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Career Moves Podcast: Interview with Louise Humphrey (Google)

  • by Harriet Kempton
  • 11 May 2017

In case you haven’t already heard, Career Moves now has a podcast!

This week, Junior Account Manager, Daniel Seymour interviewed Louise Humphrey, a candidate he recently placed at Google as an Events Manager.

Louise has a really interesting story of working her way into her dream role by taking every opportunity and putting herself forward in her previous roles. As a primary school student she campaigned to get a street level crossing outside her school, and won! Starting a lifetime of always going after what she wanted and believed in.

Her time in the events roles have included lots of travel, the opportunity to meet new people and the chance to further her studies.

The podcast offers an insight into what it is like to work at one of the world’s biggest companies, how she got there through contract work and what her plans are next.

Some of Louise’s top tips for getting there include:

  • Experience is everything!
  • Put yourself forward
  • Volunteering
  • Work at different things – i.e. a festival

Characteristics for an Events role:

  • Organised
  • Stamina
  • Ability to balance lots of plates
  • Creativity

You can hear the podcast here.

If you could like to get in touch with Daniel about work opportunities you can contact him via email or on 0207 758 4324.

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