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10 Things You Didn't Know About Hilary Anderson, Head of Recruitment at Metropolitan Housing Association

Posted by Richard Grove

Hilary Anderson is the Head Of Recruitment at Metropolitan Housing Association. The Metropolitan Housing Association deliver care and support to customers with a wide range of needs, specialising in services for older people and for people with mental health issues and learning disabilities. We also deliver a wide range of shorter-term services which provide customers with intensive support. Find out more about Hilary in this 60-second read.

What advice would you give yourself 10 years ago on how to become a Head of Recruitment?

Don’t wait to be asked, if you see something could be improved be brave and put your ideas forward
It takes time and can be uncomfortable at times but, create your networks, you can have the best ideas in the world but people buy into you as much as what you know or can do for them

What is your greatest career achievement?

Having great people to work with, it’s amazing, the more I do this the luckier I get with my teams

What is the best thing about working for Metropolitan Thames Valley?

Working with people who are passionate about making a real difference in people’s lives, sounds a bit trite but it’s absolutely, unequivocally and unconditionally true

How would your team describe you?

Always wanting the best for them, not always nice but always loyal and ready to support when you truly need it.

If not in HR/Recruitment, what would the dream be?

Archaeologist

Biggest superstition/fear?

Spiders and not being good enough

Favourite film? 

Depends on my mood, Out of Africa, Second Hand Lions, I like happy endings.

Favourite holiday destination and why? 

Too many to choose from and I haven’t been everywhere yet, I love the Middle East because of its history, Italy (ditto) I’m happy scrambling around ruins, placing my feet where people lived thousands of years ago is fascinating.

If you were able to invite 4 people to dinner (alive or passed), who would you invite, and why?

Martin Luther King, Titus Vespasian,  Howard Carter, Marilyn Monroe, I could ask them what really happened.

Who is your hero/idol?

My Father

For more information about this article, or to speak to Richard about your recruiting needs or HR jobs in London or Nationwide, contact him on 02072696353 or richard.grove@pro-recruitment.co.uk 

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