Abigail Hattersley

Recruitment Consultant

  • LocationLondon, United Kingdom



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Work history


Recruitment Consultant

Tomorrow Recruitment

Jun 2014
  • Candidates • Min 5 Candidate Interviews per week. • Interviewing and liaising with candidates to determine their personal strengths and job requirements. • Providing advice on the career opportunities in the markets we serve, including how to improve a CV • Continuously developing your relationship with Candidates whether you are currently working on live briefs with them or not. • Weekly catch ups with candidates you are currently working with. • Structured Interview Notes and Team review email/briefing. • Matching candidates to jobs and creating shortlists (Live and speculative) • Briefing candidates on suitable roles and preparing them for interviews (inc preparing new portfolios/CVs to suit the clients needs) • Managing the recruitment process, from the initial interview through to the offer being made. You will also facilitate negotiations between the client and candidate, such as salary and start date, and provide feedback before and after interviews • Maintaining, updating and developing the candidate database at all times of the recruitment process. • Responding to ALL candidate queries and questions through email and telephone. Clients • Developing long term relationships with clients by building and understanding of their structure, culture, hiring needs and preferences • Demonstrating a high degree of commercial Acumen • Min 1 client meeting per week. • Introducing suitable candidates to new and existing clients for live vacancies and speculative. • Supplying carefully selected shortlists of candidates for live jobs and speculative • Demonstrate flexibility to tailor our services to each client. • Managing the recruitment process in full from registering a vacancy to the arrival of the successful recruit, inc negotiation of TOB’s. • Weekly client catch up for ALL live jobs. • Maintaining, updating and developing the client database at all times of the recruitment process updating any changes in contact, address, emails and terms. General • Minimum KPI’s to be achieved on a weekly basis. • Managing the inbox on a daily basis, ensuring that all suitable applicants are contacted immediately. • Taking every opportunity to cross sell within the business. • Responsible for sales production within your division and ensuring maximum effort is made contributing to the team bonus. • Answering the telephone in a polite manner and passing on messages successfully. • Being responsive at all times to candidate and client emails/telephone messages and communicating these within the team. • Managing the Design/Creative Support Inbox on a daily basis ensuring continuity within the system. • Alerting team members of leads and client/candidate opportunities. • Writing and advertising new jobs and ensuring these are successfully posted on all sites. • Managing current job adverts, updating and deleting. • Updating the Accounts team with any relevant information for payment. (mainly freelance) • Keeping up excellent communication with the Tomorrow team, promotion of the Brand etc.



The Lady Magazine

Sep 2013 - Sep 2013
  • As an intern, I was asked to manage 'The Lady Loves' online blog - creating and editing content on a daily basis. My role also included research and strategy for Marketing materials and looking through hundred year old archives correlating articles to modern events. I was also asked to write an article which was published within the magazine of November’s issue. This was a role I thoroughly enjoyed.



Advanced Poetry, Novel Writing, Literature and Publishing Since the 18th Century, Gothic Literature,

University Of Greenwich

Aug 2011 - Jun 2014
  • Creative Writing and English Literature