Services Archives - Optimum Consulting

Why Are We Different?

Earlier this week while waiting for a coffee I began a casual conversation with a client. As the conversation progressed he asked me what I liked about Optimum. My immediate response was “we’re different”. Of course, this then led to the follow-up question of what is different about Optimum; and again, without pause, I answered

The Right Feedback Is Better Than More Feedback

I was recently reading an article which reminded me just how important it is for leaders to understand the differences in people and how they process information. It was an article about two personality types described commonly as Introvert and Extrovert. These types are known to have unique ways of feeling re-energized and motivated. They

Attract, Engage, Retain, Develop

“A company is nothing without its staff, they are your greatest assets “ An engaged workforce encourages commitment, energy and productivity from all those involved to help improve company performance. Firstly, the importance of attracting the right staff is key, and in order for your organisation to be competitive and ensure your business goals are

The Recruitment Industry – Doing the same job, working so very differently

Recently I have started with Optimum Consulting as a graduate recruitment consultant, working through the graduate programme that Optimum provides.  This opportunity is a very exciting prospect for me, in that prior to my graduation from university, I had completed a six month internship within the recruitment sector for a different organisation.  When applying for

Optimum Consulting: A New Frontier

Regular readers of our blogs will know that Optimum has recently celebrated our ten year anniversary of business. This was a cause of great happiness and mirth for the company in general and it gave me and my team an opportunity to plan the decade ahead. We have some big plans and I hope to

A Business Lesson From Janela, The Coconut Lady

Warm weather, wind gently swirling through the coconut trees, blue skies, white sand and clear warm water – these are the images that send many into a distant daydream. For a few short months, it has been my reality. I have been in the North East of Brazil, Salvador. A lovely place, it is home

More than meets the eye!

Did you know that you can outsource your payroll function to Optimum? Or that we run executive search campaigns? And did you know Optimum is able to provide a range of Human Resource Consulting services including performance management advice, salary benchmarking, panel interview representation, psychometric profiling and outplacement programs? And did you know we offer