For me success at Kea is both internal and external. I love working collaboratively with my colleagues, and I also enjoy developing strong relationships with external candidates and clients.

My edge

I am comfortable working as hard as is necessary to achieve results. I am super results-oriented, and am always excited to see how the work I do benefits the broader company.

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I genuinely enjoy coming into work every morning.
Even when work is full on I feel really supported and valued by my colleagues.
Pre-Kea

With a background in Anthropology, I feel really comfortable connecting with people and understanding what motivates them and why. I am also really passionate about applying my anthropological training to understanding why certain workplace cultures are more or less conducive to improving D&I.

Excellent time management, good relationships with a bank of candidates, and the self-confidence to back your own opinions are all essential to be a great Researcher at Kea.
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Day-to-day
I spend a lot of time having check-ins with my colleagues to ensure that we are both giving and receiving useful feedback. I also enjoy spending as much time as possible talking to a wide range of candidates. Not only do I find this really interesting, but it helps inform my opinions about the market and what a ‘good’ candidate looks like.

Kea are amazing at giving recognition for good work as well as constructive feedback. I have found that being within this environment has made me far more teachable and open to learning the best way of doing things.

The company’s culture is second to none. I spend as much time laughing as I do working, and the whole environment is super supportive. I also think the training is near unparalleled, and the upper level management are wonderful mentors.

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The value of Drive to Improve resonates with me.
My parents always used to describe me as a shark, as I felt that if I wasn’t moving forward I was drowning!
Any regrets?

My biggest professional regret is not giving much thought to what it was that I really wanted to do whilst still at university. I wish I had taken advantage of all the networking events, societies and presentations offered to me.