Riddhi Shukla
Consultant - Housing


University of Essex


English Literature

Date joined

May 2021

Where are you from originally?

I was born in Tanzania, but grew up in Leicester!

What drew you towards a career in recruitment?

I wanted a role that was challenging and fast paced

What first attracted you to James Andrews?

I really liked that there was a team based aspect with James Andrews, made things a little less daunting!

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

I  wanted a graduate role in Leicester because it’s my hometown, all my family are here and  I always knew I wanted to be back after uni

Favourite thing about working here so far?

Definitely the people, everyone has been so lovely so far.  I also  love being in the social housing team and how busy it is everyday!

What has surprised you most about being a Recruitment Consultant?

How much paperwork there is!!

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

I’ve really enjoyed putting the things I’ve learnt into practice.