13 episodes

Welcome to the LBM Journal Recruit + Retain Podcast, hosted by Rikka Brandon, the leading recruiting and retention expert in the building products industry and founder of Recruit Retain Rock where LBM leaders go to finally solve their hiring and retention challenges. In each episode Rikka and guests will dive into what’s working now in recruiting and retention-you’ll get insight and actionable advice in every episode.

The LBM Journal Recruit + Retain Podcast, hosted by Rikka Brandon LBM Journal

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Welcome to the LBM Journal Recruit + Retain Podcast, hosted by Rikka Brandon, the leading recruiting and retention expert in the building products industry and founder of Recruit Retain Rock where LBM leaders go to finally solve their hiring and retention challenges. In each episode Rikka and guests will dive into what’s working now in recruiting and retention-you’ll get insight and actionable advice in every episode.

    Virtual job fairs and college recruiting with Joe Misiti | Recruit + Retain Podcast | Ep. 13

    Virtual job fairs and college recruiting with Joe Misiti | Recruit + Retain Podcast | Ep. 13

    In this episode, Rikka welcomes back Joe Misiti, staffing coordinator at American Builders Supply in Florida. Listen in as they discuss virtual job fairs and college recruiting. 
    Check out past episodes of the LBM Journal Recruit + Retain podcast here.

    • 38 min
    Ghosting and counter-offers: Two of the biggest issues in recruiting

    Ghosting and counter-offers: Two of the biggest issues in recruiting

    Jen Mahaffy, talent acquisition specialist at Medallion Industries, a window, door, and millwork distributor in Portland, Oregon returns to talk two big issues: ghosting and counter-offers. Don't miss the previous episode with Jen as well as all Recruit + Retain episodes here. 

    Jen Mahaffy
    Talent Acquisition Specialist
    Medallion Industries - Window, Door, and Millwork Distributor
    Email: jenm@medallionindustries.com
    LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jenmahaffy
    Website: www.Medallionindustries.com

    • 26 min
    LBM Journal Recruit + Retain podcast | Dave Davis, Spahn & Rose | Ep. 11

    LBM Journal Recruit + Retain podcast | Dave Davis, Spahn & Rose | Ep. 11

    In this episode, Rikka is chats with Dave Davis, president and CEO at Spahn & Rose, a 2022 LBM Journal Dealer of the Year award recipient.  Listen in as they share insight into business communications, staff role personas, remote operations, the contractor/customer relationship, and more. 

    • 28 min
    How Joe Misiti recruits for American Builders Supply

    How Joe Misiti recruits for American Builders Supply

    In this episode, Rikka is chats with Joe Misiti, Staffing Coordinator at American Builders Supply in Florida. Listen in as they discuss school visits, talent funnels, persistence in recruiting, and much more.

    • 27 min
    Direct recruiting with Jen Mahaffy, Medallion Industries | Episode 9

    Direct recruiting with Jen Mahaffy, Medallion Industries | Episode 9

    Rikka is joined by Jen Mahaffy, talent acquisition specialist at Medallion Industries, a window, door, and millwork distributor in Portland, Oregon. Listen in as they discuss direct recruiting on Indeed and LinkedIn.

    Check out past episodes of the LBM Journal Recruit + Retain podcast here. 

    Jen Mahaffy
    Talent Acquisition Specialist
    Medallion Industries - Window, Door, and Millwork Distributor
    Email: jenm@medallionindustries.com
    LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jenmahaffy
    Website: www.Medallionindustries.com
     

    • 21 min
    Jillian Sobeck, founder & marketing strategist at Sobeck Studio

    Jillian Sobeck, founder & marketing strategist at Sobeck Studio

    In this episode, Rikka is joined by Jillian Sobeck, founder & marketing strategist at Sobeck Studio,  a boutique marketing agency serving the construction, design, and real estate industries. Listen in as she shares tips and tricks for using social media to boost your recruiting and employee retention.

    Jillian Sobeck Whalen is the Founder of Sobeck Studio, a boutique digital marketing firm providing strategic social media and digital marketing services for real estate and construction businesses.

    With ten professional years of digital marketing experience under her belt, Jillian founded Sobeck Studio to help businesses in construction, design and real estate grow their social media presence and to help navigate the always-on and always-changing digital space.

    A veteran of Washington, D.C. 's top agencies and media brands, Jillian has worked with more than 100 brands in her career, and has managed more than 50 social media programs, ranging from Fortune 100s to start-ups. Based out of the Washington, D.C. region, Jillian's client roster currently expands five states along the East Coast.


     

    • 31 min

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