I like to challenge my recruiting firm owner clients to move out of their comfort zone, to push the envelope on everyday "recruiter" and "owner" thinking. My Platinum Clients and I recently met for a 2 day recruiting business development retreat in San Antonio, TX that immediately followed an outstanding NAPS Recruiting Conference.
In this vein, we all had an assignment, read the book Drive, by Daniel Pink and be prepared to discuss the key concepts and how they apply to running a recruiting business
Pink discusses how after we achieve a certain base level of compensation (different for each one of us), the single greatest motivator at work is one seeing progress in one's work. Based on this, we brainstormed a few ideas to implement... keep in mind the below are significantly edited, as we discussed these concepts for hours...
To enhance progress in recruiters and MAKE it recognizable to them: