Tag Archives: hiring talent

4 Ways to Attract Talent During a Tight Labor Market

My organizations are still considered “small businesses.” Yes, we have over 300 independent contractors nationwide, yet we currently employ under 50 individuals. Adam Hergenrother Companies may be small in staff, but we are on track to hit about $1 Billion in annual revenue across all companies. We’re continuing to grow, expand our offerings, and help more clients and customers than …

Do You Have a Heart for Business?

One of the very first things we do with any new leadership team member is hand them a copy of my User’s Manual (email Hallie for a blank copy to create your own). It’s basically a cheat sheet of my idiosyncrasies, my values, my strengths, and my weaknesses. Actually, we talk about all of these things before we even bring someone …

Top 5 Qualities of Kick-Ass Employees and 3 Things to Look for When Interviewing

This week I taught a class in New Hampshire about how to recruit and hire talent. We covered topics ranging from behavior and personality, to thinking patterns, to interviewing questions, to reference checks, to building a bench of talent. I’ve hired some pretty incredible people over my ten years in business and I have also made some almost catastrophic mistakes, …