Team Building

Is It Time To Give Your Consultants A Pat On The Back?

In many development circles there is an ongoing debate about the value of positive versus negative feedback. Better phrases are of course; motivational versus developmental feedback. The truth is that in high performing teams both aspects of feedback are present.     Yet in many recruitment circles there is a tendency to focus on the…

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The Hidden Power of Your Billing T.E.A.M.

It’s a corny saying I know and the truth is that teams, when they work together can and always do achieve more. Together Everyone Achieves More Great teamwork and recruitment organisations haven’t always gone hand in hand; have they? It’s common in many organisations that big billers aren’t good team players and can often be…

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If Procrastination Is Plaguing You- Here Is A Quick Solution

Procrastination: it hits all of us at one time or another in both our personal and business lives. A classic example might be hitting the snooze alarm and deciding to give the gym a miss today rather than committing to the early morning exercise that you said you would ‘do’ this year. The eventual impact…

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Lessons On Leadership From Bear Grylls and Barack Obama

A couple of weeks ago I decided to unplug with some random surfing on the TV and came across a gem of a programme. It was Bear Grylls on his running wild TV series where he takes celebrities into the wild to experience ‘living’ with literally the bare necessities. The guest this time was Barack…

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Are Your Gen Y Recruiters Leaving?

  Many recruitment directors I speak to are obsessed (in a positive way) about growing their talent team. It’s not rocket science to work out that if you want to capitalise on today’s growth market in recruitment then you need a great team who are motivated and productive. In our various recruitment owner training programmes…

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The Secret Messages You Send To Your Billing Team

  You send secret messages and you do it every day. Scary isn’t it? The thought that you are unconsciously communicating something to people around you that is having a huge impact is something that smart billing manager’s study. In case you haven’t worked it out just yet it’s your body language, to be precise…

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How To Run A Billing Team Meeting

  Billing team meetings are an under utilised performance improvement strategy in many recruitment companies. Depending on your start time many consultants and managers rush in, grab a coffee and then start work; often picking up the ‘things’ that didn’t get finished the day before. Some days that is fine however if it goes on…

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How to Recover a Temporary Loss of Mojo

Let’s face it as busy entrepreneurs, recruitment business owners and directors keeping our mojo up is pivotal to our success. Over the last few weeks we have explored in depth the value of motivating our recruiters but what about you? The master of your ship? How do you keep yourself motivated 24 /7, because it…

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3 Ways Why Feedback Goes Wrong

We have already established in the last article the benefits of the two key types of feedback. All good, provided we have the following three aspects addressed. Timing Delivery ….and their response   Let’s explore each in more depth:   Timing Any form of feedback has the most impact if it is delivered as close…

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