EP 127: You are It! Identifying Great Candidates

Do you feel like your organization is suffering from turnover? The reason why may surprise you! Identifying great candidates is easier said than done, yet it is one of the keyways to ensure a great team. Join me in today’s episode as we talk about what defines a great candidate and how a great hiring process can get the results we need. 

What You’ll Learn In Today’s Episode

  • Setting up the HIRING process. (1:11) 
  • Aligning goals. (3:14) 
  • Identifying the candidate for the 4 areas of engagement. (8:25) 

Actionable Takeaway for Executives

  • Create the space for your team to build out the roles, the job ads and the marketing budget to find the right candidate. Utilize your current staff as they have great referrals when they are given very specifics on what you are looking for. (15:45) 

Actionable Takeaway for HR Professionals

  • Create a process and get creative. Sometimes in HR we are too formal. Take a look at what is needed and get creative in what you are writing and offering to attract that person – of course ensure that you are genuine in the outline to ensure that what they are sold is what is true when they walk in the door. (16:13) 

Ideas Worth Sharing

“When we are identifying candidates for a role, one of the things that's really important that we so often miss, is what are the values of an employee as aligned to the values of the organization?” – Traci Scherck Click To Tweet

Resources In Today’s Episode



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