Get to know… Piers Edgar

What do you do at MRG?
I search for global talent, predominantly within the development, investment and asset management sectors.

What are you most proud about that you have achieved in your career to date?
Successfully delivering on a multi-city, multi-role mandate within a highly ambitious time frame.

How did you get into recruitment, and why?
I used to work in real estate and wanted to move into a more people focused industry that still utilised my real estate and market knowledge.

What energises you about working in this sector?
That every day you are dealing with a complete mix of people from all over the globe, with different backgrounds, motivations and perspectives.

What’s the biggest thing that’s changed in recruitment since you started?
Technology has vastly improved our abilities to do our jobs and the end result is a more comprehensive offering and delivery for our clients.

What’s one thing that most people don’t know about you?
My actual first name.

What’s the best advice anyone has ever given you?
Half of winning is turning up.

What three words would your colleagues use to describe you?
Creative, persistent, optimistic

And finally, who would play you in the movie about your life?
Someone short – whoever played a role of a Hobbit?

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