Malvin Kamara is the CCO & founder of Vallum Associates. In a previous life he was a professional footballer. He started his career at Wimbledon FC before moving to Cardiff and Huddersfield. Injuries & a falling out of love for football forced him to change paths and Malvin speaks very openly about some of the challenges he has faced over the years. Here how he was reprimanded for using changing room banter in the office and how his hard work has put him & his family in a brilliant position moving forward. Malvin listens to the 'Sean Anderson recruitment rollercoaster podcast for inspiration and to Les Brown for motivation (lesbrown.com) You can find Malvin and or Vallum mainly on Linkedin. They do have an instagram - @vallumassociates We'd love our listeners to recommend people for the show so if you know anyone please do send them our way. Also please do leave us a review or a rating on iTunes as these are always greatly appreciated. We want to hear your comments feedback & suggestions - email us at email@example.com and or check out our website www.engagefs.co.uk
Ep 15 - Malvin Kamara on his journey from Professional Footballer to Recruitment Agency owner inside 5 years!
The RAG Podcast - Recruitment Agency Growth Podcast
Malvin is the Founding Director of Vallum Associates - a specialist Recruitment Agency and Consultancy to the Energy, Utilities and now Financial Services Markets.I loved recording this episode as Malvin is an ex colleague of mine and close friend. We worked together in our previous Recruitment Agency and I have seen his career grow personally.However, what always baffled me was the shock when Malvin quit his agency career to start his own business at the point where he was just starting to build a name for himself in his sector.We discuss how he has grown Vallum with 2 partners (non recruiters) to 8 staff and found the task of hiring and development the biggest challenge. As always, there was laughter, real stories and another honest reality of the life as a Recruitment Agency owner…