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Get to know... Austin

6 months ago by

Name: Austin Baker​
Role: Recruitment Consultant, Engineering
Joined MorePeople: January 2023

1. Describe your job in three words: Fun, Evolving & Rewarding

2. What’s the coolest thing you’re working on right now? Director Of Project Management role with a vertical farming business.

3. Which famous person would you love to meet? Steve Erwin

4. Favourite drink? Guinness

5. Best holiday destination so far? Portugal September 2022.

6. What are you currently reading? Penguin Jokes

7. Current favourite song? Hey Driver (Zach Bryan)

8. If you weren’t a recruiter, what would you be? Following in my father’s footsteps, I’d be a Stone Mason.

9. If you had to watch only one TV show over and over forever, which one would it be? Stranger Things 1,2,3,4 – 3 and 4 are exceptionally good.

10. Where were you born? I was born in Peterborough city hospital in ’97 but I have always lived in Stamford. I once relocated to Wittering for 6 months.

11. What’s your proudest moment? My proudest moment is buying my first house at 23 years old.

12. Dogs or Cats? I prefer Dogs, however nearly everything other than spiders.

13. Which football team do you support? Aston Villa – Up the Villa!!!

14. What skill do you wish you possess? I wish I could play the guitar.

15. What’s your guilty pleasure? My guilty pleasure is Shin noodles, cream of chicken soup, and tinned fish. All together.

16. What did you want to be when you were a kid? Always have wanted to and still want to be a cowboy.

17. What three things are you taking to a deserted island? A Big knife, some rope and water bottle.

18. Do you have any phobias? Spiders, small, medium, or big. All spiders scare the life out of me.

19. Where are you next going on holiday? Portugal in late Oct.

20. What’s your least favourite household chore? If I had to pick, I would always choose to do the hoovering.

21. Describe MorePeople in three words: Brilliant, Fun & Ambitious.

22. What do you love most about your sector? I like the variety of the role, some businesses will be looking.

23. Who inspires you? My little brothers inspire me, I have 3 brothers much to my mother’s delight! All 3 are tough, always facing various challenges head-on. For example, I have one brother who has run 75 miles in 14 hours and now aims to run 100 miles nonstop. We are all very competitive and constantly competing for the top spot.

24. What is the worst job you ever had? Tarmacing has to be the worst job I have done.