Rod Adkins
Performance Consultant Action Mind Group Pty Ltd

  • PNA; Dip (Acct); GradCert (Mgt); AInstIB; FAICD;
  • Certified NLP Trainer and Master NLP;
  • Certified Life and Business Coach.

I assist Company Owners in developing Talent Management systems, and Strategic Planning to get the best out of their people and themselves. This includes evaluating job roles, key processes and performance measurement, in conjunction with updating the business strategic plan and developing marketing and sales processes. This usually includes coaching of management and staff, installing work processes, training and executive coaching.

Core Experience:
Extensive Recruitment and HR experience gained as CEO of a Recruitment Services business for 11 years and many years involvement in corporate and own businesses in financial services, retail and media. Roles have included Commercial Management, Sales, HR, Corporate Budgets/Accounting and National Buying.

Industry Experience:
Recent client assignments in Recruitment, Psychological assessment service, Retailing, Accounting Services, Construction, Property Syndication, Franchising, Security Services and Architectural/Interior Design businesses. Previous experience in Financial Services, Retail and Media.

Specialist Experience:

Recruitment, including:

  • Extensive recruitment success from junior to senior management roles
  • Included recruitment of State HR Managers for ANZ Bank
  • Recruitment and development of Insurance agents for AMP & AXA
  • Recruitment of Master Franchisee for Pxi Digital franchise network
  • Behavioural and skill assessments for major corporates and recruitment businesses through Integrated People Strategies Pty Ltd

Outplacement recent assignments:

  • Career and skill development/outplacement services for SEEK
  • Career transition/outplacements for the Australian Institute of Management
  • Career transition/outplacement for the Department of Infrastructure, Victoria

Staff Performance/HR assignments:

  • Assisted in the integration of two distinct businesses in the interior design/architectural industry through reviewing and assessing key staff and management roles and providing key performance measures and scorecards for the integrated teams.
  • Current Coaching assignments at business owner and general management corporate levels including skills development.
  • Preparing businesses for major growth through implementation of strategic planning and a performance measurement system for all staff and management that promotes retention. This includes establishing key values, vision, mission and then drilling down to establish HR systems, focusing on “Employer of Choice” talent recruitment, development and retention.