My Brilliant Career
Talent spotter Joel Stransky is kicking unemployment into touch
Former Bok champion Joel Stransky is the co-founder of recruitment company Pivotal Talent
Tell me about Pivotal Talent. We started the Pivotal Group six years ago and our focus has been in the tech and data space. Many of our clients were involved in the contact centre industry and we solved their issues in the telephony and tech space, and we could see there were some staffing issues. About two years ago we began Pivotal Talent. It allows us to offer our clients more. What do you do at work each day? Most importantly, try to drive revenues - sales. We are an entrepreneurial environment and sales are most important. There are days where other issues need my attention to ensure smooth running of our business - technology, delivery and finance. How did you find yourself there? I began my business career in the commercial side of sport at MegaPro and then ended up in the tech world running the Altech Netstar Group. Once I left the corporate world, the tech space, particularly disruptive technology, was always going to be the direction I took. How did playing rugby prepare y...