TRC Group prioritises communication via Big Hairy Audacious Goal

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The Recruitment Company provides top quality, genuinely affordable recruitment services to hundreds of small and medium enterprises in Australia and New Zealand.

TRC provides permanent, contract and executive recruitment services via five specialist divisions: technology, professional technical, finance, public sector, and marketing and communications. The group employs 19internal staff and approximately 150 external contractors. TRC is a diverse workforce whereby 50% of the leadership is female.

TRC recently assessed the long-term direction of the company and put together a Big Hairy Audacious Goal (BHAG) for the organisation to work towards and help develop company values, including strong communication. The company boasts a simple yet highly structured communication system that allows senior managers to facilitate an extensive and immediate two-way exchange of information with minimum disruption to the team.

Short meetings are conducted throughout the working week, ranging from daily seven-minute catch-up meetings to 20-minute weekly meetings to celebrate wins from the previous week. TRC is an employer of choice offering weekly training sessions, management training, idea think-tank sessions, cultural events, company incentives and the ability for consultants to set their own monthly targets. TRC was recently honoured as an ABA100 Winner for Employer of Choice in The Australian Business Awards 2014.