THE TRUTH IS, GREAT PEOPLE ARE ATTRACTED TO OPPORTUNITIES, VALUES, COWORKERS AND GREAT MANAGEMENT. FIND OUT HOW TO BUILD THESE ELEMENTS INTO YOUR HIRING STRATEGY BELOW.
As a millennial myself I take a small amount of personal offence whenever I hear frustrated contractors verbally bash my entire generation (or young people broadly speaking) for their supposed lack of work ethic, chronic ADD, and apparent disinterest in construction and trades.
About 2 months ago we put on our first digital Contractor Evolution Summit where we focused on recruiting and hiring.
We had so many questions during the live event that we couldn’t get to them all so here are an additional 9 questions that were too good not to respond to.
When it comes to solving business problems there will always be hundreds of theoretical or formulaic sounding answers floating around out there.
EP 50: Immigration and Foreign Worker Programs: Tapping Into The International Talent Pool – Brooke Finlay
Have you ever considered bringing in skilled workers from abroad?
Think about it… you as an entrepreneur can’t find the people you need at home, so the next logical step is to seek help elsewhere. If overcoming the labour shortage and growing your business is something you care about, immigration and foreign worker programs are things you NEED to consider. And the sooner, the better.
In a chess match, a player’s first sequence of moves is known as an “opening”. The opening is a memorized series of 8 to 12 moves that, ideally, sets up the chess game in an advantageous way for the player.
Ep 46: (Ultimate Hiring Funnel Series 6/6) Expectations Meetings: How Drawing the Line Early Breeds Success – James Dale
Welcome to our sixth and final episode of the Ultimate Hiring Funnel series.
If you’ve followed all the steps from our previous episodes, you’ll be ready to close the process with the all important Job Offer Call and the Expectations Meeting.
Ep 45: (Ultimate Hiring Funnel Series 5/6) Interviewing Fundamentals With One of The Best In The Game – James Alisch
To be able to objectively analyze someone’s past behavior and use that to predict their future performance (with a high level of accuracy) is one of the deadliest skills you can have as an entrepreneur.
Ep 44: (UHF Series 4/6) Filter Out The Time Wasters with The Perfect Interview Set Up Call – Danny Kerr
So, the best practices you’ve applied to your job postings are paying off. You have a huge flow of applicants knocking on your door. Now how do you start filtering them out so the great ones rise to the top? That’s what we cover in this episode of the Ultimate Hiring Series.
Ep 43: (Ultimate Hiring Funnel Series 3/6) Active Recruiting Tactics: Stop Waiting Around for Your Dream Hire – Asad Zaman
How much of your current recruiting strategy relies on luck? You post an ad and hope the right person sees it.
At best, you get a handful of applicants, and occasionally hit the jackpot.
Ep 42: (Ultimate Hiring Funnel Series 2/6) How to Write a Job Ad That A-Players Apply To – Josianne Gaudette
How is it some construction companies are stacked with talent, while you’re struggling to find, well, anyone?
It all begins with the job posting.
Ep 41: (Ultimate Hiring Funnel Series 1/6) How To Build An Ideal Candidate Profile – Josianne Gaudette
Hiring Funnel Series – Part 1
Hiring is hard, especially in the construction and trade industry where labor shortage is a real thing. This series is meant to give you a serious edge.
What’s wrong with the younger generation? Are they lazy? Are they entitled? Are these points founded? What’s clear is that there is a difference. In this episode we establish what is going on and how to get the most out of the younger generation.