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I just finished up a meeting with Jason Back. For the few people that don't know he’s the Managing Director at Australian Lending and Investment Centre. A driving force that implements strategy and processes for the industries #1 Broker - Mark Davis. We spoke about a few different things, an immediate hiring need, long term recruitment goals but mostly business strategy, small businesses are facing as well as whats going on in...
The awareness of workinfinance.com.au is growing and more groups are choosing to use the platform to advertise their opportunity Today I completed the profiles of two companies of whom are represented by a couple of my favourite contacts in the industry. Two BDMs that have both agreed to be early adopters of workinfinance.com.au . For me it’s clear why they have both chose to support me in building this platform and...
My last post outlined my future plans of How I will Change Mortgage Broker Recruitment. I think its also important to create an understanding of what my motivations are, and the reasons WHY I’m changing my direction. Why am I trying to change how groups find and engage with talent? Why, from a business/personal perspective does this make sense for me? My vision in building my recruitment business has always...
  If you work in a shop and sell a jar of Marmite, the earnings are there straight away (OK I know that there are a lot more costs involved, holding stock, shop overheads etc, but let’s keep it simple for now).  In the Australian mortgage broking industry, brokers are paid by the lender once the loan has settled.  This can have a long lag time.  I’ll give you an example.  Let’s say that I...
From Buck Rogers to mortgage broker, to BDM and back to broker...the evolution continues! 2 Years in, you can confidently say that this is what you want to do with your life, you enjoy helping people with their financial needs.  You have realised that although the job is not exactly "Rocket Surgery", it takes a lot of hard word to be successful and you need to be open to every opportunity that you are faced with.  So...