Kat Martyn

Kat Martyn

Director and Head of City Office

Kat is a seasoned recruiter, having placed exceptional candidates with employers of choice since 2005. She’s worked with a variety of clients from different industries – from global investment banks and asset management firms to start-ups, advertising agencies, TV studios and even space travel companies!

In 2015, Kat was approached to set up and run Tiger’s City office, putting her exceptional knowledge and network to the test. She’s been a roaring success, which she ascribes to one simple strategy: delivering excellent candidate care across the board. And her efforts don’t go unnoticed; she receives huge volumes of candidate and client referrals as a result. Needless to say, hers is a busy role – but her beloved Angus (her red labrador) more than makes up for a demanding day.

What makes you fiercely distinctive?

I’m driven by setting goals and ticking them off. From setting up the City office to running the London marathon (with no training), I get a big kick out of overcoming the challenges life throws at me!

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Latest Insights by Kat Martyn

Hiring in London: what you need to know

As one of London’s leading job recruitment agencies, we have a unique insight into the hiring trends that affect the secretarial job market. The data from Tiger’s 2019 Salary and Benefits Review revealed the effect developments such as Brexit and the continuing low unemployment rate have had on hiring, with a number of surprising statistics. If

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Podcast: How to become a private PA

One of the most popular questions we receive from PAs and executive assistants is ‘how do I become a private PA?‘ With a reputation for being a glamourous career with the potential for overseas travel, we can see why! However, the reality is very different. Working as a private household PA can be far less appealing

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Finding secretarial jobs in London without the stress

If you’ve recently moved to London it may have come to your attention that it is absolutely huge! Unlike many cities where the core business activity is localised to the central business district, London is sprawling – as are its businesses. Depending on your interests, you can choose between the financial services district in the

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The ladder of learning: Encouraging career progression

Gone are the days of ladder-like career progression, where a trainee or entry-level assistant would slowly work up the ranks of their company to eventually reach a senior position. The modern world of work has transformed, bringing with it a new approach to career development, where experience and learning are emphasised and pathways appear in

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Five lessons from The Devil Wears Prada

12 years ago, The Devil Wears Prada arrived fashionably late into cinemas, introducing the world to Miranda Priestly, perennially dieting Emily and doe-eyed Andy. Along with delivering some classic one-liners , it gave the wider world an insight into the world of celebrity PAs and the lengths some have to go to look after their

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