Hire the Right Way | Jen Thornton artwork
Peak Performance Leadership (Formerly Moving Forward Leadership)

Hire the Right Way | Jen Thornton

  • E187
  • 53:27
  • October 13th 2021

The importance of hiring the right people can’t be emphasized enough. However, too many organizations out there, simply hire people to “fill the holes” without actually thinking through the problem that they are trying to solve. What capabilities are required for the organization to move forward in the right direction, as well as processes which require human input need to be determined. But most importantly, how will the person actually fit into the organization’s culture and dynamics. 

 

Jennifer has developed her expertise in Talent Strategy & Leadership Professional Development over her exciting 20+ year career as an HR Professional. She’s led international teams across Greater China, Mexico, the U.K., and the U.S. to expand into new markets, managing franchise retailers, and developing key strategic partnerships – all while exceeding business objectives and financial results. The rapid growth of her consulting firm 304 Coaching has been largely due to Jennifer’s unconventional approach to building innovative workforce development solutions for companies who are facing breakthrough growth and accelerated hiring patterns. She is a sought-after business strategist, specializing in start-ups and large value-based organizations. She assists her clients in building talent strategies that complement their business strategies to ensure exponential growth.


Topics

During this interview Jen and I discuss the following topics:

  • The current situation in the hiring domain
  • How to keep the people who are already in the organization
  • The best way to find and hire someone
  • The components of an effective hiring strategy
  • The importance of looking into failures during the interview process
  • How to effectively onboard new employees
  • How to deal with employees who are leaving the organization

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