Get to know the Talent Hive team

For each of our team members we’ve asked them to complete a couple of questions so you can really get to know who you’re dealing with when you’re working with Talent Hive.

Today we’re speaking to Tom Billingham, our Managing Consultant who now oversees the Education Recruitment department.

What was the best concert you ever attended?

Ocean Colour Scene @ Nottingham Rock City

Where’s your favourite place in the world?

Capri or New York

What’s the last book you read?

Thirteen by Steve Cavanagh

What’s your favourite movie?

Too many to name  – Goodfellas, Catch Me If You Can, Pursuit of Happiness, Blood Diamond.

What’s the craziest thing you’ve ever done?

Decided to run from London to Brighton in a day (100KM)

What are you currently watching on Netflix?


What’s the best thing you’ve learnt recently?

Be grateful for what you have.

What’s the best meal you’ve ever had? 

Fera – Claridges (Birthday Meal)

If you could visit anywhere in the world you’ve never been, where would you go?

South Africa

What are some of your pet peeves?

People talking with food in their mouth or chewing with their mouth open. Horrendous

What do you enjoy doing when you are not working?

Exercise, cooking at home, going out for meals, writing, travelling.

If you could snap your fingers and become an expert in something, what would it be?


What advice would you give to your teenage self?

Read, learn and explore as much as you can.

What’s one of your favourite memories from the past year?

Travelling to New York

What’s one thing most people don’t know about you?

I am writing a children’s fiction book.

When you were a kid, what did you want to be when you grew up?

A sniper

What’s one hobby you’d love to get into?

Golf…I play now and again.

What’s one song or artist that you’re embarrassed to admit you like?

Hanson Mmbopp

What’s your go-to karaoke song?

Candi Staton – Young Hearts

What’s the weirdest food you’ve ever eaten?

There was a course at The Fat Duck that looked like a branch, mud and edible maggots!

Picture of Tom & Bex
Picture of Tom