Aimee BatemanSouth Wales

Job title: CEO/Founder of CareerCake.com

‘Aimee is incredibly knowledgeable and fantastic to watch’ – former Dragon and recruitment entrepreneur, James Caan

Since graduating from Glamorgan University in 2003, Aimee, she has worked for some of the largest recruitment companies including Hays Plc, Red Recruitment and Robert Half International. In 2011 Aimee set up her own consultancy and her award winning careers website Careercake.com.

Talent and Innovation winner at the 2013 Institute of Director Awards and Canmol (Chartered Institute of Marketing) New Marketer of the Year 2013, her success has seen her front a number of TV programmes recently as ‘the recruitment expert’ including:

In 2014, Aimee was awarded an Honorary Fellowship from Cardiff Metropolitan University, for her contribution to careers and the community at large. Her achievements have also seen her front a number of TV shows including:

  • BBC1 Wales’ X-Ray – 9 episodes as the ‘Recruitment Expert’, 2010-2011
  • BBC3 Cash Mob – Presenter, 2010
  • BBC2 Learning – Careers Presenter, Apprentice for a Day – April 2013
  • Online Careers Reality Show – Host of The Job Academy – 2013 (currently over 1.5million views on YouTube and winner of the prestigious Creative Showcase Awards)

Aimee has been quoted in The Independent, Observer, Glamour, The Huffington Post and Jobs and Career Magazine. She also writes careers articles for The Guardian, Totaljobs.com, Jobsite.co.uk and The Undercover Recruiter.

In addition, Aimee the Welsh Ambassador for National Careers Week and the official Careers Coach for AAT (The UK’s leading qualification and membership body for accounting staff) and the Welsh Ambassador for National Careers Week 2014.

In a nutshell, Aimee is a successful speaker, business ambassador and recognised employment expert.