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First Placement - Robert Dooley

20 Feb 2020

Robert Dooley

Congratulations to Robert Dooley of our Banking and Funds division within our Dublin office on his first placement!

What is your achievement?
First placement

How long have you been working in Brightwater?
6 weeks

What industry and area do you recruit in?
Banking and Funds

What has been your success so far?
My first placement

What was your background before Brightwater?
I worked for 7 years in insurance across Sales, Learning & Development and Sales Management

What made you think about a career in recruitment?
I enjoy meeting people and selling  

What was the process like?
Long but worthwhile in the end. Gave a lot of insight as to what the nuts and bolts of the role would be. It was reassuring to know that not just anyone was getting in.

What skills do you think have helped you most as a recruitment consultant?
I would say my listening skills, my ability to roll up my sleeves and get stuck in, and my empathy.

Now having worked as recruitment consultant, how does the role differ from what you expected?
I was surprised at the level of freedom regarding structuring my own day and it has been interesting to move to more of a “slow burn” sale within recruitment from the “instant hit” of insurance sales.

If you would like to discuss any recruitment needs you and your team may be experiencing or to join our award-winning team, please do not hesitate to contact a member of the Brightwater team on [email protected] or 01 662 1000