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The Workplace Afterpod | Bill Sandbrook, CEO, U.S. Concrete

How do you make a great hire? Sandbrook: References count for me, references that I trust. Because in that hour interview or whatnot, you can get some sense but you can't be 100%. You're not always a 100% knowing that individual, what their work ethic is, how they really handle pressure, what are their true…
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The Workplace Afterpod | Chris Byers, CEO, Formstack

  How do you make a great hire? "We do a couple of things to enhance the hiring process. The one most important thing I think we do is about two years ago we began to document our culture. This was writing down what has turned into nine culture code statements that really we believe…
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The Workplace Afterpod | Jim VanSteenhouse, CEO, InterLinc Mortgage

How do you make a great hire? "Be quick, but don't hurry, number one. And number two is, there is a process. I mean, as we talked about previously, most processes involve ... in today's environment, when you've got employees all over the United States, one. And two, a lot of the corporate personnel, particularly…
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158: The Elements of a Performance Culture: Collaborate, Innovate, Drive

It's no secret that the IT infrastructure and applications business is experiencing hypergrowth these days. And few technology business leaders are more focused on making the appropriate investments to scale their businesses than those who compete inside the managed services realm. Join us when AHEAD CEO Dan Adamany explains how "cultural fit" is now top-of-mind…
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156: Setting Down American Roots | Glenn Nott, President, simPRO Software, N.A.

What are your priorities for growing this middle-market business over the next 12 months? Glenn: "Our priorities are to look at those areas of the business that we may need to tweak and adjust them as we start to really open up the doors and explore the local market here in Colorado. And then, as…
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151: Making Hiring Your Business Growth Priority | Jim VanSteenhouse, CEO, InterLinc Mortgage

It is often the small bits of information that our guests share that help us to render a more complete picture of their growing business. In the case of Jim VanSteenhouse, one of those small bits was the estimate that he writes close to 3,000 thank-you and congratulatory notes a month. Join us as Jim reveals the leadership and…
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134: Inside Seven Corners | Our Featured Workplace Champion

Indianapolis, Indiana—As companies grow and advance beyond their entrepreneurial roots, talent often becomes a major growth hurdle. To meet the demands of an expanding workforce, firms must steadily enhance their talent best practices. Join us when Justin Tysdal, Cofounder, Seven Corners, explains how talent became the primary path for opening a new chapter of growth for the…
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124: When a $45 Million Firm Hires 700 New Employees | David Fetterolf, President, Stratus Video

Having identified a major opportunity around the common need for hospitals to provide interpreter services to non-English-speaking patients and doctors, Stratus Video has been maneuvering down a growth path few firms ever experience. Join us when Stratus Video's President David Fetterolf explains the unique challenges the firm has faced after experiencing 200 to 300 percent…
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121: Inside Worldwide Supply | Our Featured Workplace Champion

The loss of a prized employee frequently sounds the alarm inside middle-market firms, where properly boarding new hires can take many months. Join us when Jay Van Orden, CEO of Worldwide Supply, shares his middle-market mind-set and explains why each month the firm allots a percentage of its gross profits to employees. Workplace Champions Episode:…
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Bonus Episode: The Middle Market Talent Imperative

It's no secret midsized firms adapt more aggressively, innovate more nimbly and create more jobs than Fortune 500 companies. In this special episode of Middle Market Thought Leader we introduce our Workplace Champions Podcast featuring talent-minded business leaders that are passionate about building innovative workforces. 
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