Meet The Corvus Team | Michael Hewitt
1st Sep 2021
Michael has been in recruitment for over 5 years and specialises in construction recruitment. Find out in this interview about how Michael got into recruitment to market insights on changing jobs in the construction industry today.
Describe your job in 3 words.
Fun, mentally stimulating, rewarding.
Tell us something we don’t know about you?
Everyone knows that I can fire breathe so I can’t say that. I used to live in New York.
What would be your dream job?
Documentary maker – I find people fascinating – everyone has a story.
Who would you most like to swap places with for the day?
What is your guilty pleasure?
Collecting Irish Whiskey
What is your favourite thing about working at Corvus?
Focus on quality rather than quantity.
What are your Top 3 book/podcast recommendations?
Pillars of the Earth (Kingsbridge trilogy) by Ken Follett, Fall of Giants Trilogy by Ken Follett, & Kane and Abel series by Jeffrey Archer.
What are most the most sought-after skill in the sector that you recruit for today?
Quantity Surveyors & Estimators.
What do you think the future of recruitment looks like?
Partnership focussed. I think more companies will see the value of working in partnership with a recruiter for key roles.
What is the one thing you have always wanted to do?
Travel the world
What is your top tip for today’s professionals thinking about changing jobs?
Do your research & be selective about the roles that you apply for.
Lightning Round 'This or That?'
Dog or Cat? Cat
Chocolate or Crisps? Chocolate
Beach holiday or Adventure holiday? Adventure
Coffee or Tea? Coffee
Phone call or Email? Phone call
Music or Podcasts? Music
Dine In or Dine Out? Dine in
TV Shows or Movies? TV Shows
Work Hard or Play Hard? Work hard & chill out.
Online Shopping or In-Store? In-store.
Comedy or Drama? Comedy – Currently watching the American Office.
Save or Spend? Spend
Winter or Summer? Summer
Beer or Wine? Beer (Alcohol free, obviously)