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  • MCV Readers’ Lives – David Smith MD, Interactive Selection

    mcv1We know what they do from nine to five but what do the movers and shakers of our industry get up to after hours? MCV finds out a little more about David Smith of Interactive Selection…….MCV Magazine January 2001

    What was your first job?
    Credit control temp at Gem Distribution.

    What has been the best lesson you’ve learnt in your career?
    Dont assume anyone else has a better idea about what they are doing than you.

    When you were at school, what did you want to be when you grew up?
    A Chartered Accountant

    What is listed on your CV under ‘Hobbies and Interests’?
    Golf, skiing and family history.

    What are they really?
    MUFC, strategy games and looking after a pregnant wife.

    Greatest achievment to date? Continually braking the mould of recruitment in this industry, helping more and more people make career turning job changes.

    Most embarassing moment?
    Front cover pin-up status in a recruitment industry mag.

    What are your worst habits?
    Not listening when I think I already have the answer.

    Do you have a culinary speciality?
    Roast duck and cashew nuts.

    Who would you like to be for the day?
    An HR Manager with a stack of jobs to fill, so I can make that call.


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