Get to know us - Laila Hegazi
Could you introduce yourself in two sentences?
"I am Laila, 30 years old and originally a Brabo who moved to Amsterdam 7 years ago. I am currently working as a Business Manager at JP Gray. This means I am responsible for the day-to-day management of our brand."
How long have you been working at JP Gray and how did you get here?
"I have been working at JP Gray for 7 years. At the time, I applied for the position of Trainee Recruitment Consultant through monsterboard.nl."
What success moment during your career at JP Gray will stay with you forever?
"I knew pretty quickly that I wanted to grow into the role of Business Manager and my goal was to make this move before I was 30. This has worked out!"
What characteristics should a good recruitment consultant possess, and do you think anyone can become a consultant?
"A good Recruitment Consultant must be eager to learn, have a good portion of perseverance and not be afraid to make mistakes. We can teach the rest through our recruitment academy, your buddy (read: support and advocate during your traineeship), and your manager."
Do you have any good or fun tips for your future colleague?
"My tip for a future colleague is to rely on the knowledge that is already there. We all once started in the role of Trainee Recruitment Consultant, so we know very well what you go through. You are definitely not alone."