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How to Use Sales and Marketing Strategies to Acquire Talent - with Thad Price

How to Use Sales and Marketing Strategies to Acquire Talent - with Thad Price

October 3, 2022

Talent acquisition is a tough job these days. It seems as though candidates have the upper hand, making it challenging for recruiters to attract and land desperately-needed talent.  Our guest today, Thad Price is the CEO of Talroo. He has done quite a bit of work in this area and shares some of his best tips and techniques to take a proactive role in talent acquisition.

Unlock the Hidden Talent Pool of Transitioning Teachers - with Daphne Gomez

Unlock the Hidden Talent Pool of Transitioning Teachers - with Daphne Gomez

September 19, 2022

As of today, the War for Talent seems to be a losing one for companies and organizations.  Too few applicants for way too many open positions.  But what if there was an undiscovered talent pool that few know about?  Daphne Gomez is CEO and Founder of Teacher Career Coach.  Daphne and her team partner with organizations, introducing them to their massive talent pool of transitioning teachers.  In our interview, Daphne tells us why former teachers make excellent employees who are willing to learn and grow.  Daphne has a special offer for anyone who wants to post a position for FREE, so be sure to listen to the very end.

Leadership Lessons from Four Decades of Military Service - with Mike Shelton

Leadership Lessons from Four Decades of Military Service - with Mike Shelton

August 23, 2022

Mike Shelton is a retired Navy Admiral who had a 40-year career on active duty followed by over a decade of corporate leadership experience.  He is the author of West Point Admiral, which details his journey graduating from West Point (that will make sense in the interview!) through his time in Viet Nam, his later Naval experience, and what he learned in his time in corporate America.  Mike gives us some great leadership lessons and tips on how to get the most from your team.  Be sure to go to his website to order the book and use the codeword you hear in the interview.

The Care and Feeding of your SOUL - with Jon Talbert

The Care and Feeding of your SOUL - with Jon Talbert

August 16, 2022

Stress takes its toll on our physical and mental health, but what if a deeper part of us is affected too?  Our guest today, Jon Talbert, is the Chief Guide Officer of Paraclete, an organization that provides employees access to on-demand, confidential conversations about work, life, and everything in between.  Jon and I discuss what happens when your soul needs maintenance and what happens when it's taken care off.  Jon and I were boyhood friends and it was a lot of fun reconnecting on this episode.

How to Find Inner Peace - with Lauren Smith

How to Find Inner Peace - with Lauren Smith

August 9, 2022

The term "Spirituality" is often confusing.  Is it about religion?  Meditation?  Mindfulness?  Maybe a better definition is that it's about inner peace.  Our guest today, Lauren Smith is an expert in looking at this question and provides us some tips on getting to inner peace.  Lauren hosts the wildly-popular Master Your Mind, Business, and Life Podcast and speaks with guests from all over the world on topics relating to these.  We discuss what inner peace is, and more importantly, ways we can get it in today's tumultuous times.

How to Develop Your Positive Intelligence - with Lei Comerford

How to Develop Your Positive Intelligence - with Lei Comerford

August 2, 2022

We've all heard of IQ.  Some of us know about EQ.  But what about PQ?  PQ stands for Positive Intelligence and it's a concept that can help you quiet negative voices in your head and enable you to make better decisions.  It also help you increase your self-confidence, emotional self-control, resilience, optimism, and empathy, while decreasing overwhelm, burnout, stress, and conflict.

If that sounds good to you, then please listen to this episode with our special guest Lei Comerford.  She is a coach who also facilitates the PQ program.  We talk about PQ and she even debriefs my assessment results so you can get a better sense of what this program does.  As a listener, you also get a discount if you want to get into Lei's next bootcamp.  For more information, click HERE.

The Spirit of Selling for Success in Recruiting - with Rhonda Petit

The Spirit of Selling for Success in Recruiting - with Rhonda Petit

July 18, 2022

If you're an HR professional, recruiting new talent is probably one of your biggest challenges.  It's a case of too many positions for too few candidates.  To succeed according to our guest Rhonda Petit, you have to learn to master the sales process.  Rhonda is the author of The Spirit of Success and the owner of 3x5 Consulting. In this interview, she shows us how to build better connections and learn how to engage candidates by operating within the universal laws of sales success.  Lots of good information in this episode!

The Diversity Factor:  How to Ignite Superior Organizational Performance - with James McKim

The Diversity Factor: How to Ignite Superior Organizational Performance - with James McKim

June 28, 2022

Many of you are working on DE&I initiatives.  We know we should do it because it's the right thing to do, but what if it also bolsters the bottom line?  According to today's guest, James McKim, those different perspectives can do just that!  James is the managing partner of Organizational Ignition and the author of The Diversity Factor:  Igniting Superior Organizational Performance. You'll get lots of great ideas and the stats to back them up in this episode.  Enjoy!

HR Tips for New Managers - with Joe Price

HR Tips for New Managers - with Joe Price

June 13, 2022

Managers have a responsibility to Protect the House.  This means handling safety issues, customer care issues, and finally, and sometimes most importantly, legal issues.  Our guest today is Joe Price, Member of the Robinson & McElwee PLLC law firm from Charleston, WV.  Joe takes the time to show you step-by-step how lawyers can make your job very difficult if you're not taking care of your people.  This is probably one of our most important podcasts so tune in and take lots of notes!!!

Current Trends in Recruiting and Retention - with Martin Plumlee

Current Trends in Recruiting and Retention - with Martin Plumlee

May 23, 2022

The early 2020s will probably be remembered for challenges in remote work, recruiting, and retention.  Navigating this can be challenging for any company and certainly any HR professional.  Our guest today, Martin Plumlee, is an expert in the world of recruiting and talent management.  We discussed the nature of the current challenges, strategies to attract the best talent, and ideas to keep your best talent where it belongs:  in YOUR company.  Martin is a great guy and I know you will enjoy this interview!

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