New Starter Spotlight – James Phillips

We are well and truly into the new year here at Network House, and 2018 is shaping  up to be full of exciting new things for all of our divisions. We kick off January with a bucket load of new recruits, including 13 brand new delegates on our Executive Academy. Keep your eyes peeled for an introduction to them!

But first, we’re delighted to announce the newest member of the ENG team – James Phillips! James has two years recruitment experience from his time at IDEX Consulting where he worked in the General Insurance Market across the Midlands. He now works within our Facilities Management division, specialising in M&E (Mechanical Engineering) within the Midlands.

Read the interview below to find out more about the newest #RisingStar of Network House!

> Where did you work before you joined ENG?

IDEX Consulting – Birmingham as a Recruitment Consultant working in the General Insurance Market across the Midlands.

> What drew you to recruitment in the first place?

I love working with and speaking to all kinds of people and I also feel passionate about offering a fantastic service to both clients and candidates. Finding the perfect role for people is important to me, to help people realise their ambitions.

> Describe your personality in three words.

Dedicated, Ambitious and Humorous.

> One of ENG’s strongest values is inspiration. Who inspires you the most?

My father. Unfortunately he passed away recently, but my Dad inspired me through his determined attitude and hard work. He was an Electrician, Electrical Engineer and a Maintenance Manager throughout his career, which ties in very nicely with the sector that I am working in now.

> What would you do if you didn’t work in recruitment?

I would love to have been a sports writer/journalist as I do love sports and I am always reading about what’s happening in the sporting world.

> How do you spend your spare time?

My spare time is spent with my family, my fiancée and my two daughters mainly. My hobbies include football, boxing and watching films!

> What are you most excited about working at Executive Network Group?

I am most excited about joining a fantastic business with a really strong team and this will help me to realise my dreams of helping to create a comfortable life for my family.