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Sophie Butler


Sophie Butler

About Me:

Divisional Director

Sophie joined TPP in 2008 as a Consultant within our Finance team, having been promoted several times throughout her career she now holds the position of Divisional Director. Managing TPP’s Human Resources, Education & Training, Finance, IT & Facilities and Office & Specialist Support teams, Sophie’s experience and wealth of knowledge gained ensures that she is able to offer both operational and strategic input as part of the Senior Management Team.  Sophie loves to travel, her most recent holiday highlights include; canyoneering around Utah, camping in the Sahara and snowmobiling in the Arctic.

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Sophie Butler's Blog Posts

10 interview questions you should always ask your candidates

Interviews are designed to let you find out more about the person behind the CV; revealing their personality, level of experience and knowledge and strengths and weaknesses. While you should always include questions tailored to the individual position, the questions below work for roles across all sectors. We’ve included a mix of questions; some of which will allow you to make sure the candidate has done their preparation and researched the role and organisation, and some will help you t...

Author: Sophie Butler
Published: 17 Jun 2017

#GivingTuesday 2016!

Find out what TPP did for #GivingTuesday!

Author: Sophie Butler
Published: 30 Nov 2016

I quit! Five unusual ways to resign

Sometimes when a job doesn’t work out, a traditional resignation letter just doesn’t make a dramatic enough exit or let you express how you really feel. Here are five of the most bizarre ways people have handed in their notice. TPP would never recommend following any of these examples, especially when you want to stay working in the same sector. To find out how you should actually resign, see the end of the article.     1. Use your technical skills Some employees use their...

Author: Sophie Butler
Published: 28 Sep 2016

    Don't make these everyday mistakes when you`re interviewing

      ​ Don’t make these everyday mistakes when you’re interviewing Recruiting can be a lengthy and expensive process and more so when you hire the wrong person, which can also have a negative effect on team morale. The interview process is probably the most crucial part and where many employers can make mistakes. Here are some common hiring mistakes employers make and how to avoid them.   Rushing into the recruitment process When hiring a new employee for your team, it is i...

    Author: Sophie Butler
    Published: 18 May 2016

    Reaping the benefits of age diversity in the workplace

    Age discrimination can affect people of all ages, but it is a particular problem for older people, despite the fact that there are many reasons why recruiting older people at work is beneficial. The department for work and pensions report that 27 percent of the current workforce are over 50. By 2020 it will be a third. The working population is getting older, the pension gap is getting bigger, and people are working longer. There is no average employer, everyone has individual goals. Howev...

    Author: Sophie Butler
    Published: 19 Oct 2015

    TPP Finance Salary Survey - How much are you worth?

    TPP Recruitment are conducting a salary survey in order to benchmark salaries for finance professionals working for charities and other not for profit organisations. If you are a finance professional working in the not for profit sector, please spare 5 minutes to complete the survey. The results will be used to judge average salaries across the sector. The results of this survey will be completely anonymous and purely used to benchmark the sector. We will email all those respondents who co...

    Author: Sophie Butler
    Published: 10 Feb 2015