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“Look to hire people better than you” — 60 seconds with Andrew Crawford of LHH

By Business & Finance
31 May 2022
Pictured: Andrew Crawford, Country Manager for Ireland, LHH

Andrew Crawford is the Country Manager for Ireland at LHH, a human resources service that helps companies plan for the future.

What was your first job?

HR Intern with NatWest Stockbrokers in London during my university days

What would you regard as your greatest achievement to date?

Professionally speaking, how I’ve adapted into my third different career in 25 years. In my personal life, being a Dad

In three words or less, how do you define success?

Delivering our purpose

What’s the best piece of advice you’ve ever been given?

Look to hire people better than you

How do you motivate yourself and your staff?

We meet every morning to discuss and share plans for the day ahead. It sets us up for a great day and motivates us to always be better than yesterday.

How do you relax?

I spend as much time with my family as I can. I also get great enjoyment as a coach with Bohemians girls soccer team and Na Fianna girls GAA teams. With a great bunch of other parents we are doing our small bit to develop this next generation.

What’s your motto?

Is féidir linn

What are your aspirations for the future of the business?

LHH is the market leader for Career Transition and Coaching in Ireland and globally and it is our goal to continue to own, and grow in, this space. We have a fantastic panel of coaches at all levels to support every individual we work with and we are focused on regularly developing our offerings in a new world of constant change and transformation to ensure we stay at the top of our game. Coaching is for everyone and our purpose is to be there to develop people’s careers inside their current organisation or as a guide for their next journey, wherever that may be.

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