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Meet the team

Our Forward Rollers

Mike Rhodes

Hi I’m Mike, Head of IT Recruitment at Forward Role. I have been an IT recruiter for over 5 years, now focusing mainly on the placement of IT Developers as well as covering all IT positions from junior through to C Suite.

I found my way into recruitment via a career in Financial Services and started in the world of senior placements before finding my home with all things IT. An expert on the Technology market in the North West, my current focus is on IT development of all levels from Junior Developer through to Development Director and Architect. I take great pride in the fact I am helping to shape and grow the blossoming technology market in the North West.

Outside of work I'm a film buff, badminton ninja, cooking guru and massive foody. I'm also dad to a little girl so can easily be found having mini tea parties, going to the park, trampolining or judging talent shows! I also have a secret affinity to interior design stuff and have a project on my house currently.

5 quick questions

1.       Favourite boxset of all time

Too many to choose from. Probably House, The Shield or Game of Thrones

2.       Tipple of choice

Either sloe gin and lemonade or rhubarb gin and tonic

3.       Spirit animal

Tiger (according to an online test!)

4.       Favourite album

i-Empire by Angels and Airwaves

5.       Talent for… 

Making the best cheesecakes ever

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