Peri Slaughter gives us an overview of what life at European Recruitment is like in a Business Support Apprenticeship role.
Peri joined European Recruitment as an Apprentice in the Business Support team, joining Rhea Agg, Emily Rowlands and Marley Birch as its fourth member. She is based in our central Brighton office, and – after joining us in April 2018 – has been building her experience working in an office environment, getting to grips with administrative tasks that support HR, Marketing and general Business Support functions in a growing company.
How long have you been working at European Recruitment for?
I have been working at European Recruitment for just over 6 months.
What attracted you to accepting a position at European Recruitment?
When I came in for my interview it was a very relaxed environment which attracted me because it made me feel welcome and comfortable at the office.
Working with a company that rewards their staff and receiving a diploma in Business Administration at the end of my apprenticeship also attracted me to accepting a position at European Recruitment.
Can you describe a typical day at ERL?
A typical day at European Recruitment involves coming in in the morning, planning my day, considering everything that needs to be completed and getting straight into it. This can involve anything from setting up a new starter to making amendments on the website, to watering our office plants!
What do you love about working at ERL?
At European Recruitment there is an amazing support system. I love that it is a relaxed environment whilst everyone is working hard, and no day is ever the same; you always come across something different in your working day.
What’s the most challenging aspect of your role?
There are always challenging aspects of the role, which can often be very different from each other. That’s the part that makes the job interesting and different every day.
How are you rewarded for your work at European Recruitment?
At European Recruitment you get rewarded in different ways. You get a lot of recognition and alongside that you sometimes get early finishes, lunches out, charity fundraising events to enjoy, and lots more.
If you’re interested in working for European Recruitment then take a look at our open positions and apply via our website!