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ADLIB Life – The one about Mike

Mike shares his take…

When I was a kid I wanted to become…
A sports or music writer.

For me, this is “what working at ADLIB” is all about:
Knowing that everyone has your back, there are no big egos and people want to be successful without acting unethically.

My biggest feel-good moment since I’ve been at ADLIB:
Getting recommended within the local community always gives me a buzz. I’ve been at ADLIB so long it’s hard to focus on one highlight specifically but helping my team to develop and working daily within a B Corp certified business means a lot.

How I explain what I do at a party:
Helping local tech business to grow their teams is the most simple explanation. But obviously it’s much more than that. I enjoy being part of the Bristol tech scene and passing on my experience to my awesome team. Unlikely you’ll catch me talking shop at a party though 😉

Beyond recruitment at ADLIB, I care about…
I’m very interested in how technology can tackle climate change and have helped to co-found Green Tech South West, a free meetup where people can come and get inspired by some of the apps and software being built to promote sustainability and greener living.

Out of work, I’ve nearly finished a challenge to run a marathon race in all 27 EU countries for M.E research and I’m an advocate for the charity Invest In ME (www.investinme.org). I also get out to gigs, am writing a book and enjoy making my daughter giggle.

About Mike Harley, Head of Permanent Tech Recruitment
Mike offers several years IT recruitment experience, impeccable ethics and a proven background in delivering talented techies from junior/graduate to director level to digital agencies, software houses, SMEs and start ups across the south west and beyond. All of which make him the perfect person for driving the continued success and growth of ADLIB’s digital technology team.

Join ADLIB. So much more than a recruitment company.
ADLIB is 100% employee-owned. A share ownership scheme provides each and every employee access to share options based on length of service and responsibility. New employees are also eligible to access the scheme and can take advantage of a reward and ownership model that significantly boosts earning potential, whilst creating a deeper sense of purpose.

Find out more here: https://www.adlib-recruitment.co.uk/join-adlib