Are you emotional enough about your goals?

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Year after year many of us set goals that we fail to achieve. I believe there are a few reasons for that: We don’t believe we can really achieve them, We have no idea – really – how to make them happen, We’re not really motivated to do the work to make them happen. Goal […]

How to attract the staff you need

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Just because you select an ideal recruit for your business, doesn’t mean they will automatically want to work for you. Why not? Many businesses overlook the fact that they have to sell their offer and make it an attractive option for prospective new employees. If you operate in a competitive environment where good recruits are […]

Design a business model that ‘works’ for you

There are pros & cons for each type of business model. The following summarises the most common models and options for service firms: 1. Sole trader – you do it all. No overheads, no accountability, but no security and no life. This model creates a job, not a business. This is good for people who […]

How to select the right person to join your team.

The reason people select the wrong person is because they don’t ask the right questions in the interview, they don’t probe to uncover real competencies and capabilities, they don’t explore the person’s true personality and attitude, and they get swayed by enjoyable ‘chats’ that should in fact be probing interviews. We all like to work […]

How to create and write a Position Description

When it comes to recruiting new people into your business, or expanding someone’s role, or identifying where to add more resource into the business, it needn’t be that difficult. Follow these 4 steps to start creating and defining roles within your business, and writing the necessary Position Description: 1. Ask yourself these questions first: What […]

How to Attract the People You Need  

Just because you select an ideal recruit for your business, doesn’t mean they will automatically want to work for you.  Why not? Many businesses overlook the fact that they have to sell their offer and make it an attractive option for prospective new employees. If you operate in a competitive environment where good recruits are […]

Take The Test – How Well Do You Recruit And Manage Your Team?

Whether you recruit new members to your team by yourself, or use an external recruitment firm, the same requirements apply. If you aren’t clear on a new team member’s role, accountabilities, what you’re looking for and what your priorities are, then don’t expect to be able to find the right person for your business. As […]