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Ben Frow - Business Manager (Ops)

Business Manager – Operations

What’s your background?

I worked for a decade in retail management in telecoms, furniture & homeware.  Before being tempted tempted into IT recruitment by the bright lights of London and the promise of a Monday to Friday job.  Whilst I soon came to appreciate being available beyond the core hours is what makes you a go-to-guy I’ve never looked back and look forward to developing a career in recruitment at AIM.


What does your day-to-day job involve?

Building relationships with both clients and candidates.  Spending time with candidates identifying their key strength enabling them to make themselves stand out from the crowd.


What’s your favourite part of the job?

Successfully filling roles clients have found hard to fill themselves by talking and listening to candidates, getting to know their greatest achievements and showing them how to deliver that in an unforgettable way.


What are your interests outside of work?

Sport of any kind but mainly football, rugby league, cycling and the gym.


If a film were made about your life tomorrow who would you cast to play you as

a young adult?           Kit Harington – a fellow Yorkshireman whom the ladies appear to love

your current age?     Tom Hardy – a tremendous actor and again the ladies love him…

in old age?                    Daniel Craig – shaken not stirred who wouldn’t want to have James Bond play them!  And what do you know, the ladies love him …


If you were represented by a cartoon character which would it be?

Buzz Lightyear – to infinity and beyond!


Who is your all time sports hero?

Zinedine Zidane – in my opinion the greatest naturally gifted footballer in my lifetime.


What makes you smile?

My daughter – she’s my greatest achievement and she makes me happy every day.


What makes you cringe?

People slurping drinks or eating with their mouth open.


What 3 words would you use to describe yourself?

  • Engaging
  • Motivated
  • Inquisitive

What 3 words would others use to describe you?

  • Honest
  • Hard working
  • Resilient

What super power would you like to have?

Time travel – I have an amazing ability to speak before I think! This would rectify this flaw in me.


What’s the best piece of advice you’ve been given?

Treat others the way you wish to be treated yourself


 Seeing as we’re recruiting food manufacturers – what’s your favourite food?

Nandos (basically anything including chicken)