We all fantasise about being our own boss. Coffee shop in the morning, settling down to a late morning brunch, then casually flicking open the laptop around 1 o’clock. You do a solid hour of work, quick nip into Nandos for lunch, then smash out an afternoon siesta after watching ‘A place in the sun’.
Friday, 07 September 2018 by Max Jones
Well, first off I think there are some congratulations in order. Congratulations for making it this far – I think if you’ve clicked on this article and you’ve committed the next 10/15 minutes of your day to read more about how to write a superstar recruitment business plan then you are clearly serious about the
Friday, 07 July 2017 by Max Jones
So – congratulations. About 5 years ago you took the leap of faith and started your own recruitment business. You left the security of the office environment, the support of your current colleagues and decided to start your own recruitment agency. Originally growing it from your back bedroom, you have been able to grow an
Businesses, governments and economists alike have been debating the cause of the UK’s ‘productivity crisis’ for over a decade. With productivity languishing 30% lower than the USA and 35% lower than Germany – it’s a slide which cannot be ignored. Whilst the brain-boxes tackle the issue from in front of their whiteboards, here’s a not-so-secret
Whether you’re starting your first online marketing agency, or starting your first recruitment business; generally speaking, what will stop you from succeeding in the vain that you aspire to will not be the lack of knowledge you have, industry focus or command over the sector – but instead the professional and personal challenges that come
Do you have a passion? Do you have something in your life that you are passionate about? Whether that be your job, your friends, your family, your piano – what’s your passion? It’s funny because over the last 13 years, as I’m sure you can imagine, SSG have been fortunate enough to speak to so
Have you ever really wanted to do something, speak to someone or go somewhere and for some reason you didn’t. You know you wanted to, you felt committed and you felt assured that this was the “right” thing to do; and then for some reason or another, you ended up talking yourself out of it.
There are two very important (and very tricky) decisions to make in the embryonic stages of thinking about starting your own recruitment business. That’s not to say there won’t be more challenging times ahead in your business, but even before you jump onto Companies’ House, register a domain and apply for your business bank account
If you’re a business owner and you’re reading this today, would you mind answering a question for me? The question is: Are you in sales? As a business owner, if you don’t believe that part of your role (regardless of industry) is sales orientated then, unfortunately, you’re in for a shock. Having said that, you
What have Kenny Dalglish, Graeme Souness, Glenn Hoddle, Bryan Robson, Peter Reid, Ruud Gullit and Gianluca Vialli all got in common? These were the last of a dying breed of player-managers in English professional football. Some say they went out of fashion but if truth be told, the workload of a modern manager makes it