Q: Kindly give our readers an introduction to your business. Please include what your business is all about, in which city you are located and if you have offices in multiple locations/ cities?
Ans: We are a job recruitment company that helps large and small businesses across the US find great candidates for all of their open positions.
Q: What inspired you to (start a new business venture) or (to make significant changes in an existing business)? How did the idea for your business come about?
Ans: My experience in the space showed that there was a need for improved processes and service in the recruitment industry.
Q: What three pieces of advice would you give to budding entrepreneurs?
Ans: Always look for opportunity, If you aren’t passionate about dont do it, chase your why, not the money.
Q: What would you say are the top three skills needed to be a successful entrepreneur?
Ans: Vision, ambition, flexibility
Q: How many hours do you work a day on average?
Q: To what do you most attribute your success?
Ans: My passion to be successful in helping connect employers with great employees.
Q: How do you go about marketing your business?
Ans: What has been your most successful form of marketing? Lots of word of mouth and digital marketing
Q: Where did your organizations funding/capital come from and how did you go about getting it?
Ans: How did you obtain investors for your venture? The business has been self funded
Q: What is the best way to achieve long-term success?
Ans: Dedication to your goals. You goals should come with purpose and not just an arbitrary statement. Wanting to be a millionaire is just a vague goal, why do you want to be a millionaire, that should be your goal.
Q: Where you see yourself and your business in 5 – 10 years?
Ans: Continuing our great service.
Q: Excluding yours, what company or business do you admire the most?
Ans: Vayner Media. Gary Vaynerchuk has done an amazing job growing his company through non-traditional media channels.
Q: How important have good employees been to your success?
Ans: WIthout good employees, your business will fail. Good people are the lifeblood of any successful business.
Q: How long do you stick with an idea before giving up?
Ans: Quite a while. It takes time and measurable data to understand how successful an idea is.
Q: What motivates you?
Ans: The drive to help great people find great careers
Q: How do you generate new ideas?
Ans: Always talking with my employees. They are on the front lines everyday.
Q: How do you build a successful customer base?
Ans: Don’t be afraid of “No’s”. Identify your ideal client and learn how to pitch the value you are bringing them.
Q: What has been your most satisfying moment in business?
Ans: Everytime we get a thank you from a client for making a great match!
Q: What kind of culture exists in your organization? How did you establish this tone and why did you institute this particular type of culture?
Ans: In one word, characterize your life as an entrepreneur.