Aimee Bateman

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"Aimee is incredibly knowledgeable and fantastic to watch."

— James Caan, former Dragon and recruitment entrepreneur


Aimee has worked for some of the largest recruitment companies before setting the award winning consultancy careers website, Careercake.com.

Aimee's YouTube careers videos, on various strategic channels have received over 12 million hits and her digital marketing activities have seen her win the Talent and Innovation award at the 2013 Institute of Director Awards, the Canmol (Chartered Institute of Marketing) Marketer of the Year Award and in 2014 she was awarded an Honorary Fellowship from Cardiff Metropolitan University for her contribution to careers and the community at large.

Aimee's success has seen her front a number of TV programmes recently as 'the recruitment expert' including:

  • BBC1 Wales' X-Ray - 9 episodes as the 'Recruitment Expert', 2010-2011
  • BBC3 Cash Mob – Presenter, 2010
  • BBC Learning – Careers Presenter, Apprentice for a Day – April 2013
  • Online Careers Reality Show – Host of The Job Academy – 2013 (currently over 3 million views on YouTube and winner of the prestigious Creative Showcase Awards)

Aimee had her own #AskAimee careers column in Accounting Technician Magazine and she 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, Stylist Magazine, Jobsite.co.uk and The Undercover Recruiter.

In 2015 Aimee presented to the Tedx community with her highly praised talk topic “Judgment. Don't let it frighten you". You can watch her Tedx talk here.

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