Caterina (Cat) joined as a Senior Manager in April 2018 and following promotions, is now a Director at Wade Macdonald.
Cat deals with permanent recruitment within the Human Resources division and manages this division together with the non-qualified finance division. Her team across Human Resources and non-qualified finance deal with all roles on both a permanent and interim solution basis.
Having started her career in recruitment in 1996 for a corporate organisation where she swiftly moved into management roles, she then embarked on a 12-year career with an independent business working with the Managing Director to expand the organisation and mentor new team members. Prior to joining Wade Macdonald, she worked predominately in recruiting finance professionals across the interim market within Hampshire, Surrey and Berkshire and then later began working with her teams supporting permanent recruitment. Having joined Wade Macdonald she worked across interim and permanent recruitment within accounting but moved in 2020 to also head up the HR division dealing with permanent recruitment in this field.
Cat is keen to see people progress and succeed in their careers at Wade Macdonald. She is passionate about understanding that recruitment allows us the opportunity to shape and of guide people through their careers whether they are just starting out or seasoned professionals. Whilst she is hands-on in recruitment, she is responsible for training and mentoring and is someone that people will turn to for advice.
Outside of work, Cat is all about family and friends. She speaks to her brother every day (even though he lives in Australia) and can often be found having a lunch, coffee, dinner or drinks with her friends. She enjoys reading and gardening and is planning on taking up her swimming again in the near future.
"If I could give 10 stars, I would! I cannot thank Cat & the team at Wade Macdonald enough for being so amazing, kind and helpful. From the minute I spoke to Cat, she has been incredible, always available for any questions I have and was only ever a text or phone call away - the whole process of me securing a job I am really excited for was so smooth & I really could not fault Cat or her team one bit. Thanks so much again for being so kind and amazing throughout!!"Previous Candidate
“Caterina has my highest recommendation as a recruiter, from the perspective of both a candidate, and as a customer. Caterina has recruited 4 roles for me, and in each case she has taken the time to understand exactly what I am looking for, in order to ensure that my time is not wasted with a barrage of CVs. Caterina gets what it takes to deliver the right cv's and the right candidates for the role. I cannot recommend Caterina high enough, she delivers every single thing you need from a recruiter in business.”Financial Director
“Caterina helped me greatly last year in getting me started with my first interview in over 10 years. She helped me to hone my interview and CV skills, and making my CV fit the role I was applying for. I wouldn't hesitate to recommend her to anybody. She knows her industry and is a very easy person to get on with, and it's important that the relationship is there from the outset. Caterina made me feel like the only candidate she had rather than the next one on the list, so thank you!”Previous Candidate
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