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A Day in the Life of a Recruitment Consultant – Emily ling

25/04/2017

A Day in the Life of a Recruitment Consultant – Emily ling

Recruiter Profile
Name: Emily Ling
Job Title: Recruitment Associate
Education: The University of Nottingham
Mortimer Bell International: London

How did you start at Mortimer Bell International?
I applied for their online vacancy for a Recruitment Consultant on LinkedIn

What is your favorite part of working at Mortimer Bell International?
I love interacting with clients and candidates on a day to day basis, as well as the fast-paced environment – I am never bored!

How do you help find jobs for candidates?
I think the main thing that helps me find jobs for candidates, is that I genuinely care about finding my candidates a role that suits them. Building relationships with candidates means that it is easier to find them jobs, as you know exactly what they are looking for, as well as having the drive and passion to not stop looking until you find them the perfect role.

What advice would you give to anyone who is currently looking for a job right now?

Be pro-active and resourceful – if you don’t actively look for jobs, then you won’t find one! Also, give us a call and we can have a confidential, detailed chat, so I can find out what you are looking for. By working with us, you can get expert advice from Consultants who are professional trained on their specific market or technology.

What is the biggest mistake you see job seeks make?
I think the biggest mistake I see candidates make is that they are not being pro-active. Read job specifications properly – tailor your CV to each individual job that you apply for. Also, some candidates don’t try to broaden their experience – do online courses and exams, read books, etc. to gain more knowledge on different technologies.

What do you like to do when you are not working?
I like going to galleries and museums, as well as playing piano and going for walks.

What is an unusual fact about yourself?
I am double jointed – I can twist my hand all the way round!

Any final words for the job seeks reading this?
All I can say again, is be pro-active and resourceful – I cannot say it enough! Always be looking for ways you can broaden your skill set and widen your network.

If you would like more information or to speak with Emily, please contact her on 0203 819 7371 or e.ling@mortimerbell.com

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