How long have you been with HRC Recruitment?
I first joined HRC in 2006, then worked with them on a consultancy basis before rejoining full time earlier last year.
What made you want to join?
The opportunity to work closely with Hilary and the team again. So, the people here made the difference for me. We have a great appetite for significant growth and it is exciting to be part of that opportunity from the inside.
What career path did you follow to get to your current role?
Recruitment throughout my career, including running my own recruitment and consultancy business for many years, prior to rejoining HRC.
What was your dream job as a child?
Musician or a footballer.
How do you commute to work?
Drive to a park and ride, then a 30 minute walk to the centre of Edinburgh or motorway drive to Glasgow normally.
What does a typical day look like?
There is no typical day. The variety is the attraction.
What’s the best part of your job?
The quality of the people I work with. The challenge of the people I work with. The pace of the role. Identifying new people for the business and helping them to become successful.
Describe the company culture here.
Highly commercial. Future focused. Supportive and inclusive. We do actually care about our people.
What’s been your biggest success so far?
Helping the people with their professional growth.
What do you like to do in your free time?
I like to play piano and guitar with friends in a band we’ve had since school days. I love going to the Globe in London.
Have you been on holiday this year? If so, where?
I have. The Scottish Island of Barra, London and Turkey.
What is most important to you?
In my professional and personal life, it’s the integrity of the people I am with; it’s learning with a bit of culture thrown in; and it’s being alive to change.
Describe yourself in three words.
Counsellor, busy, impatient.