Why Hard Work Is The Key To Success - Nick Ulycz, D&G

Nick Ulycz, COO of Domestic & General, shares his career story and career advice for young people. Domestic & General are the UK's leading specialist warranty provider for household appliances and gadgets. Nick’s role as Chief Operating Officer means that he’s responsible for the business operations (i.e the systems and processes that allow the business to run efficiently), as well as HR and communications. In this video he shares some great advice for young people on the importance of hard work. Areas discussed in the video include:

  • What Nick was like as a student and how he started his career 
  • What the role of COO involves 
  • Why he believes academic success isn’t everything 
  • The importance of hard work and gaining work experience 
  • How the work world exposes you to different types of people 

The Circl Interview Series asks leaders of the UK’s most exciting businesses to share their career paths and advice with the next generation of talent. Check out our other interviews with professionals from organisations such as Facebook, Bulb and Alexander Hall.