spotlight: phil boshier


Hannah Ryan
At mustard we are a global provider of recruitment solutions to the design and creative industry; we are going to be doing a series of conversations with our consultants so you can get to know them!

We speak with Phil Boshier who has been one of our recruiters at mustard for nearly four years, working in the Interor Design sector at our Bristol office. 

What is your role in this company?

Consultant for Commercial Workplace, Healthcare and Education Interiors.

How long have you been working at mustard?

3.5 years

Other than a recruiter how else would you describe yourself?

Sportsperson, cook. Energetic, excitable, loyal,fair.

Before joining the team what were you up to?

Traveling the World for 2.5 years. Previous to that I worked as a qualified personal trainer and health and fitness manager for a well-known Health & Wellbeing fitness chain.

Was your desk new?

When I first joined mustard I worked our Middle East and North Africa Desk for all things creative, at the time this was a new desk. After a change in focus I opted to take the commercial Interior desk.
In the time you have been at mustard what do you feel has been your biggest accomplishment?

Building a solid network of both clients and candidates who I trust and visa-versa. Gaining a real understanding of the industry & the people who operate within it. And winning Dinner Date.

Does mustard offer any incentives which encourages you to strive in your role?

A well planned out route for career progression within the company with the extra incentive of international offices which can become an option to work in once successful for a prolonged period in the UK. The obvious recruiter commission is a plus. 

What is the highlight of working in Bristol?

It has its own identity. The music, food and culture is great and always a friendly vibe with plenty of acitvities to do week in, week out.

What do you love doing outside of work?

Playing sport (football & cricket), enjoying the constant string of things to do in Bristol; also cooking and watching TV series and the occasional gym visit.

Quick fire questions:

What would be your recommendations out of the following -

Film – Forest Gump - it makes you laugh, it makes you cry, its makes you think

Album – Whatever people Say I am, That’s What I’m Not / Arctic Monkeys 

Design  -  Angkor Wat – Cambodia. An amazing temple complex, I can’t even start to comprehend how something of that size and complexity could be built when it was and to still be standing today!

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