New starter spotlight - Jyoti & Phil

It’s time to welcome our two new recruits!

2019 has got off to a flying start for ENG, joining us at the end of January we welcome two experienced consultants into our brands. Jyoti Patel joins our Network HR brand, Phil Bloomer is the newest addition to Procurement People.

Jyoti joins us as a Principal Consultant with a wealth of recruitment and HR experience with a CIPD qualification. With over 10 years’ experience primarily working in the senior London market she will focus on mid-senior level HR appointments across the UK partnering with leading legal and accountancy firms.

Phil joins the business as a Senior Consultant within Procurement People, with an impressive 18 years of recruitment experience under his belt working most recently working with GAP Personnel and Jonathan Lee. Phil has been supplying talent to the manufacturing businesses within the Midlands and will be focusing within the manufacturing niche in Procurement supplying mid-senior talent across the UK.

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


What drew you to recruitment in the first place?

Jyoti: Meeting new people every day, the excitement of sales and money!
Phil: I fell into Recruitment knowing very little about the industry and quickly found myself very much enjoying the environment, the pace of the work and the very satisfying feeling when you achieve success.  I love talking and actually found a role where I am paid to talk!

Describe your personality in three words.

Jyoti: Loyal, optimist, tenacious.  
Phil: Calm, laid back, resilient.

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

Jyoti: Mainly people in my family/ friends circle…no celebrities really.
Phil: My Grandfather, he was one of the hardest working, most honest and respected people I have ever met.  I have always lived and worked to his values which has always served me very well.

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

Jyoti: Full time property development/ renovation
Phil: I would love to work with animals, especially dogs!

How do you spend your spare time?

Jyoti: Shopping, cooking and trips with friends and family/ visiting new places
Phil: I am a sucker for good food, nice wine and real ale.  I am also a first dan in Sankukai Karate.

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

Jyoti: I like that the opportunity is something new and old. New – the HR focus and old - getting back into the London market.
Phil: I am very much looking forward to approaching the market as a true Procurement specialist, the discipline and industry focus is very exciting for me.