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Meet the team
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Marc Smith Director
We know Marc as the 'ideas man'. He's a forward thinking kind of chap, always wanting to keep Top Job on the front foot, especially when it comes to offering a better service for our clients, or making it easy for our team to do their job well.
Marc has been involved with the business since 2011, where he took an ownership stake in one of Colchester's favourite recruitment agencies. Since then he has seen it through the recession and on to bigger and brighter futures. Nine years in, and Marc still loves working alongside local companies, getting to know the people involved and how he can best help them to achieve their goals through partnership.
Originally from an internal sales background, Kirstie has spent nine years in permanent recruitment, covering sectors including, Freight & shipping, construction, hospitality, sales & marketing, and finance.
Kirstie found Top Job via a friend and knew from the start that she wanted to be part of such a vibrant friendly working environment. She loves the flexibility of working in an independent agency, which allows her to give the best service to her clients. She loves helping people find the right job and walks away happy when she has matched the right person to the right company.
Corrie has been with us for nearly four years now and comes from a background of working in the city dealing with compliance.
For Corrie, having a role where he gets to work to make a difference to someone’s life each day is rewarding. Knowing that he connects people with the means of paying for Christmas, rent or putting food on the table is what drives him.
Corrie’s focus is entirely upon our temporary workforce, dealing mainly with industrial candidates and clients.
Lauren Sparling Permanent Recruitment Consultant
Lauren works alongside Kirstie in supporting our clients to fill permanent positions. Lauren trained as a beauty therapist but found she wanted something with a different daily challenge.
Originally starting with us in our temp team, Lauren soon moved on to get her teeth into the depth of permanent role searches. More than anything, Lauren enjoys matching people to their dream job, but nothing really beats the satisfaction of finding the right person for a hard-to-fill vacancy!
Conor Fitzsimons Recruitment Consultant
Whilst he’s the new boy at Top Job, Conor has a few years’ recruitment experience under his belt, starting in the sector as an apprentice.
Day-to-day, Conor deals with our industrial temps and enjoys working with the variety of people and relationships which that role involves, especially the satisfaction that comes from finding people paid employment. Top Job has been a real changer for him, he loves working atmosphere and how every one of the team motivates and supports one another to do better.
Michele heads up our Driving Division, bringing with her an incredible 20 years’ experience in driver recruitment. She found Top Job after having them recommended by a client, who said how good they are to work with. After meeting the team and the Directors, Michele knew that Top Job was for her because she loved the fresh and exciting approach that the team and management take towards solving problems and making their service better each day through innovation and group contribution.
Michele’s favourite buzz is when she meets a client, gets to know them and knows exactly where to place them to fit best. According to her, there’s no substitute for getting to know people well. With her motivation, we’re looking forward to seeing Top Job Driving being the best and busiest desk in Essex!
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Alex Neal Health & Social Care Recruitment Consultant
Before coming to Top Job, Alex worked in the Care Recruitment Sector for two years, with a wide range of roles and responsibilities in his remit, some in the education sector. We’re pleased to have his ideas and drive as we establish Top Job as a leading light in the Care landscape in Colchester and beyond.
Alex's experience in working in a regulated sector will prove invaluable as we focus on fulfilling mainly permanent positions in the residential care industry. Alex loves the thrill of finding the right person for the right role, not just because it finds some a new job, but because that job delivers real value to others.
MAN VS FOOD
Yvonne Modeste Accounts
Prior to us worked in the financial sector for around 40 years, previously having worked in the hospitality sector in her home, St Lucia and in Trust House Forte in the UK where she began her accounts career.
Yvonne loves working on our CRM Yvonne has been with us for a long time now, she's been instrumental in the setting up of our new accounting system and the integration of our CRM into accounts and how customers access them; she's always looking for the next idea. She loves how the CRM works and seeing it make a difference to how efficiently we can work both internally and with our clients and candidates
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