60 SECONDS WITH EMMA BRINDLE, TALENT DIRECTOR AT SMART10
August 16, 2020
60 SECONDS WITH EMMA
Describe yourself in 3 words Focussed, Enthusiastic & Charming.
What do you like most about your job? I have a genuine passion for people and love what I do. Everyone should enjoy going to work on a Monday morning – you’re in the wrong job if you don’t and we’d love to help you!
What is your biggest achievement throughout your career? Helping to turn around an underperforming office and getting the opportunity to relocate to Dubai to help set up a new recruitment division. I’ve also loved running my own business.
What 3 interview tips would you give a candidate? Preparation, Confidence & Research.
Who inspires you? I like the go-getters, the doers, the ones who really make it happen. I’m fortunate to work with many successful businessmen/women that hugely inspire and motivate me. Talent comes in many forms and abilities.
Where do you see yourself in 5 years’ time? Still loving what I’m doing, with a growing team and helping many more talented candidates find their dream jobs.
Any career regrets? – No! I’ve had an amazing career and have worked with some inspiring managers.
How many years’ experience within the industry do you have? – 12 years+
Dream job? I actually always wanted to be a weather girl or travel journalist.
Something we don’t know about you? I’ve climbed Kilimanjaro and run the London Marathon (2015).
What do you do in your spare time? I’m a lover of the great outdoors and enjoy long country walks with my lovely Cocker Spaniel, Rufus and my little boy Arthur. I love travelling, skiing, keeping fit and challenging those culinary skills.
What motivates you? Fulling my extensive ‘bucket list’ and having a genuine passion for helping others reach their potential in ‘the right job’