Top 10 Reasons to Work for Resource Solutions
What started out as a maternity leave cover role turned into a long, rewarding career in recruitment for Office Manager, Sue Hodgson. Ask anyone at our London headquarters, Sue is the heartbeat of Resource Solutions.
Sue recently celebrated her ten-year work anniversary, and to thank her for her service Resource Solutions sent Sue on a holiday of her choice.
We asked Sue to reflect on this career milestone and share her top ten reasons why people should join Resource Solutions.
- We have long-standing client relationships
I began my career at Resource Solutions supporting the managing directors at the time. A big part of my role was coordinating meetings with senior client stakeholders. Recruitment by nature is very transactional and you deal with so many people, so it’s nice to see that the clients I used to talk to back then are still our clients to this day.
- We develop future leaders from within our business first
I’ve seen people who started their career as recruiters and are now account directors. Olly Harris started as a recruitment consultant and now he’s CEO. But I’m especially proud of the women I’ve seen rise through the ranks to lead some of our largest client accounts.
- We offer incredible incentive experiences
When they told me I had earned my ten-year trip I was ecstatic! I got to choose from 29 destinations across the globe. One colleague chose a romantic getaway to Paris and another brought their family to Disneyworld. I chose Singapore - I enjoyed infinity pool views and amazing food in the company of good friends who had moved to our APAC office. It was the trip of a lifetime.
But you don’t have to wait ten years to reap the rewards! There are quarterly incentive lunches at amazing restaurants, award ceremonies and the annual High-Achievers Weekend trip to places like Barbados, Thailand and Las Vegas.
- Get global exposure
During my time with Resource Solutions we’ve expanded into a new region almost every year. I've seen our five Global Service Centres in Johannesburg, Manchester, Jacksonville, Hyderabad, and Manila come to life and in the process, I’ve had the pleasure of working with so many diverse people and learning about so many different cultures.
- Get training and support every step of the way
Resource Solutions does a brilliant job of recognising and investing in people’s potential - and not just in new grads coming out of school or university. People are willing to train if you’re willing to learn. Everyone is genuinely helpful and there is always support there when you need it.
- Work with people who care about people
Over the last five years our annual Charity Day has raised over £500,000 for charities globally. From chicken nugget-eating contests to athletic endurance challenges, I’ve never worked for a company where everyone felt so passionate about giving back.
- Endless opportunities for growth
The average tenure of leaders in our business is 8+ years. As the company grows, so do the career development opportunities available. At other companies, many office administrators and office managers are limited to just one office. At Resource Solutions, I have expanded my remit to manage offices across four continents!
- We’re one united team
With most of my direct reports based in different countries, it’s important to me and to the business to make sure we communicate and work as a team. You can pick up the phone and call someone down the hall or someone on the other side of the world. Regardless of seniority, everyone is approachable.
- We’re constantly growing
When I began my career at Resource Solutions there were just 120 people - now we’re at almost 2,000 employees across the globe! I’m extremely proud of where we have come from, and I’m excited to see where we’re heading.
- We’re a large organisation that feels like a small family
Resource Solutions does a brilliant job of finding great people, who are not only extremely talented but who fit well together. There is a comradery here that I’ve never experienced anywhere else. No other company I’ve worked for combines such a global footprint with a family-feel.
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