"I’d just finished a degree in geography and wanted to join the army. But my plans changed when I realised the opportunities available at Hillarys."
"This was my first job on the commercial side of the business – and I loved it."
"My enthusiasm saw me given a chance to train as a sales manager."
"Hillarys saw potential in me and put me through the MBA programme. It was a lot of hard work, but it gave me a new understanding of the business."
"Being a field sales manager gave me a team to motivate and look after. It was a real responsibility and a significant point in my career"
"I was able to learn about retail, broadening my understanding of Hillarys."
"Becoming regional sales manager meant looking after more than 400 sales advisors."
"The next step in my MBA: both an eye-opening and a challenging course"
"My challenge was to turn a small part of the business into a significant source of profit. I had to develop new products, set up a marketing plan, and build both a sales and a customer services team. It was an incredible experience."
"Completing an MBA helped prepare me for the future, giving me a real breadth and depth of knowledge."
"Being promoted to this role recognised my commitment and hard work, both on the job and in the classroom."
"I was hugely proud to become sales director. It was a big moment in my career and the culmination of many important steps."
"There’s always a new challenge at Hillarys. My current position is a first for the business and sees me looking after sales and service for the whole group."