Roger Wilkinson: Starting a recruitment business with 1 year experience? So did Roger!

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The key takeaways from this episode are as follows:

You’ll learn about starting a business now vs “back then” – and why it’s substantially easier for Founder’s to get up and running in the industry than ever before

You’ll get some solid advice on leadership as well as mistakes that Roger made that he’s now learned from

Promoting on values and the added value this can bring to your company culture when growing headcount

The USA market and building a presence overseas

How can you create leaders? And, inspire the next generation of recruiters


This week I’m joined by Roger Wilkinson, Founder and CEO of OHO group.

He started in the industry 15+ years ago, incepting OHO group with around 12 months of recruitment experience. A recession, 16 years later and a pandemic in-between, Roger has built a successful business as well as cracking the USA market.

It was great to sit down with him and talk about his tenure as a recruiter, business owner, leader and international recruitment pioneer!

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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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