Patrick Horwood

Talent Manager

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How would you summarise what you do at Kinexus in one paragraph?
Manage candidates and work with clients to meet both needs in the Defence Sector predominately in the VIC and WA region.

What do you like best about working at Kinexus?
The family/friendly environment of staff and the ease of joining.

What’s your favourite part of your job?
Talking to candidates and learning how better to talk and listen.

What has been your least favourite job and why?
Apprentice chef, not varied enough, bad hours.

What is your favourite interview question and why?
What is your strongest motivator?

What makes you happiest?
My family – my wife and son.

What fad do you wish would come back? Which do you feel should stay gone forever?
I wish Digimons and Tazos would come back. I would appreciate it if fidget spinners would hurry up and become “gone” and stay that way haha.

Who’s your personal hero?
Bear Grylls

What are your 2 favourite albums? Why?
Metallica – Black Album (Metallica) – best album due to its complexity, and raw sound.
Enema of the State – Blink-182 – Amazing in skill across all instruments and vocal and resonated with myself and others strongly.

If you could choose to do anything for a day, what would it be?
Play Drums for Metallica or any large rock band and tour.