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Q&A with Resourcer, Suliman Mahmood

We sat down and had a chat with one of our newest employees, Suliman Mahmood. Suliman has been with Sewell Wallis for almost 2 months and we wanted to see what he thought of his career journey so far! How has your first month at Sewell Wallis been?"My first month at Sewell Wallis has been amazing, it has gone beyond what I could’ve expected from a role. The training from the get-go has given someone who has never done finance recruitment to now having a sound understanding of what is needed from a candidate and client and what exactly to look out for in the best candidates. The team has been more than supporting and given a strong platform to work off."Please give an overview of the responsibilities you have been given."The responsibilities I’ve been given at Sewell Wallis has been the primary resource for the temporary and permanent Leeds Transactional team. This role is a cog in a system that all work off each other. In addition, I’ve personally been put in charge of creating a spreadsheet with all registered candidates allowing the consultants to be able to find exactly which type of candidate they're looking for, clearly."What skills have you learnt in your first month?"To name a few, the skills I’ve picked up are being concise in dealing with candidates' needs and making sure every little detail a candidate requires has been catered to. Working in the temporary market has improved my speed in working and being able to make quick judgements whilst also making sure the judgements are accurate. Also, being able to get a view of how a 360 role works in finance has been very interesting, it’s something I’ve taken note of and have received lots of help on how to apply this information."What are your goals for the next year at Sewell Wallis?"My goals for the next year are to go from Resourcer to Consultant and once that is done, make a massive impact on the company fully taking on extra responsibilities at any given opportunity to better myself and make myself a more rounded colleague and consultant."How have you found the team/office?"The team have been amazing, they’re so helpful and their willingness to sacrifice their time to help has not gone unnoticed by me, I cannot wait to repay them. It’s such a family feel in the office and it’s hard to get that at roles like these, massive shout out to everyone for creating that culture."What is your favourite benefit at Sewell Wallis so far?"My favourite benefit at Sewell Wallis is genuinely being surrounded by people I would call my friends and not just colleagues, it’s something I do not take for granted at all. The whole team from senior to consultants, everyone has the same vibe and it’s just so special. Another benefit of working here is you get to work hybrid, so 2/3 days from home is nice for flexibility and the team is very sociable so when we are all together in the office it’s nice to go out as a team and blow off some steam. I couldn’t recommend Sewell Wallis enough, the best place I’ve worked and will work at!"Are you seeking a new career that offers all of the above and more? At Sewell Wallis, we pride ourselves on creating a very friendly, fun and down-to-earth working environment. In fact, we consider ourselves to be not just colleagues, but friends too. If you want to know more about what we offer, visit our join us page!

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We sat down and had a chat with one of our newest employees, Suliman Mahmood. Suliman has been with Sewell Wallis for almost 2 months and we wanted to see what he thought of his career journey so far!

How has your first month at Sewell Wallis been?

"My first month at Sewell Wallis has been amazing, it has gone beyond what I could’ve expected from a role. The training from the get-go has given someone who has never done finance recruitment to now having a sound understanding of what is needed from a candidate and client and what exactly to look out for in the best candidates. The team has been more than supporting and given a strong platform to work off."

Please give an overview of the responsibilities you have been given.

"The responsibilities I’ve been given at Sewell Wallis has been the primary resource for the temporary and permanent Leeds Transactional team. This role is a cog in a system that all work off each other. In addition, I’ve personally been put in charge of creating a spreadsheet with all registered candidates allowing the consultants to be able to find exactly which type of candidate they're looking for, clearly."

What skills have you learnt in your first month?

"To name a few, the skills I’ve picked up are being concise in dealing with candidates' needs and making sure every little detail a candidate requires has been catered to. Working in the temporary market has improved my speed in working and being able to make quick judgements whilst also making sure the judgements are accurate.

Also, being able to get a view of how a 360 role works in finance has been very interesting, it’s something I’ve taken note of and have received lots of help on how to apply this information."

What are your goals for the next year at Sewell Wallis?

"My goals for the next year are to go from Resourcer to Consultant and once that is done, make a massive impact on the company fully taking on extra responsibilities at any given opportunity to better myself and make myself a more rounded colleague and consultant."

How have you found the team/office?

"The team have been amazing, they’re so helpful and their willingness to sacrifice their time to help has not gone unnoticed by me, I cannot wait to repay them. It’s such a family feel in the office and it’s hard to get that at roles like these, massive shout out to everyone for creating that culture."

What is your favourite benefit at Sewell Wallis so far?

"My favourite benefit at Sewell Wallis is genuinely being surrounded by people I would call my friends and not just colleagues, it’s something I do not take for granted at all. The whole team from senior to consultants, everyone has the same vibe and it’s just so special. Another benefit of working here is you get to work hybrid, so 2/3 days from home is nice for flexibility and the team is very sociable so when we are all together in the office it’s nice to go out as a team and blow off some steam. I couldn’t recommend Sewell Wallis enough, the best place I’ve worked and will work at!"

Are you seeking a new career that offers all of the above and more? At Sewell Wallis, we pride ourselves on creating a very friendly, fun and down-to-earth working environment. In fact, we consider ourselves to be not just colleagues, but friends too. If you want to know more about what we offer, visit our join us page!

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