Meet the delightful Olivia Mercer. Olivia has joined affix as a Talent Advocate specialising in the recruitment of top talent in the vast, complex and awesomely wonderful technology space.
Get to know her “special talent” ……
WHAT’S YOUR FAVOURITE THING ABOUT WORKING WITH AFFIX SO FAR?
‘The people! Everyone has been so welcoming – the team brings energy and enthusiasm to the table every day, it’s pretty infectious.’
WHAT MAKES AFFIX DIFFERENT TO THE OTHER PLACES YOU’VE WORKED?
‘Everyone is genuinely driven to finding the best solution for their clients and candidates; and they do this without sacrificing personality, sense of humour or integrity.’
HOW WOULD YOU DESCRIBE OUR CUSTOMERS?
‘Diverse and dynamic.’
WHAT SORT OF ROLES DO YOU RECRUIT?
‘Project Managers, Business Analysts, Architects, Engineers and Service Delivery roles.’
WHY DO YOU LOVE YOUR SPACE?
‘It’s constantly evolving. There’s always a new tool or platform to learn about, and the people I work with are at the top of their game, what’s not to love?!’
HOW WOULD YOU DESCRIBE THE TEAM & WORKING SPACE HERE?
‘In one word, open. What you see is what you get – everyone is genuine and approachable. The space reflects this, it’s open and collaborative with heaps of energy thrown into the mix.’
HOW WOULD YOU DESCRIBE THE AFFIX WORK ETHIC?
‘Results-driven and relationship focused.’
WHAT’S ONE THING THAT ALWAYS MAKES YOU FEEL BETTER WHEN YOU’RE HAVING A BAD DAY AT WORK?
‘I haven’t had a bad day as yet… that’s maybe saying something! I’m sure the frequent sweet treats from happy customers will help see me through the darker days!’
WHAT GETS YOU OUT OF BED IN THE MORNING?
‘Knowing that I’m helping someone find their next work home. I’ve been called a professional matchmaker, (and have also set up two married couples!), it’s what I love doing!’
‘I’m a big fan of brunch and Reformer Pilates – the two seem to balance each other out quite nicely…’
TOAST OR CEREAL?
‘Toast – with poached eggs, hollandaise sauce, bacon and a potato rosti?! See previous answer ;)’
WHAT DOES A NORMAL SATURDAY LOOK LIKE FOR YOU?
‘A class at the gym, brunch with friends, a walk and potentially a dinner out. It’s a running joke amongst my friends that they have to book a slot in my diary two weeks in advance…’
WHATS YOUR FAVOURITE TRAVEL DESTINATION
‘Anywhere in Italy. I love everything about it – the food, the people, the culture, the architecture, and the food… Did I mention the food? Yeah, so mainly the food.’
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