The Right Way to Hire the Right People [Podcast S03E02]

6 Guidelines for Developing a Solid Hiring Process

Welcome to Season 3, Episode 2 of the This Is Your Life podcast. In this second episode, Michele Cushatt and I discuss a proven six-point hiring process to ensure you find the right fit for your team.

Season 3, Episode 02: The Right Way to Hire the Right People [Podcast]

We all want our businesses to succeed, and most of us know we can improve our odds by recruiting high-quality employees. Unfortunately, it’s easy to make costly hiring mistakes. I’ve sure done it. But I’ve also used what I learned the hard way to develop a system to hire the very best.

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In this episode, you’ll discover:

  • How to spot the four key qualities every new hire needs.

  • Why it’s essential for you (and your potential employees) to use a written job description in your hiring process.

  • Why the smaller your organization, the more critical your hiring decisions will be to the health of your organization.

  • Why you need to personally check references and how to do it right.

  • How a multiphase interview process can keep you from making major hiring mistakes.

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You can download a complete, word-for-word transcript of this episode here, courtesy of Ginger Schell, a professional transcriptionist, who does all my transcriptions.

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My favorite part of doing these podcasts is participating in the conversation they provoke. Each week, I ask one question. This week, it is this:

Question: What is one make-or-break quality for the people you want on your team? You can leave a comment by clicking here.

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If you want to listen to more episodes, you will find all thirteen audio episodes of Season 3 here. I release the video episodes weekly, as they are not yet available for batch listening. If you are looking for previous episodes, you can find Season 0 here, Season 1 here, and Season 3 here

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