To celebrate the remarkable achievements of our most inspirational and empowering females in the recruitment field, we’ve sat down to speak to Sarah Conway, Director at Premier Recruit, Connie Isdale, Managing Director at COPA Recruitment and Nikki Tilley, Director at More Driver Solutions Ltd to discuss their top tips for achieving success!
What advice would you give to individuals looking to kick-start their own business?
I would say to set clear objectives and create mood boards to stimulate exciting ideas! I find that often, your mind you can subconsciously set barriers and that scribbling down a thought, helps to create a natural flow to solutions, alternatives and prospects. Besides, who doesn't love to use their best stationery to cement ideas! - Connie Isdale, Managing Director at COPA Recruitment
Choose your staff wisely, be realistic and ensure your finances are strong! - Sarah Conway, Director at Premier Recruit
Find your passion - this will help get you through times when they are tough! - Nikki Tilley, Director at More Drivers
What is your top podcast for personal or professional development?
The Driven Female Entrepreneur podcast hosted by Melitta Campbell! In this podcast, Melitta interviews a variety of driven female entrepreneurs, discussing the likes of mindset and goals. This amazing podcast offers useful tools, tips and organic advice, some of which I have personally implemented into my everyday life. - Connie Isdale, Managing Director at COPA Recruitment
The High Performance podcast, hosted by sports broadcaster Jake Humphrey and leading organisational psychologist Damian Hughes. This podcast provides insight into the lives of high-achieving, world-class performers who have excelled in their field with first-hand experiences and lessons to share. - Sarah Conway, Director at Premier Recruit
The Diary of a CEO, hosted by Steven Bartlett. In this podcast, Steven sits down with some of the world's most influential people, experts and thinkers to discuss untold truths, unlearned lessons and important insights that will make his, and the audiences lives more successful and fulfilled. - Nikki Tilley, Director at More Drivers
What 3 things would you tell yourself if you were to rewind back to the beginning of your career journey?
Never doubt my ability, shift my perspective on 'negative' situations and remind myself of Michael Jordan's quote; "talent wins games, but teamwork and intelligence win championships." - Connie Isdale, Managing Director at COPA Recruitment
The more you put in, the more you get out. You are good enough and you will be successful! - Sarah Conway, Director at Premier Recruit
Network with people who are on the same journey as you, so you can spend time focusing on the strengths that help grow your business! Also - spend less time worrying about things that haven't happened yet! - Nikki Tilley, Director at More Drivers