Over the course of the next weeks, we will be releasing a series of Q&A's with our consultants here. Continuing with Benjamin Poley, Senior Consultant at Carter Murray in Germany - We hope you enjoy the read.
What was your first ever job?
Delivering newspapers in the neighbourhood at the age of 14.
What do you do at weekends?
Meeting friends & family and playing sports (waterpolo is my favourite!)
Where were you born?
What’s the best piece of advice you can give someone?
Always treat people the way you want to be treated.
What's your favourite quote or motto?
Travelling is the only thing you buy that makes you richer.
What is the best thing about your job?
Meeting new people and always learning new things.
Who's influenced your career most (and why)?
Several of my managers have helped to propel me in my career, providing guidance and advice that has helped me to grow.
What was your biggest work/career mistake and what did you learn from it?
After making my first freelancer placement on an interim project, I accidentally calculated the prices wrong. In the end, I managed to rectify and correct my mistake, but it took an awful lot of work. I learned from this to always be prepared!
Have you got any hidden talents?
I personally believe that I could beat Robbie Williams as a Singer & Entertainer, however my partner says something different…- I guess she is right.
Who would you least like to sit next door to at a dinner party?
Please give us 3 words that best describe you
Loyal, friendly, joyous