What You'll Discover In This Episode:
Hiring and retaining the right people to the fill the gaps in your business can be tricky.
He has all the necessary skills but is an emotional hot mess.
She has the perfect personality but subpar organization.
He looks great on paper but failed to impress on the assessments.
She checks all the boxes but lacks passion for the work.
Rarely will the right candidate just knock on your door or fall into your lap as soon as you realize the need for them. You must first nail down a job description, then hunt them down on the internet these days, and work through an entire process to ensure their skills and personality align with your business and culture.
Then, if they’re working out and filling the gap successfully, you must make it a priority to build loyalty and retain them.
Tricky. Tricky. Tricky.
But finding the right people who will fill your business’ gaps and thrive is not impossible. It can even be made much easier when you do your homework and come to the hiring table prepared with a sound hiring strategies and properly follow-through with them.
In this episode of Productivity Straight Talk, I sit down with leadership and hiring consultant, Eileen Hahn, to discuss her multifaceted selection process for hiring which she uses to help companies find and retain exceptional people.
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Eileen Hahn has worked with organizational leaders for the past 25 years in firms like Anheuser-Busch, Ericsson Worldwide, General Motors, LEGOLAND, Pfizer, Sea World, San Diego Padres, Texas Rangers, as well as interior design firms and small entrepreneurial businesses, to hire extraordinary employees who bring fire and energy to the business. These exceptional employees raise the bar in quality, production, customer service, and results. They come to work with a positive attitude every day, love their job, and ignite cooperation and teamwork. Eileen’s work has improved productivity, profitability, and employee work passion. It has also brought the employees joy, peace, purpose, and prosperity.
Eileen has a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from the University of California at Santa Barbara and a Master’s Degree in Human Resources and Organization Development from the University of San Francisco.