POWER of Small Business Founder Steve Olds leads discussions about rebuilding America through the POWER of Small Business.
Episode 159 - Hiring Great People Begins By Looking in the Mirror
Why do some companies appear to have more talent knocking down their doors than they can shake a stick at, but others are struggling to attract minimum numbers of marginally qualified applicants? Is it because there are not enough talented people looking for work? Is it because there are not enough specialists who know how to do the work, or is it something else?
The reality is some companies build cultures that serve as talent magnets while others have no idea what that even means. If you want to make your company attractive to top talent, there are some key actions you need to take, but the good news is that you can. There are simple steps you can take to ramp up your culture and start to attract the most qualified people to your company.
Episode 157 - What does the Power of Small Business mean?
Why does Patriot Mission exist? Why do we run a weekly radio show? Join us as we explore the facts about small business in America. We use this as a backdrop to explore the history of our nation, socialism versus capitalism and how that applies to the upcoming midterm elections. We do all that, to define just what the Power of Small Business REALLY is!
Episode 158 - What does it mean to be a Patriot?
Today is September 12th, the day after September 11th and Benghazi. Yesterday was declared Patriot Day shortly after the catastrophic event in 2001. But what does it mean? Are you a Patriot? Do you love your country's interests with devotion? If you were to disappear today, what evidence is left behind? Today we explore the items that Patriots do on a regular basis to show their love of this grand country.
Episode 156 - Why does Veteran unemployment exceeds civilian?
We've spent the last few weeks talking about hiring the right person for your company. The commonly overlooked person is the US Veteran. Their training, worth hundreds of thousands of your tax payer dollars, is going to waste because employers are only giving them the hard to fill jobs that nobody wants. That is the symptom. Today, we will use history starting in WWII to determine WHY this is happening.
Episode 155 -Crafting a work culture that attracts the right employees
The socialist culture discussed last week meets the hiring process head on. How do you communicate a capitalist working vision to socialist workers? And then how do you show those same workers that you actually care, a requirement for them to stay? Unfortunately, the message broadcast, through actions, that your issues are outside the office. While here, we own you. But when leadership that the leaders TRULY care both in words and actions the workers, even the socialist ones, tend to work harder.
Episode 154 - Accelerate your business with proper hiring.
Have you ever hired somebody and within the first week realized while they had all the right skills, they were the WRONG person for the company? Today's episode we tie in the Debrief Focused Approach in helping you to hire the right person for your company to do the tasking you need accomplished so you can best focus on what you do best that makes the company thrive.