5 minutes with a member & successful entrepreneur
Rob Stevens founder of Higher Recruitment, is passionate about his role as he facilitates the growth of individuals and the organisations in which they are placed. He was kind enough to hop off the phone for a few minutes and chat to us.
So tell us what Higher Recruitment is all about.
Higher Recruitment is a small boutique IT&T recruitment agency servicing Blue-Chip and SME clients throughout Australia
You’ve had an interesting few years that led you to where you are now. How did you end up at Gravity?
Originally looking to teach English in Japan, I ended up starting a role at Compaq immediately after university. Through there, I recruited quite a lot of front-end support people, and enjoyed that process. From there I entered into recruitment and after 3 years set up Higher Recruitment in 2007
What made you decide that Gravity is the coworking space for you?
The location, the facilities, the decor, the atmosphere, the VIBE J
We are all about VIBE here! Glad that you felt it when you visited. So now that you’re a member, can you give us 3 benefits as to why Gravity is helping you with your business?
– Great location
– Great internet
– Pleasant place to work
What is one of your greatest work achievements?
Extremely large permanent placement into major bank.
We’ll drill you on more details about that placement later! Tell us what you love most about what you do.
The buzz of the deal, helping people get a new start on exciting IT projects that affect everyone.
Ok now for the fun stuff. Favourite food?
Thai and Pizza…
Anything from Malcolm Gladwell (Tipping Point, Outliers, Blink etc)
Piece of advice for our other members and for startups and entrepreneurs out there?
“Entrepreneurship is living a few years of your life like most people won’t, so you can spend the rest of your life like most people can’t.”
Great quote and great dream to chase Rob. Thanks for your time.