up with the lovely Jackie for a coffee and a chat. I was very intrigued by their reputation as an industry leading company that specialised in multi-sector recruitment services across Scotland and knew it was a no brainer. What career path did you follow before getting into recruitment? I had a seven year career working as an actor and singer in the theatre industry where I travelled the world on cruise ships as a male vocalist, performing in pantomime every Christmas across the U.K. and working in the States as part of the Twelve Tenors. You may also see me dancing in a very famous Walt Disney movie … If you pick up my call I will tell you which one! What was your dream job as a child?  I always knew I wanted to travel and work with people. I think I can look back at both my career working as an international performer and my career in recruitment and say I have definitely achieved that. What’s been your biggest success so far? Despite all the odds being against me, I was able to secure a scholarship to theatre school and move from Aberdeen to London when I was 18 years old. This would then lead to me travelling the world for free as a performer. That is something I will forever be grateful for. When we’re not in the middle of a pandemic, what do you like to do in your free time? When I am not working you are most likely to find me walking my dog by the sea or in the countryside. I am also a huge coffee fanatic so like to explore new places across the city. Meet the Recruiter Craig GodsmanWhat is most important to you? My family. Describe yourself in three words. Tall, Happy and Funny. Now ask the last person you messaged to describe you in three words. Tall, Generous and Caring. Tell us a fun fact about yourself. I once had a pet seagull called Twinkle. Yes, it was a bit odd now that I think of it …   Favourite film? Mrs Doubtfire. By a long shot. Favourite singer / artist? Elvis. What an absolute legend. Favourite book? The Hunger Games blew my mind. I could read them again and again. Favourite colour? Blue. Meet the Recruiter Craig GodsmanSun or snow? I love skiing so definitely snow over sun. Apple or android? Android. TikTok or Instagram? Instagram, I haven’t joined the TikTok craze yet but could definitely be persuaded. Tea or coffee? Coffee. Always.
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