Senior Recruitment Specialist

As the Senior Recruitment Specialist Mike helps candidates find the perfect role by understanding their circumstances. While at KDR he’s gained a real interest in all things data recruitment.

5 minutes with Mike Thacker-Cooke…

Favourite part of the job: Speaking with people, learning about difference candidates and their unique circumstances.

Proudest achievement at KDR: Helping someone who was made redundant while on holiday, by the time he came back we already had an interview arranged for him. One week later he accepted a new job with an increased salary, better location and advanced career prospects.

Favourite part of the Data industry in 3 words: Cutting-edge, pioneering, future.

KDR is: Driven, Knowledgeable, Involved

Bonus Question

What is your weirdest phobia? I have a phobia of slugs, specifically of standing on a slug barefoot. No reason why, the thought of it makes me want to vom!

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"I had the great pleasure of working with Michael. While Michael's time zone is 5 hours ahead of mine, it seemed as it he was right next door. He took the time to keep me updated throughout the entire process, and genuinely cared. I look forward to working with Michael again, and will without a doubt, refer as many of my colleagues as possible to him." - Network Engineer (Candidate)

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