Chris Monticolombi – Building a recruitment business from scratch and the importance of adding value with every interaction

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The key takeaways from this episode are as follows:

You’ll learn about adding value and why you should never assume what your audience wants

You’ll get some solid advice on account management and what to look for when hiring someone into this position

Caring about client relationships and why you shouldn’t overlook the power of giving a bespoke service

Incentivising employees regardless of seniority and function, and how to successfully do this


This week I’m joined by Chris Monticolombi, Director and Co-Founder of WeShape.

He started his recruitment career at La Fosse Associates, and left in March 2019 to set up with Co-Founder Jack, and WeShape was born.

We unpacked so much on this episode – from the mistakes that they made in the beginning, through to how they sell to clients and retain excellent partnerships.

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I hope you enjoyed the episode, the best place to connect with me is on Linkedin – Hishem Azzouz

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