Aspire's Most Inspirating Team Leader: Annalee Wood
Annalee Wood, team manager at Aspire Recruitment, is a real team player inspiring her team through leading by example and never asking them to do anything that she would not do herself. She instils in the team that when you put your mind to it, absolutely anything is achievable.
The judges were impressed with her passion for ensuring her team are happy and healthy. She strives to create an environment where people want to come to work in, often gathering the team for a brainstorming session so they can voice potential worries, issues or ideas on how to improve their workplace.
Annalee is good at identifying people’s strengths and weaknesses, enabling colleagues to excel. She takes time to understand her team’s needs and what they individually want out of their job to ensure they are feeling fulfilled and happy at work.
Annalee celebrates success through an array of small gestures such as sending team appreciation emails, sharing feedback highlighting great work within the team and rewarding them with champagne when they make important placements.
“The judges were impressed by her focus on her team and the pride that being even nominated for this award brings to her team and the company. She proves that if you work hard, have the right values and do the right things you will succeed.”