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Celebrating Women In Recruitment: Megan's Story At Taylor Hawkes

In honour of International Women's Day, we are proud to spotlight Megan, a dedicated and passionate recruitment consultant!

Updated: 6th March 2024

Megan isn't just passionate about her job; she's passionate about connecting talented individuals with fulfilling careers. But what does a typical day look like for her?

A Day in the Life of Megan
Megan's day is a busy one, packed with tasks that ensure a smooth and successful recruitment process. Here's a glimpse into her routine:

  • The Talent Scout
    In the mornings, she meticulously searches LinkedIn and Taylor Hawkes' database to find candidates who perfectly match clients' needs.
  • The Introducer
    Megan identifies the best-suited candidates and presents them to clients with well-rounded recommendations. Her keen eye for detail and industry knowledge allows her to make confident placements, ensuring optimal results for both clients and candidates.
  • Scheduling Pro
    Once she identifies ideal candidates, she schedules interviews, ensuring everyone is informed and timelines are met, keeping the process moving forward smoothly.
  • Bridging the Gap
    Adept at understanding both clients and candidates, she translates client requirements into clear expectations for candidates. Open communication is key for her, and she thrives on building strong relationships with both parties.
  • Negotiation Expert
    After successful interviews, she expertly negotiates salary and other terms, ensuring fair outcomes for both clients and candidates. Her communication skills and market knowledge help her find common ground and reach mutually beneficial agreements.
  • Offer Guide
    Presenting job offers is more than just a formality. She carefully explains details and guides candidates through the acceptance process with warmth and clarity. Her genuine enthusiasm allows her to celebrate their success and ensure a smooth transition into their new roles.
  • Collaborative Spirit
    Throughout the day, Megan collaborates with clients. She attends meetings, actively listens and contributes, discusses recruitment strategies, and provides regular updates. This teamwork ensures Taylor Hawkes delivers comprehensive solutions that meet clients' evolving needs.

Beyond the Resume: Megan's Journey and Expertise
Megan's recruitment journey began in the Civil Service, but her passion truly ignited in the dynamic environment of agency recruitment. This, coupled with her positive personality and genuine approach, allows her to build meaningful connections with both candidates and clients. She encourages open communication and honest feedback, creating a space where everyone feels comfortable and valued.

Adaptability is Key
In the ever-changing recruitment landscape, understanding the importance of staying ahead of the curve is key. She's a lifelong learner, actively seeking opportunities to expand her knowledge through industry-specific materials and professional development courses. This dedication ensures she remains equipped to navigate the changing industry and provide exceptional service.

Words of Wisdom for Aspiring Recruiters
For those considering a career in recruitment, Megan emphasises the importance of being open-minded, proactive, and persistent. She acknowledges that success doesn't happen overnight, but with continuous learning, a positive attitude, and a genuine passion for helping others, anyone can pave the way for a fulfilling career connecting people with their dream jobs.

We are incredibly proud of Megan's dedication, expertise, and positive spirit. She embodies the values we hold at Taylor Hawkes, and we celebrate her and all the remarkable women who contribute to our success!

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