Best Practice Fireside Chats

Finding and hiring top talent is a challenge for any company, especially in today’s competitive hiring environment. To give your business the best shot at attracting and retaining great employees, you have to know how to market your business to job candidates. In this Section Cut interview, Talentstar’s founder Marjanne Pearson and Principal Connector Linda Wallack share how to attract potential hires by knowing who your brand is, what values you need your employees to share, and how to utilize every company resource.

Show Notes

Finding and hiring top talent is a challenge for any company, especially in today’s competitive hiring environment. To give your business the best shot at attracting and retaining great employees, you have to know how to market your business to job candidates. In this Section Cut interview, Talentstar’s founder Marjanne Pearson and Principal Connector Linda Wallack share how to attract potential hires by knowing who your brand is, what values you need your employees to share, and how to utilize every company resource.

Interview Takeaways
  • Acquire talent through effective marketing
  • Know your brand
  • Share core values and a common approach
  • Stay competitive by following industry shifts
  • Keep up with the latest technology
  • Hire people with compatible goals
  • Look at future potential
  • Take care of your current team
  • Cultivate diversity by getting involved
  • Make every member a marketer
  • Utilize a nontraditional workforce
  • Ask tough questions
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What is Best Practice Fireside Chats?

Welcome to Best Practice—a fireside chat series dedicated to practice operations in architecture and beyond. From pain points to potential, hear how leaders in the building industry are innovating through new business models and management techniques. Subscribe to listen to weekly conversations with leaders at Olson Kundig, SHoP Architects, and more. Topics include: how to run the business side of architecture, how to foster design culture in the firm, and how to design an architecture firm today.