My background has been a mix of Administration, Customer Support, HR and Recruitment, working for companies such as British Airways, Eurostar and the European Commission.
This variety of roles, coupled with the Travel and Tourism Industry taught me so much about the importance of good customer service and delivering on your promises – both of which I’ve carried with me within my career ever since.
My time now is taken up by my family, especially my two children (who have a better social life than I do!), which was why I jumped at the chance to join Jenrick who were offering a part time role that I could build around my other commitments.
It became apparent very quickly that Jenrick was a special place to work. There is such a great mix of ages and backgrounds, everyone gets on wonderfully and there is an overwhelming family feeling that runs throughout the company. Even though it is a busy office environment there is a lot of banter and joking, ensuring that it’s a really fun place to be.
As I’ve mentioned, my family definitely takes priority when I’m not at work, however I have always loved the arts and have attended numerous classes on photography, sculpture, pottery, watercolours and also languages. My aim is to continue with another class in the near future, in what…. I’m still deciding!
The Jenrick Group is regarded as one of the leading recruitment companies within the UK and is a four time "Sunday Times Top 100 Company to Work For".
Having been in recruitment for 15 years, in 2006 I decided to form Jenrick Commercial (a new division of The Jenrick Group) and I have to say, it’s been one hell of a ride. Recruitment has changed drastically over the last 15 years, however, I’ve learnt that if you keep things simple, work hard, be honest and really understand your clients and candidates then you will do well.
My loves in life are my wife (Miriam) and my son (Toron). I’ve been married for nearly 20 years, so I was snapped up early (my wife clearly has good taste – or at least I like to think so!).
2017 was our busiest year since we started trading over 11 years ago. However, as the business has grown our levels of service to our clients and candidates has been maintained at the highest levels. Jumping back to 2016 when we closed on a record year when, we thought the market had peaked – 2017 only went and continued in the same fashion and superseded our expectations. We saw our business increase by 153% from 2016. The experience we have gained through these busy times has set us apart from a lot of other companies which is why we retain the vast majority of our clients and see candidates making us the first choice to help them find exceptional jobs.
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