VWA 30 Years – Claire

For #VWA30 day 18, Claire Ashley, Director at VWA tells us her story: When I first got to London after graduating and then doing a secretarial course I secured my first temp job through Lucy at Victoria Wall Associates. She sent me to be the PA to the Owner of Farrar & Co, an estate agency in Chelsea. The booking was for two weeks but then I ended up staying on for a few months…

VWA Stories – Hannah

For day 17 of #VWA30 we asked Hannah on the Permanent desk to tell us one thing she loved about working at VWA – What I like about VWA is that you can have a tough day but it’s always made better by the team that surrounds you. It’s always a happy place to be.

VWA Stories – Kim

#VWA30 day 16 comes from Kim Eggers who described her success story with VWA- “I felt very supported and always prepared at all stages. The team took on all requirements and fulfilled them incredibly professionally and quickly.” Tell us your VWA story using the hashtag #VWA30 “Professionalism, kindness and fast-pace. They know what they are doing and make you feel very involved in every step and support you in every way possible. They go the…

VWA Stories – Jessica

On day 15 of #VWA30 we hear from one of current temp desk team, Jessica Eley – I first came across VWA on my uni job board website as a fresh graduate looking for my first job in London. Originally applying to temp through VWA as a Receptionist, I ended up joining VWA as a Researcher for the Temp Team. The work has been really interesting and the team are lovely – overall a wonderful…

VWA 30 Year Stories – Milly

#VWA30 day 13 is here and today we have a story from @millykr our social media guru behind the pretty VWA Instagram & Facebook feed you know and love! My relationship with VWA started many years ago as a temp, and within a few months I’d come to work as Tori and Shelley’s PA. I had a brilliant few years working as part of the VWA family, before moving on to work in PR. 5…

VWA Stories Day 12 – Warren

#Vwa30 day 12 is from Warren Albers, a candidate we happily placed 13 years ago, who transitioned from being a professional opera singer into an EA role and beyond: “When I was introduced to VWA thirteen years ago, I immediately felt in safe hands. The initial interview was thorough, and from that point on, as a candidate, I felt valued and understood. Almost immediately, VWA suggested a role ‘perfect’ for me. And, they went to…

VWA Stories Day 11 – Nick

Day 11 is from our lovely Nick, here’s how he ended as Head of the Temporary Desk at VWA: I signed on with VWA after deciding I didn’t want to be a lawyer. I’d spent all of my education working towards becoming a barrister, but by the time I finished my GDL I knew it wasn’t for me. A university friend of mine who’d been placed by VWA told me I should sign on for…

VWA Stories Day 10 – Marina Knight

VWA placed me in my dream role last year and I am now happy to say I am their client. VWA is a pleasure to deal with, speaking either as a candidate or as a client.  The team are courteous and professional in their approach and take a long term view with their  contacts.  Amanda Brooks is simply one of the nicest people I have ever worked with.    In my experience VWA is a…

VWA Stories Day 9 – Rebecca

Day 9 of #VWA30 is from Rebecca Wall, HR Senior Partner, Parker Fitzgerald. Here’s her story: When I first met with VWA, I knew straight away they were going to be the agency who found me the role I was looking for. They are highly professional and take on candidates who suit this professionalism. For the first time, I was being listened to by recruitment consultants, they genuinely worked hard to match my requirements with…