Katie McConnell Olson, CPA, PHR, is the Founder and CEO of GrowthWise Search Partners, which offers talent strategy, direct search, and human capital consulting. With experience consulting clients in various industries and organizations, she focuses on middle-market companies in the construction, professional services, nonprofit, and agricultural industries. Katie speaks at national conferences on topics including hiring and developing talent and recruitment best practices.
Here’s a glimpse of what you’ll learn:
- How Katie McConnell Olson filled a gap in the market with GrowthWise Search Partners
- Common recruitment mistakes — and the fundamentals of an effective model
- How systems and processes impact hiring
- Katie’s recommended hiring process
- The importance of investing in human capital
In this episode:
Team members are companies’ most valuable assets utilized to solve operational and strategic problems. Yet many businesses begin the hiring process without identifying a relevant need for the employee. How can you refine your hiring and recruitment process to acquire top talent?
As a CPA turned hiring consultant, Katie McConnell Olson maintains the value of structured hiring and recruitment systems. Her personal process involves a pre-screening stage that establishes basic expectations like salary and flexibility. Subsequently, you should conduct two separate interviews to examine the candidate’s career background and aspirations and determine a cultural fit. The final action includes an offer and seamless, integrated onboarding processes.
Tune in to the Systems Simplified podcast as host Adi Klevit invites Katie McConnell Olson, the Founder and CEO of GrowthWise Search Partners, to talk about hiring and recruiting models for small businesses. Katie shares the value of human capital, why systems and processes are integral to any hiring model, and how she founded her firm to fill a gap in the market.
Resources mentioned in this episode:
- Adi Klevit on LinkedIn
- Business Success Consulting Group
- Katie McConnell Olson on LinkedIn
- GrowthWise Search Partners: Website | LinkedIn
- Jeff Borschowa on LinkedIn
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