Category: The Hiring Series

THE HIRING SERIES – Part 4 – Dealing with questions and nurturing your talent from within (Ep 51)

SHOW NOTES FROM PODCAST EPISODE 51 You will get a lot of questions from your employees in the early days. You have two choices each time this happens: Solve the problem yourself and move on. This is the easy way and what most managers do. Ask the employee how they would solve the problem and to hear their thought […]

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May 16, 2019 9 mins read

THE HIRING SERIES – Part 3 – What to look for in your employees and why experience isn’t that important (ep 50)

SHOW NOTES FROM PODCAST EPISODE 50. These are the skills that are immensely valuable and very hard to teach. They’re the intangibles. Communication – do they speak clearly and look you in the eye when they talk? Do they get their point across in an efficient, succinct and logical way? Miscommunications cost big money so this is […]

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May 14, 2019 15 mins read

THE HIRING SERIES – Part 2 – Finding the ideal employee and convincing them to work for you (ep 49)

Show notes from episode 49. Many industries have the luxury of having an abundance of talent applying for every position. Marketing agencies, big banks, private equity firms and the like. In the service sector we don’t have that luxury. There is a major shortage of people out there willing to do manual labor for $15 […]

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May 8, 2019 10 mins read

THE HIRING SERIES – Part 1 – 5 things you need to do before you make your first hire (Ep 48)

Show notes from episode 48. First a little bit of background on me and my experience with this stuff. We have hired 13 different full time employees and 1000+ part time employees over the past 9 years since we started. We are a pickup and delivery storage company. We aren’t a tech company. We aren’t scientists. […]

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May 6, 2019 16 mins read
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