A Travel Homeworking job is not necessarily about being an individual.
Yes Travel Homeworkers work on their own from home, but any credible Travel Homeworking company will provide a vibrant support structure for their team and encourage their Homeworkers to share the secrets of their success with their Homeworking peers.
Ask any successful person from any walk of life to talk about their success and very often you will hear people talk about always wanting to get better by learning from others whom they admire.
At Holidaysplease we recognise the power of sharing success so at our recent annual Homeworkers Get Together we organised a session that ended up being one of the best sessions we have ever had at one of our gatherings!
We created a panel made up of four of the most successful Holidaysplease Homeworkers of 2012. The key thing in selecting each member of our panel was that they all go about their work differently and have achieved tremendous levels of sales in totally dissimilar ways.
Next we got our good friend Phil Jones to come along and host the session. Phil quizzed each member of the panel on all aspects of how they go about their work on a daily basis, their goals, challenges and achievements. Phil also provided some invaluable insights of his own along the way.
Phil Jones hosts the Holidaysplease Homeworker Panel
The discussion threw up a whole bucket load of gems for the remainder of the team to consider, take away and implement. At the same time there were some fantastic thoughts shared “from the floor” as well.
All in all it was a really worthwhile hour!
Now for obvious reasons I’m not going to go into any details about the secrets shared by our Homeworkers Panel, but what I can do is give you an idea of the diversity that we encourage on the Holidaysplease Team by telling you a little bit about each one of them….
Nichola : Consistently our top performing sales person. Joined Holidaysplease in June 2009 and has sold £2.4 million worth of holidays in that time and is on target to hit £1 million in sales for 2012. Nichola mainly works on enquiries generated by the Holidaysplease central marketing team.
Susan : Our top newbie in the last 12 months. In her first year Susan achieved sales of £406k of which 20% came from customers she generated herself which is excellent as Susan came to us with a zero client bank!
Philip : A proper old school Travel Agent, Philip joined us in 2007. He has been in the business for 40 years and has built his business by providing people in his own locality with an outstanding and very personal customer service. Over 80% of Philip’s sales come from his own clients and recommendations. He has also focused attention on the lucrative Wedding Market and invested in a smart stand which he puts to good use at Wedding Fayres that he attends regularly.
Paula : Been with Holidaysplease for 26 months and has just gone over the £1m in sales mark. In the last 12 months Paula has exceeded £500k in sales 35% of which are to one hotel that she markets online under the Holidaysplease web umbrella. In an incredibly competitive market place Paula wins by combining an encyclopedic knowledge of the product she promotes with incredible passion and a tremendous work ethic.
So you see, Holidaysplease is a far from one shoe fits all type organisation! Our Travel Homeworking Team is made up of all kinds of travel experts going about their work in some amazingly diverse ways. The common theme for many of them of course is the success that they are achieving as Holidaysplease Homeworkers.
And it delights me immensely that those that are successful on our team are so happy to share and support their fellow Holidaysplease Homeworkers in their quest to achieve what they have set out to achieve as members of our award winning team.