Personal Mission statement
To create a customer-centric recruitment organisation focused on building long-term relationships with our customers through good value and exceptional service.
I’m a sales/account management professional with 10+ years’ experience in various recruitment roles. Having started off my sales career going door to door selling gel pens and cuddly toys I swiftly made the move indoors (where it’s dry) into recruitment and have never looked back. In January 2013, I founded Climb Associates.
In 2004, I entered the recruitment industry starting my own sales recruitment desk. I subsequently changed company and moved into IT recruitment where I had my first exposure to ERP systems recruiting for both SAP and Oracle initiatives. Most recently I have spent 5 years recruiting exclusively within the SAP marketplace. My focus is very much on building strong working relationships based on exceptional customer service. As a result I expanded relationships within my customer organisations to provide resources on a global basis and have placed consultants working on projects in more than 30 countries.
During my time recruiting I’ve come to think of the service I offer like this; If I was a customer, what would I want from my recruitment partner?
I would want someone who takes the time to understand both my business and my team cultural preferences without me having to repeatedly explain it to them. I would want someone who is available to speak to me at short notice, when I needed them but who doesn’t hound me when I’ve repeatedly assured them there is no need for their service right now. I would want a partner I can trust to deliver an excellent service when I need it, and I would want my partner to trust me when I say I will be in touch when I need your help. Finally, and most importantly, I would want a recruitment partner to provide a consultative service and add value to the process because my time is precious and limited. If it wasn’t I would find CVs myself.
I founded Climb Associates with the above in mind and I will ensure that excellent customer service, coupled with swift delivery, is the cornerstone on which this company will be built.
“We learn something every day, and lots of times it’s that what we learned the day before was wrong.”
― Bill Vaughan
“You miss 100 percent of the shots you never take.”
Non work interests
I am a husband, father and dog owner. I spend most of my free time with my wife and daughter or being walked by my springer spaniel. When they’ve tired me out I like to relax by cooking up a storm in the kitchen. I’m a bit of a TV and film buff (Sopranos and Jurassic Park are my favourites, since you asked) and I try to spend the rest of my time meeting friends and family.