Chrissie Lewis-Slinger – Operations Manager

Chrissie Oakley - Recruitment ConsultantA Consummate Professional

Chrissie is a consummate professional with over 10 years recruitment experience gained within an Independent, local recruitment firm.

Chrissie started her career as a Resourcer and developed quickly into a senior recruitment consultant.  Not only did Chrissie gain expertise in IT recruitment she also focussed on customer service, call centre and administration positions where she excelled in all these sectors.

Building and maintaining exceptional relationships

Chrissie dedicates herself in providing an excellent service to both clients and candidates and enjoys building and maintaining exceptional relationships. Chrissie hopes to continue her success within Smart10 and have a long thriving career.

60 Seconds with Chrissie

Describe yourself in 3 words. - Friendly, dedicated, professional.

How many years recruitment industry experience do you have? - 10 years.

What do you like most about your job? - I really enjoy helping others achieve their full potential and thrive on seeing individuals being successful in a job they never thought was possible.

What is your biggest achievement throughout your career? - Successfully managing large client accounts and continuing to build strong lasting relationships.

What 3 interview tips would you give to a candidate? - You always have to make a good first impression so punctuality is key always try to arrive at least 15 minutes early, Dress to impress and foremost always be yourself, trying to be someone you are not is never a good idea.

Who inspires you? - I would have to say my parents, they work extremely hard and are great role models.

Where do you see yourself in 5 years’ time? - Still doing what I love and have helped with the continuous success of Smart10.

Any career regrets? - None.

What motivates you? - Having a dedication to succeed and knowing at the end of the day I have helped others.

Hobbies? - I enjoy keeping fit by regularly attending my local Zumba class. I love spending time with friends and family and looking after my lively, bubbly, energetic young son...he'd definitely fit in well here!