How to hire so you won’t have to fire: Three approaches to finding great talent when you’re pressed for time
Last week WINK Models founder Taryn Williams summed this up by explaining she’s learned to be honest with candidates not just about the job, but what she sees as the reality of the job in the future.
After a stint in the modelling industry, serial entrepreneur Taryn Williams saw a lot could be done in the sector to streamline processes and payment for models working across Australia. She took these observations and spun them into $3 million talent agency WINK Models, a company that committed to pay models in a seven day window.
There’s no doubt ‘disruption’ has become the buzzword of modern entrepreneurialism. This panel discussion will focus on what some of Australia’s leading tech and digital entrepreneurs see as being essential to remaining relevant and disruptive in a local commercial market saturated by ‘disruptive’ technology.
Catherine Plano is here today with Taryn Williams, she is one of Australia’s top young entrepreneurs, named as a 2016 B&T Women in Media Entrepreneur finalist, 2015 Female Entrepreneur Awards finalist, 2015 B&T Hot 30 under 30 and SmartCompany 30 under 30.
"We spoke with Taryn about she how balances her business and personal goals, and how important her team has been to her success."
Early morning exercise routines seem to be a common thread between modern creatives. Many CEOs such as Taryn Williams of WINK Models ... understand the importance of such fitness regimes.
So what does it take to run two successful businesses? Taryn Williams shares her journey to success and her top five tips for flourishing entrepreneurs...
It’s a tough gig trying to get the right person for a particular role, especially when our requirements are so diverse and our industry is quite specific.
I went to a conference on a cruise ship with Eric Schmidt, Quentin Tarantino and a ton of other execs – Here’s what I learned
We need to make space in our lives for serendipity. I arrived at the Summit with a carefully crafted schedule of all the speakers I wanted to see, together with a perfectly diarised schedule. I approached the Summit the same way I approach my work day. Unfortunately, the first speaker was delayed 30 minutes and my whole plan was thrown into chaos.
The WINK Models #BackYourself initiative features in the Decembers 2016 online issue of GC Magazine.
“My strategy to avoid burning out is to constantly be trying new things that stimulate my mind in a different way, or challenge me to use new skills and a different part of my brain. This year I’ve tried arial yoga, skydiving, mermaid swimming, gin making classes, cooking classes, trampolining, and my favourite… Virtual Reality! It’s a great way to break out of the day to day of your job, and keep yourself learning. “It also means I’m meeting new people, challenging myself, and breaking out of the grind.”
Having recently made the jump from employee to managing director and part owner of WINK Models, I have learnt that running a company involves a little more reality than what I may have originally dreamt it up to be.
Taryn shares what a typical day looks like when you run two businesses, how she overcomes her biggest challenges and the life quote we're adding to our vision boards now!
Sage Greenwood is the Managing Director and part owner of WINK Models as well as the co-founder of Golden Grind, Australia's finest Turmeric Latte Blend. WINK Models is one of Australia's leading commercial modelling agencies, representing over 650 models nationally with an annual turnover of $3 million. Critical to this success has been Sage’s innate ability to predict trends and remain innovative amongst a very saturated market.
I got the pleasure of sitting down with THE Taryn Williams of TheRight.Fit , WINK models and generalist in the kicking butt space.
If You’re the Smartest Person in the Room, You’re in the Wrong Room with Taryn Williams Founder and Owner of the Right Fit and WINK Models
Taryn Williams is one of Australia’s leading female entrepreneurs, she is CEO of WINK Models and the CEO and co-founder of her new venture The Right Fit which launched in late 2015. The Right Fit in an online market network that directly connects clients with talent without the need for a traditional agency, the online platform aims to revolutionise the talent industry.
In response to the high demand from readers and the incredible Collective Hub community, Kick. Start. Smart. made its Queensland debut last week.
Plenty of young adults are proving the stereotypes wrong about the pampered millennial slacker. Meet Generation Why Not?
While Wilson was inspired by disruption, 30-year-old former model and WINK modelling agency founder Taryn Williams is disrupting herself. She’s just set up theright.fit, an online agency that brings together creative talent such as stylists, make-up artists, photographers, actors and models with their prospective employers, which treads on some ground she’s already inhabiting.