February 22, 2018

How to recruit rockstars, with Jeff Hyman

Episode 691:

Jeff Hyman is the Chief Talent Officer at Chicago-based Strong Suit Executive Search — whose focus is on recruiting and building rockstar teams for growth companies. He’s recruited over 3,000 people and has advised hundreds of entrepreneurs along the way on the recruitment process — and from that experience — he wrote the book “Hiring Growth Rockstars: The 10 Step Playbook to Find the Winners and Ignite Your Business” to share the lessons he learned. Jeff also hosts the five-star podcast, Strong Suit.

What you’ll learn about in this episode:

  • Hiring the very best talent can be what helps your business win in your industry
  • How rockstar employees are up to 10 times more productive and efficient than average employees
  • What happens if you hire 5 rockstar employees but pay them like 8 rockstar employees
  • Why you should not look at hiring employees as an expense
  • The importance of having a compensation philosophy
  • The benefits of not paying top of market prices for an employee
  • How to find a rockstar employee that is the right fit for your business
  • Why setting priorities and being protective of your time each day are important daily habits
  • How purposeful networking can lead to business growth and success
  • Why having candor in your company and learning to have the tough discussions is vital to success

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Stephen Woessner

Stephen is the CEO of Predictive ROI and host of the Onward Nation podcast. He is the author of two bestselling books, speaker, trainer, and his digital marketing insights have been featured in SUCCESS, Entrepreneur, The Washington Post, Forbes, Inc. Magazine, and other media.