Enhancing Recruitment Career Progression: Mackinnon Bruce International Welcomes Senior Leader for Internal Growth

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Supporting Career Progression in the Recruitment Industry At Mackinnon Bruce Internatio...

Supporting Career Progression in the Recruitment Industry


At Mackinnon Bruce International, we are passionate about empowering our teams to achieve their best while building rewarding careers in recruitment. Internal development is crucial, and we prioritise providing our teams with the support, guidance, and mentoring they need.

Our dedication at Mackinnon Bruce International lies in enabling our teams to excel and fostering their careers within recruitment. We recognise the significance of internal development and are committed to offering our teams the necessary support, guidance, and mentorship.


Introducing: Lauren Oldfield, Head of Learning, Development & Performance

 As we commence the year, we are thrilled to announce the arrival of our newest team member, Lauren Oldfield.

Lauren joins us as the Head of Learning, Development, and Performance, and we look forward to her contributions to the business.

Her primary focus will involve close collaboration with our team members to enhance career growth and progression, assisting individuals not only in thriving but also in attaining their career aspirations.

We asked Lauren a few questions…

Tell us a bit about your previous experience.

I spent 8 years at my previous company, starting as a Trainee with no prior recruitment experience. Over 6 years, I worked as a consultant and established a Mobile Technology division. Following a brief break for maternity leave, I returned to oversee the L&D department, aiming to enhance performance across the UK. One of my proudest achievements is the fantastic team I built and had the privilege to work with.


Why do you think learning and development are important in the workplace?

Learning and Development are fundamental in ensuring that individuals possess the knowledge and tools needed for success. A high-performance culture thrives when supported by ongoing training, coaching, and mentoring. In recruitment, offering a robust L&D program with real-world context is vital for driving performance.


Aside from L&D, what are you passionate about in your career and workplace?

I'm passionate about fostering a safe and supportive environment for women in the industry, empowering them to pursue careers alongside like-minded female leaders. I believe recruitment accommodates diverse talents and personalities, emphasising that passion, drive, and hard work pave the way for a successful and fulfilling career.


What are you looking forward to the most about working at MBI? 

I was impressed by Mackinnon Bruce's achievements and the success stories of consultants within the business. The leadership's commitment to investing in their employees' career development was particularly compelling. I'm excited to collaborate with talented individuals, supporting their journey and success in recruitment, while also learning from their expertise.


Begin Your Journey with Mackinnon Bruce International

 If career progression is important to you, visit our website to explore current opportunities available. Alternatively, email a copy of your CV to careers@mackinnon-bruce.com speculatively.

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