“Recruitment is a rollercoaster job – what we call Champagne and Razorblades”

I own a recruitment company Watson Collard with my business partner Craig Watson, specializing in recruiting for other recruitment agencies: Rec-to-Rec.

I think if you ask most recruiters how they got into it, the common answer is ‘I fell into it’. That’s been the case with me, too.

I did a science degree in uni, but never pursued it. Then I spent a year backpacking in Australia, falling in love with the country. Coming back to UK, I figured I’d better get a real job, so I went to a recruitment agency with no idea what I wanted.

They suggested I try recruiting, and that’s how I got started! Continue reading