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  string(2350) "Why do we work so hard? What motivates us? Recruitment is not a 9-5 job. You don’t really switch off; you don’t walk out the door at the end of the day without bringing it with you. We speak to our friends about what we do; we meet people all the time and are always networking.

We work hard and we put in the hours to ensure we deliver the results. And why do we do this? What is each person’s motivation? Salary is a means to an end. You, of course, want to ensure your hard work is valued, but when I speak to candidates, they tend to be much more focused on non-monetary aspects of their careers.

I know that, personally, my motivation is Sydney itself and my lifestyle in Sydney. I spent Sunday morning in a very cool new cafe in Surry Hills, which is actually a converted warehouse (Reuben Hills; breakfast with a Deep South twist – it’s a must try. Anywhere that serves fried chicken with a mound of guacamole for breakfast is fine by me!)

On the same day, my afternoon was spent in the winter sun, cycling through the city, down to Lady Macquarie’s chair, with views of the Harbour Bridge and the Opera House, before heading down to Woolloomooloo Wharf where we stopped for wine by the water. It was a great day. It was a day that caused me to reflect on why I’ve chosen to live thousands of miles away from the family that I’m very close to and the friends I love and miss.

But it’s simple; I love Sydney!

The lifestyle one can have in Sydney is motivating in itself. I enjoy my job, I enjoy the work I do, and I enjoy dealing with and placing candidates day in, day out. I enjoy the human element of making people’s day by telling them they’ve won the job and I thoroughly enjoy providing a high quality service to the clients that I work with. I am content with putting a lot of my energy into being successful in this career, but mostly, I enjoy and am motivated by the lifestyle in Sydney that working in recruitment and at Cox Purtell enables me to have.

Chris Savage, COO of Media giant, STW Group and author of Wrestling Possums blog, once spoke about how “success is the amount of joy you feel in your life”. This struck a chord with me. I am motivated to be successful and to allow this to increase the joy I experience day to day."
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Why do we work so hard? What motivates us? Recruitment is not a 9-5 job. You don’t really switch off; you don’t walk out the door at the end of the day without bringing it with you. We speak to our friends about what we do; we meet people all the time and are always networking.

We work hard and we put in the hours to ensure we deliver the results. And why do we do this? What is each person’s motivation? Salary is a means to an end. You, of course, want to ensure your hard work is valued, but when I speak to candidates, they tend to be much more focused on non-monetary aspects of their careers.

I know that, personally, my motivation is Sydney itself and my lifestyle in Sydney. I spent Sunday morning in a very cool new cafe in Surry Hills, which is actually a converted warehouse (Reuben Hills; breakfast with a Deep South twist – it’s a must try. Anywhere that serves fried chicken with a mound of guacamole for breakfast is fine by me!)

On the same day, my afternoon was spent in the winter sun, cycling through the city, down to Lady Macquarie’s chair, with views of the Harbour Bridge and the Opera House, before heading down to Woolloomooloo Wharf where we stopped for wine by the water. It was a great day. It was a day that caused me to reflect on why I’ve chosen to live thousands of miles away from the family that I’m very close to and the friends I love and miss.

But it’s simple; I love Sydney!

The lifestyle one can have in Sydney is motivating in itself. I enjoy my job, I enjoy the work I do, and I enjoy dealing with and placing candidates day in, day out. I enjoy the human element of making people’s day by telling them they’ve won the job and I thoroughly enjoy providing a high quality service to the clients that I work with. I am content with putting a lot of my energy into being successful in this career, but mostly, I enjoy and am motivated by the lifestyle in Sydney that working in recruitment and at Cox Purtell enables me to have.

Chris Savage, COO of Media giant, STW Group and author of Wrestling Possums blog, once spoke about how “success is the amount of joy you feel in your life”. This struck a chord with me. I am motivated to be successful and to allow this to increase the joy I experience day to day.

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