#214: Roheel Ahmad – The Innovative World of Recruitment Methodologies

November 6, 2023

In this week’s episode of the Scale Your Sales podcast, my guest is Roheel Ahmad.

Roheel is the Co-founder of Forsyth Barnes, one of the fastest growing, global, bootstrapped, talent partners. They headhunt middle to senior executives across eTail, Sports & Entertainment, and Fintech. Forsyth Barnes is committed to enhancing diversity within client organizations.

In this episode, Roheel delves into his unwavering mindset of resilience and growth, even in challenging times like the COVID-19 pandemic. We discuss his company’s decision to invest in a larger office space and maintain ambitious targets, along with the value of continuous training to prepare for future opportunities Our discussion centers on the pivotal need for optimizing the recruitment process and driving innovation in the industry. He emphasizes the urgency and efficiency required in hiring, shedding light on the risks of lengthy recruitment processes that can lead to losing top talent to more agile competitors. We also explore the integration of diversity within Forsyth Barnes’ recruitment methodology, known as FB way, and how it positively impacts the industry.

Welcome to Scale Your Sales Podcast, Roheel Ahmad.


01:26 – The FB way: Control, influence, and urgency explained.

07:39 – Frustration with sector drives desire for innovation.

11:38 – Early success in field sales, fearless in job applications, transitioned into recruitment.

17:43 – Confidence in ourselves amidst uncertainty and targets.

28:01 – Underestimating speed, financials, evaluating culture in recruitment.

30:27 – Longer recruitment process leads to lower-quality talent.


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