Adam Robinson, author of The Best Team Wins and CEO of Hireology, speaks with entrepreneurs and industry leaders about business and building their best team. Learn from experienced professionals through a candid 25 minute interview.
Special Live Recording with the Co-Hosts of the Chad & Cheese Podcast
This week, we recorded a special live edition of The Best Team Wins podcast, featuring Chad Sowash and Joel Cheesman, the co-hosts of the Chad and Cheese podcast, billed as the "most dangerous HR podcast."
During the episode, Chad and Cheese discussed why employers need to stop thinking about job seekers as candidates and instead think of them as customers. Other topics touched on included:
Why you need an efficient hiring process process in place before investing in recruitment marketing technology The importance of being realistic with job requirements How employers can approach job postings like consumer advertisements and tell a story, so people who align with their purpose will want to join the team Key ways to track applicant and employee reviews, and offer a great job seeker experience The future of recruitment marketing and hiring
Learn from a Leader at One of America's Best Employers for Women
This week, Amy Friedrich, President – U.S. Insurance Solutions at Principal Financial Group, joined me on the podcast. The company was recently ranked #1 on the Forbes list of Best Employers for Women and in her role, Amy oversees 3,500 of Principal's 15,000+ employees.
During the episode, Amy discussed several keys to success as a business leader, including getting to know employees, ensuring all team members feel welcome and focusing on both gender diversity and ethics. Amy also touched on the importance of storytelling and helping employees recognize that their work is meaningful.
Why Self-Awareness is the Key to Success in a Leadership Role
Andy Medley, CEO and Co-Founder at PERQ, is the featured guest on The Best Team Wins podcast this week. During the episode, Andy discussed the importance of a strong employment brand, a defined employee value proposition and ensuring prospective hires have personality traits that align with the company's core values. He also touched on his favorite interview question and the top personality trait the PERQ team looks for in a leader.
New Podcast: Grow Your Business By Setting Clear Expectations and Holding Employees Accountable
Max Yoder, CEO and co-founder at Lessonly, joined me on the podcast this week. Max discussed how to set clear employee expectations and effectively have difficult conversations. He also discussed the importance of building camaraderie among Lessonly's leadership team and, as a result, creating mutual trust and respect among employees.
During the episode, Max also shared his favorite Lessonly company value, "Share before you're ready," and how adhering to this value has contributed to the company's growth.
How to Make Change and Growth Easy on Employees without Slowing Down
Jason VandeBoom, Founder and CEO of ActiveCampaign, joined the podcast this week, where he shared several keys to success on the people side of the business during periods of rapid growth.
ActiveCampaign kicked off 2017 with about 80 employees and has since grown to more than 300 employees. During this time, ActiveCampaign has focused on making change easier on employees without slowing down. Some steps the team has taken to build their best team and empower employees include: enabling employees to be involved with career pathing, surveying employees in the process of developing core values and encouraging employees to be advocates for the company's open roles.
Episode 100: Hear the Latest Updates from Our Top Guests
We're excited to share the 100th episode of The Best Team Wins podcast. The podcast was first launched in 2016, with the aim of providing business and HR leaders with compelling content to improve their hiring, company culture and talent management efforts.
To commemorate the 100th episode, we touched base with a few of our top guests from the past to learn about where they are now and how the people side of their businesses have changed. The guests include: Rodney Williams, Co-Founder and Chief Commercial Officer at LISNR, Dan Snyder, Co-Founder and Managing Partner at Homeside Financial, and Amanda Lannert, CEO and Co-Founder at Jellyvision.