5 Minutes With...Ben

Today we are taking 5 minutes to get to know our Global Operations Manager, Ben Harden

How long have you worked for Leap29?

12 years

What does your role mostly entail?

Overseeing the management of our global major accounts, predominantly looking after the Schlumberger account

What is the best thing about your job at Leap29?

The variety of locations and culture’s that I get to work with and visit.

What lead you to your career in recruitment?

I was looking to get sales experience so I could go into a field sales job for the pharmaceutical industry. I joined Leap29 and never left……..

What advice would you give someone starting their career in recruitment?

The first 12 months in a sales job are the hardest and also the most important.

Knuckle down, learn and deliver.

You’ll reap the rewards further down the line.

Now for the fun stuff…

What was your dream job as a child?

Helicopter Pilot

If you could listen to one song for the rest of your life, what would it be?

Sympathy for the devil by the rolling stones.

What is your life motto?

Don’t worry…. Be happy

What is your favourite TV show?

The wire, breaking bad, suits, narcos….. Whatever box sets are big on Netflix at the time.

Who is your idol?

Nathan Ward :)