Performance Expectations must be higher!

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Raise the expectation on your recruitment teams and raise the expectation on your clients. 

Both these tactics lead to better quality and better billing! Both these tactics are the right manuevers as demand overtakes supply in our markets.

The next 12-18 months is not the time for conservative leadership. All our conversations should be aimed at high expectations and outcomes both internally and externally. I don’t mean blind faith, I mean clearly defined, focussed goals that commit all parties to great outcomes.

I’ve been watching the rise and rise of one team in particular in our group, Momentum Auckland, and how their individual and collective results keep soaring. They have a high level of retained assignments illustrating committed clients and they have a large number of very high performing consultants illustrating competent goal driven recruiters.

This team is operating in a market that got smashed in the midst of the GFC yet high expectations are being set and met!

Good on you lot… I think a great example for all of us leading recruitment teams!

And here is a very cool statistic … the job order book has gone from 5% to 52% exclusive retained over 18 months… I just wish I could claim it!

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