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How to Build a Rockstar Team.

Recruiting is not always easy, but you can stack things in your favour. This article outlines five ways that you can stack the recruiting deck in your favour.

Whether you’re a sole trainer who’s ready to bring your first employee on board, or a long-established business on the lookout for the next team member, all employers share the same need – to attract the best people for their team.

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The Basics on Restraint of Trade

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I’ve heard a few horror stories of Trainers leaving an employer and taking a number of clients with them. It’s always a financial hit to the employer and on more than one occasion has threatened the future of the business. This guest post by Alex Martin of Taurus Legal Management, gives us a better understanding of how Restraint of Trade works for both employers and professionals…

Employment contracts can stop Trainers from contacting clients after they have resigned. Continue reading

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HealthyPeople for Employers in 5 Simple Images.

I recently spoke with the Regional Fitness Directors of Goodlife Health Clubs, ensuring they were familiar with how HealthyPeople can be used to find and manage candidates.

Following the talk, Pete Gleeson, the National Fitness Director, sent through the following images with comments compiled by one of the RFDs. Continue reading

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Fitness Short Course Business for Sale.

We’re pleased to be able to promote the following business for sale to our audience but, as with any investment opportunity, DO YOUR OWN DUE DILIGENCE. With formalities out of the way, here’s a note from the seller...

Ever thought of becoming an industry leader, Master trainer and or Business owner? Continue reading

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Is Traditional Fitness Registration Holding Us Back?

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[UPDATE 15/08/19: FITREC originally had a minimum professional development requirement. For insight into why FITREC chose to focus on complete transparency rather than mandatory professional development, read on. This article was written just before we made the change.]

While FITREC differs considerably from other registration providers, it does have in common an expectation that professionals meet minimum professional development standards. But maybe this common expectation is actually holding us back…

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6 Selling Tips to make your Fitness Business BOOM! (part 2)

Welcome to part two of this FILEX guest post by Steve Jensen

Steve Jensen is founder and CEO of Impact Training Corporation and National Sales Academy. He’s helped boost profits for thousands of fitness businesses in Australia and around the world. In this two-part blog, Steve shines a light on six ‘essentials’ for sales success. 

In Part 1 of this two-part blog series, we were introduced to the first three tips to help your fitness business boom;

Tip 1. Find the right people
Tip 2. Train your team
Tip 3. Establish commonality.

Here are my three final tips to lift your sales to impressive new levels. Continue reading

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Paid for Fitness Registration? Put it to work.

You can now show your Fitness Registration on your HealthyPeople profile, whether its with FITREC, Physical Activity Australia or Fitness Australia.

Not only is this a great way to differentiate yourself, the presence of your registration badge ensures that your profile moves to the top of candidate search results (behind those actively looking for work). Continue reading

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