Spencer Ogden Jobs & Careers in London, England

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4 days ago


SPENCER OGDEN London, England

THE COMPANY Spencer Ogden is the fastest growing Energy Recruitment Company in the world. Launched in January 2010, we already employ in excess of… Adzuna

4 days ago

Trainee Recruitment Consultant-Previous Sales Experience Required

SPENCER OGDEN London, England

Spencer Ogden are currently looking for experienced sales professionals to join us as Trainee Recruitment Consultants. We are looking for hungry… Adzuna

14 hrs ago


SPENCER OGDEN London, England

Role Internal Recruitment Consultant Location- London Salary- 20,000- 24,000 per annum (DOE) Spencer Ogden is hiring and at a rapid pace, investment… Adzuna

30+ days ago

Senior QI Geophysicist - West Africa Transform Margin

Spencer Ogden London, England

This position is one which will allow the candidate to be a part of a small G&G team whom have spent the majority of their careers working in the… Glassdoor

28 days ago

Senior E&I Engineer - FPSO Experience - Urgent

Spencer Ogden London, England

If you have not heard back regarding this position within 10 days you have be unsuccessful.For more information about this specific role please… Glassdoor

30+ days ago

Project Manager - Subsea Construction & Installation

Spencer Ogden London, England

The ideal candidate will have previous experience with Subsea Contractors, either as a client or employee, and be versed with SURF Installation… Glassdoor

3 days ago

Regional Exploration Manager - CIS – new

Spencer Ogden London, England

5+ years of international experience. For more information about this role please contact our London… Glassdoor

28 days ago

Senior E&I Engineer - FPSO Experience - Permanent

Spencer Ogden London, England

If you have not heard back regarding this position within 15 days you have been unsuccessful.For more information about this specific role please… Glassdoor

30+ days ago

DP FMEA - Marine Engineer - Permanent

Spencer Ogden London, England

The client offers a portfolio of training in line with a competitive salary and benefits package. For… Glassdoor

23 days ago

Asset Manager (Exploration)

Spencer Ogden London, England

Manage a cross functional asset management team. Manage economic evaluations. Surface asset optimization. Company representative on Technical… Glassdoor

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    One dimensional, mass cold-calling approach to business

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    Former Employee - Recruitment Consultant in London, England (UK)
    Former Employee - Recruitment Consultant in London, England (UK)

    I worked at Spencer Ogden full-time (more than an year)


    I was there for over a year and a half. Came out having made some good friends and a bit of money. As someone who isn't a natural salesman it actually taught me the basics of selling by being put straight in at that deep end so came out having learnt that I could survive relatively well in that environment. To get further though would require more of a natural talent as the managers and trainers all read from the same 2 or 3 verse hymn sheet.
    1) Make more calls
    2) Be positive
    3) Make money


    You'll start on £18K for the first 3 months and even me who started billing relatively early didn't get paid enough to exist in London until 7 months in. There's a lot wrong with the sole of the place. I'm not bitter about any part of it as I made good money while I was there, fell away a bit and then left on my own terms. At no point was I asked to leave and have gone on to do very well in a different profession but I'd advise against joining the company as I was one of the lucky few. Most will be spat out without a second thought, not just grads either. Even since I left, a lot of people who were billing well and making good money have left. This is solely down to the managements approach and the company culture of demonising early finishes, holidays or not hitting call targets (this leads to 70-80% of employees having dead numbers to call which they can ring repeatedly or leave the phone off the hook in order to fabricate the call stats). The trainers will make you feel like you've made it if you join SO, and the managers will make it seem like there is no world outside of SO. Most days you'll be annoyed or frustrated about something, and at the end of the day you'll just be a cog in a machine that the CEO will be selling on in a few years. You're nothing more than a pebble on the road to someone else making a lot of money. Not you.

    If you're that good at selling over the phone, become a trader.

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    Don't have children.

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