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Richard Wynn

Richard Wynn is managing director ANZ at Talent Solutions. Passionate about human capital and the power of connection, Richard has built an enviable network of partnerships with Australian and global brands, along with their executive talent, over an 20-year career spanning the UK and Australia. Richard brings a wealth of leadership experience by supporting and advising global, local, start-up, SME, private and listed companies in terms of their talent and human capital strategies.

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Opinion: In your career, what’s more important, success or significance?

What do you offer the world in return? What value do you add to it?
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Beware: The 7 deadly sins of leaders

From narcissism to inaction and micromanagement, here are the fatal mistakes that business leaders make – and how to avo...
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The multiple personalities of the modern CEO

From making tough decisions to telling a great story, today’s CEO needs to be able to do it all.

Australia’s got talent

After all these years, it is finally time to unearth the hidden retail talent in our own backyard.

Up close and personal with Santa Claus

How to build a global brand like Santa Claus.

The attitude adjustment

Why you need to stop hiring on the basis of candidates' skills but on their attitude and cultural fit.

Why customers don’t come first

If you want happy customers, you need happy staff.

The clean slate – how to start afresh

Turning around a toxic work culture is one of the toughest things a retail exec can undertake in a business.

Purpose: the retail recruitment superpower

Candidates are looking beyond attractive salary packages.

A shrinking talent pool

Now that the 457 visa program has been overhauled, businesses will find it more difficult to hire international candidat...

Baby come back: Do counter offers work?

“If you are seeing more than your fair share of turnover, it’s worth stopping and thinking why that might be the case.”

Show me the values

The challenge for retailers comes when there’s a disconnect between what values are posted on the staffroom wall and the...

Tenure is not an investment in your career

Many in Australian retail still confuse tenure with experience.

A focus on talent in 2017

Could an injection of talent be what’s required to lead to growth in an ever-changing and challenging retail environment...

Do you lead, or do you demonstrate true leadership?

It's only by taking a ‘look under the bonnet’ that you can know what's wrong with a business and how to fix it.

I’m in retail, is an MBA really worth it?

Is having postgraduate qualifications a necessity or a 'nice to have' for retail executives?

Hybrid recruitment and retail

How does an organisation best determine the talent needed in the business today, and what will be needed by the business...

All paths lead to retail

Why retail is now a very viable career path and not merely something young people ‘fall into'.

Challenging the status quo in recruitment

Does challenging the status quo on recruitment in retail lead to better outcomes for business?

Recruiting for an omnichannel retail world

How to find the best candidates to meet the demands of omnichannel retail.