Now Is The Time To Start Talking To Acquirers

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It is counter-intuitive, but now is actually the best time for recruitment owners to talk to potential acquirers. Given that most acquirers prefer founders to stay on for a reasonable period during an earnout to reduce risk, there is a credible…

Quality Of Agency Job Ads Embarrassing And Losing You Clients

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I have recently been looking at recruiter job ads on Seek to see how well agencies are presenting themselves during tougher times. Unfortunately, the quality of ads I have seen are very poor and unlikely to attract many quality, active or passive…

Your LinkedIn Post Could Be Offensive

By Tony Hall, Navigator Consulting Practising what I preach to owners of recruitment companies, I have secured my own highly experienced industry advisor Greg Roworth to help me further improve my management consulting and marketing skills.…

Temp Recruitment Could Be Suffocating Your Business

After launching our Recruitment Business Accelerator Program which encapsulates all our years of owning, managing and consulting to many recruitment companies - we had a financial epiphany. One of the companies participating in the program…

Top 10 Favourite Business Quotes

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For your inspiration - my 10 favourite quotes. They must be the most important ones as they have stuck firmly in my mind as a over the past 35 years in business. I can't believe it has been that long. Still so much to learn as we don't know…

QLD GOVT $10k Grants For Small Business Now Open

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The Queensland Government has just announced a $10,000 grant program for businesses affected by the COVID-19 downturn. As a specialist recruitment industry business growth advisor, Navigator Consulting provides many of the services eligible…
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6 Ways A Cost-Effective Advisory Board Can Further Improve Your Recruitment Business

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One of the more common issues affecting owner-operators of small and medium sized (SME) recruitment firms is the lack of a sounding board for new ideas, structured business planning, accountability for performance and the myriad of ever-present…

The Undisputed Benefits Of Business Planning

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Following our well-attended Captain's Table Workshop this month - Business Planning For Success we have but together a summary of the benefits of Business Planning. This is perhaps the most important activity a business should regularly spend…

Unsigned Business Terms Leaving Agencies Exposed

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From Shortlist - November 2019 Unsigned business terms leaving agencies exposed CV “flicking” and presenting candidates to clients without signed terms of business continues to expose recruitment businesses to significant risk of disputes,…

John Plummer Snr, The Grandfather Of Australian Recruitment

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Last week we learned of the passing of one of the Australian recruitment industry's founding fathers, the affable and highly successful John Plummer Snr. John started Centacom in 1960 which became the largest agency in Australian and was eventually…