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Will Pardoe Promotion

Posted on January 2023

Male recruiter promoted to manager
Congratulations to Will Pardoe on his promotion to Manager of the Midlands Public Sector Legal team.

We spoke to Will about his career and motivations


What have stood out to you as highlights in your Venn Group career?

I’ve felt the most pride in watching consultants I have helped train progress into accomplished members of the team. From a personal perspective, I’m not sure if anything will eclipse winning our work darts night out. Either that, or becoming Manager.

What lessons have you valued from your management team?

It’s important not to lose perspective, in the good moments and the bad. I think we have to keep consistent in our approach and not get too carried away in the highs or too deflated in the lows.


What do you most enjoy doing when you’re not recruiting?

I can usually be found watching whatever live sport is on at the time. Football, cricket, F1, rugby, whatever it is. I’m an Aston Villa season ticket holder, but I’m not sure I’d class that as enjoyment…


In one year’s time, what would tell you that you’re succeeding in your role?

If my team are happy, it can’t have gone too far wrong! It’s a given that we will be judged on how well we perform, but that will stem from a happy and harmonious team.


We also heard from Will’s management team who have supported him throughout his career:


‘Will has really come into his own and his hard work and determination this year have seen him succeed in getting promoted to Manager. The support and training he gives to his team members is excellent and has hugely contributed to the their combined and individual achievements. I am proud to work with you and am looking forward to seeing you grow further in your career. Well Done Will!’

Philippa Stoate, Manager


‘I’m extremely proud to see Will’s promotion to Manager today. Will is a pleasure to work with and will always do his best to support his colleagues, candidates and clients alike. He is a natural leader, works extremely hard and is really passionate about the public sector legal market. Our public sector legal division has experienced huge growth and success over the last 15 years and with Will’s leadership, this will continue to develop and allow our consultants to work in a more refined way to help, support and add value to our clients and candidates in the public sector. Congratulations Will on this much deserved promotion.’

Emma Walker, Director