Next up on our “Pulse Gets Personal” series is our candidate manager Sophie Jones. Sophie is hard working, driven and she believes in always keeping in contact with her candidates. So let’s here a little bit about Sophie!
Tell us your story of how you got into recruitment : I found myself drawn to recruitment after hearing about Pulse Recruitment via a friend. It felt like a natural progression as I have a passion for helping people and a track record of running successful businesses, so I thought it would a great career move. I’m loving every minute of it and I know I’ve found my true calling.
Years in industry? 3 months- but many more to come.
What inspires you to go to work every day? I’m very focused on achieving greatness with in my role. I also have personal goals of purchasing a harbour view apartment in the next few years.
Career achievements? I found my love of sales whilst working my way up the corporate ladder, from an independent contractor to a Managing Director status, within one of the world’s largest face to face organisations. I was the top sale person out of 300 and I won a trip traveling to Singapore, London, Rome and Madrid to help set up satellite offices.
Full Name: Sophie Jones
Hometown: Torquay, Victoria
Currently Live: Sydney
Occupation at Pulse Recruitment: Candidate Manager
Length at Pulse Recruitment: 3 months
How you spend your spare time: Relaxing at home watching movies. When the sun is shining bright I love lazing at the beach soaking up the sun and feeling the sand between my toes.
Breakfast meal of choice before the workday: Cheese and spinach quiche.
Dream travel destination (or favourite place you’ve been): There are so many to choose from, but Mexico, Spain, Turkey and Egypt- just to name a few on my bucket list.
Currently Reading: Not much. Too busy smashing work.
Favourite film: The breakfast Club.
Pick your poison: Sangria
What three things can you not live without? My teddy bear, tiramisu, my family and music- that’s four but I need them all!
Who’s your idol (and why?): Michael Jackson: Why? His style, status, and his dance moves.
Do you have any hidden talents? I can blow a melody of bubbles with my mouth.
What makes you the happiest? Music and dancing always takes me to my happy place.
Name one cool thing on your bucket list: F18 jet fighter flight is the number one my list!
What do you want to be when you grow up? A world famous DJ
Best piece of advice you’ve ever heard (or been given): Be yourself, everyone else is taken.
Red Wine or White? Red
Mountains or beach? Beach
Country or city? City
Dogs, Cats or Reptiles? Chameleon
Winter, Spring, Summer or Fall? Summer
Until next time…