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Episode Info:

In today's episode of the Idea to Value Podcast, we speak with Founder and CEO of SomethingNew, a company which is revolutionising the recruitment industry and which has recently won their fourth consecutive American Business Awards for innovation.

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We talk about why the recruitment industry was in such need of innovation, and the benefits of everyone in a team working towards a common corporate purpose

Topics discussed in the episode:
  • 00:01:30 - The history of SomethingNew and how it got started
  • 00:02:45 - The problem facing the recruitment industry
  • 00:05:30 - How their company won awards for innovation in the recruitment industry by using a "Moneyball" method
  • 00:08:30 - Innovation needs to be linked to delivery of real value
  • 00:09:45 - Why it's important for a company to have a purpose, a reason for existing
  • 00:10:30 - The positive impact of being in the right job, and the problems caused by being in the wrong job
  • 00:12:45 - How to get staff aligned with a corporate mission
  • 00:15:00 - What prevented Scott from starting with his idea for 10 years, and what people can learn from his experience
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