Recruitment and HR

Get to know our Senior Consultant Victoria

29 Oct 2019

Our Senior Consultant Victoria is an extremely experienced recruiter who joined Stopgap over 3 years ago and works in our agency team, helping them find the best Account Handlers, Project Managers & Planners out there - both freelance to permanent! 

How long have you been working at Stopgap? 

Just over 3 years

And what was your career path to becoming a recruiter?

I've always been a recruiter! (Bar a year of working at the BBC and as a political researcher.) I used to work in high net worth private staffing recruitment for 5 years.

What sector do you work on at Stopgap?

I'm a Senior Consultant specialising in Client Services, Strategy and Project Management roles for Creative, Advertising and Marketing Agencies

What do you enjoy about working as a recruitment consultant?

The satisfaction of really making a difference to someone's job search and hopefully helping them secure a role that they're excited about

And what is special or interesting about working at Stopgap specifically?

The people! It's a genuinely collaborative place with colleagues always stepping up to help each other out

What's your fondest or funniest memory of Stopgap?

Grape crushing on our trip to Porto in 2018!

Do you have 3 things you've learned about recruitment during your time as a consultant?

There will always be highs and lows when you're job hunting - you've got to keep your chin high and be resilient.

People always appreciate a kind word. If in doubt always present the candidate or wild card- because you never know

If you could sum Stopgap up in 3 words what would they be?

Genuine, supportive and human.

Hear more about Stopgap from Victoria... 

Stopgap is a genuinely collaborative place with colleagues always stepping up to help each other out.
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