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Workplace Insights / 5 minutes with Talent Acquisition Assistant, Sam Roberts

Walker Sime - Sam Roberts

We spent 5 minutes with Sam Roberts, Talent Acquisition Manager. We found out what makes him tick and how he feels working for a people-people company.


Here’s what he had to say.

What do you do at Walker Sime – and what do your friends think you do at Walker Sime?

I’m an Internal Recruiter – My friends think I scroll through LinkedIn all day.


What is a typical work day like at Walker Sime?

It really does change depending on the business requirements, but the growth happening at Walker Sime keeps me very busy. I seem to be learning something new every day as well which keeps it fresh and exciting!


Tell us why you love your job in 3 words (we are hoping here that you do love your job!).

Seeing placements succeed.


Tell us an interesting/surprising fact about you.

As a kid I was in Coronation Street and Cold feet.


If you could choose your age forever, what age would you choose and why?

I’ll say my current age of 28, I’ve never been happier.


If you had 25 hours a day, how would you use your extra time?

I’d use it to finally finish watching The Last Of Us.


If you had to delete all but three apps from your smartphone, which ones would you keep?

Twitter, You Tube, Uber.


What’s your favourite place you’ve ever visited?

New York was a great experience!

What is your favourite family tradition?

Making out of order jokes at my dad’s expense.


What does being a ‘people people’ company mean at Walker Sime?

It’s really who we are as a company – not just a corporate slogan! We all live it every day.


Thanks Sam!

If you want to be part of a genuine people-focused business with opportunities for professional development and working on landmark construction projects, check out our current career opportunities.