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Grow Your Own Business – or Career?
Welcome back, podcast aficionados! In this episode with Cheri Lantz, we're diving deep into the world of recruitment and talent acquisition, with a dash of entrepreneurial growth mindset. We understand that many of our listeners are eager to bridge the talent gap and become true magnets for exceptional individuals. In this riveting episode, before we talk about Cheri’s growth mindset in her entrepreneurial journey, we explore the evolving dynamics of the labor market and how they've transformed the hiring process.
Gone are the days of a buyer's market. Today, it's low unemployment and an abundance of opportunities.
We'll discuss the powerful impact of technology on the recruitment landscape. With platforms to post job openings and effortlessly connect with interested candidates, technology has truly revolutionized the hiring game. But skills alone are no longer the sole focus. The game-changer lies in the concept of cultural fit and cultural contribution. The dynamics between companies and candidates have shifted, with both sides seeking that perfect match in terms of culture, values, and work environment. Culture is the secret sauce that doesn't surface on resumes or LinkedIn profiles, and we'll reveal how to unveil it through meaningful conversations.
Join us as we navigate the labyrinth of the labor market, debunk common misconceptions, and unlock the secrets to successful recruitment. We'll unveil how cultural fit and flexibility enhance productivity, boost employee satisfaction, and lead to long-term success for businesses.
So, buckle up and get ready for an insightful journey through the ever-changing world of recruitment. Tune in to our latest episode, where we'll uncover the strategies and stories that will revolutionize your approach to hiring, making you a true talent magnet in today's competitive landscape. Let's dive in and unlock the secrets of finding the perfect match between companies and candidates.
4:52 – “It (culture) has even become a greater importance after COVID, and flexibility is a simple word, but it can mean a lot to different people.”
5:23 – “A couple of things that have changed since COVID. One is childcare… and a lot of people are taking care of their parents…they need to know that they can do that and not have the guilt that can go with that… That is kind of the glue that makes any relationship work… that it kind of goes both ways, right?”
8:07 – Talking about the gig economy “we see more contractor-, 1099 roles on the creative side of the business… and on the sales side.”
17:45 – “You said I need other people to help me grow… you're talking about… a network of people who can help you not only with advice, but also help you by pushing back and challenging and helping you grow in lots of different ways.”
19:39 – “Even the most beautiful garden that you see, has to have the weeds pulled out of it daily… you have to take time to pluck out those doubting thoughts, those negative thoughts and maybe even that could be people in your life that maybe you're not cutting them out, but you're not giving them as much airtime.”
23:20 – “Sometimes it's just flying five seconds east to get out the window. Instead of crashing our head against banging our head against the wall.”
26:28 – “You have to first identify what you want, be aware of where you started, and then really be intentional about the steps that you need to take to get there.”
You can find Cheri Lantz on LinkedIn, or just email her at firstname.lastname@example.org.