Daniel Bennett
Consultant - Property Management & Construction

University

University of Birmingham

Degree

Music (BMus)

Date joined

August 2021

Where are you from originally?

Leicester

What drew you towards a career in recruitment?

I was drawn to a career in recruitment for several reasons; firstly the opportunity to work within such a fast-paced and interesting environment definitely appealed to me! The ‘people’ aspect of recruitment also attracted me to a career in recruitment, as consultants work with lots of people from all kinds of diverse backgrounds and walks of life.

What first attracted you to James Andrews?

After researching the company, I found that James Andrews had grown and expanded rapidly in a short space of time which highlighted the level of ambition and drive throughout – an aspect that really appealed to me. Another aspect that attracted me was the focus on internal progression and development within James Andrews as I found that there is plenty of opportunity for progression within the company.

Why did you decide to seek a graduate role in Leicester?

I decided to seek a graduate role in Leicester because, having grown up here, I knew that I would be able to start a career and enjoy working in such a vibrant and exciting city, surrounded by friends and family – and new colleagues!

Favourite thing about working here so far?

My favourite thing about working at James Andrews so far is the team! Everybody has been really welcoming, friendly and great to work alongside.

What has surprised you most about being a Recruitment Consultant?

The most surprising thing about being a Recruitment Consultant has been the variation between day-to-day tasks – there’s so many different things to do and learn, the role is even more engaging than I initially thought!

What have you enjoyed most so far about your day-to-day work or training?

The most enjoyable aspect of my training so far has been being able to work alongside the team here and learn from everyone and their own individual experiences as Recruitment Consultants.