Harry Portch – What was it really like starting an agency at 20 years old?

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The key takeaways from this episode are as follows:

You’ll learn about being young in recruitment and how it sometimes can work against you

Managing people older than you and lessons from leadership

The importance of trust and flexibility when growing an agency

Creating an enjoyable working environment and why Harry won’t ever have more than 30 people in each regional office

You’ll learn about developing raw talent and how to navigate challenging situations


This week I’m joined by Harry Portch, Founder of HM Staffing LTD.

He started working in recruitment at 18, and after just under two years decided to set up his own agency from his kitchen table!

Since 2018, his agency has continuously grown in headcount and revenue, as well as pushing through the 2020 pandemic. It was great to sit down and talk to him about everything from leadership techniques through to personal branding.

You can connect with Harry on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/harryportch/


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