The construction, civil and rail industries continue to drive the Victorian and New South Wales economies with record investment/projects however their is a multi-layered micro-economy under the surface with some companies performing very well with others struggling. The only tangible differentiator is people. With margin pressure constant in this market, never has there been a more critical time to have the right people in the right roles.
To talk in basketball terms, teams (businesses) need to have a strong front court, strong back court and also bench depth. Once you have the correct team assembled, inspired coaching/leadership come to the forefront to ensure that the assembled roster perform to the desired standards. Scouting of future opponents (projects) and analysis of past performance’s then lay the foundations for continuous improvement.
There are many distractions in the marketplace and many people (or recruiters) sell themselves/people as the best option, but make sure you do your homework and you are working with true business partners who are looking to develop/maintain strong mutually beneficial relationships as opposed to getting their next commission cheque.
There is some excellent talent appearing in the marketplace, so now is the time to ensure you have the right mix of mature, developing and raw talent in your team’s.