Finding and hiring the right people is an important aspect of a company’s growth, and it has a direct influence on future success. A company’s development and output will undoubtedly suffer without the right people. Without addressing these concerns, a company can’t stay afloat in this competitive market.
In today’s podcast, Kit invited Debra Young of Sheer Velocity, a global retained executive search firm focusing on the lower middle market with connections in private equity. She shares the importance of acquiring the right people with the right skill set, culture and personality. Debra discusses how we should find talents and leaders using a proven model and the factors that we should consider. She also shares some case examples and stories about her job and the lessons and wisdom she got from it.
If you’re interested in learning more about organic growth, growth by acquisition, or the increase of capitalization of your company, this will be interesting and useful for you.
Our Guest’s Work about Merger and Acquisition Market
How does Transitioning and Selection of Leaders of an Organization work
Finding Talents in this Times and the Talent Search Process of Sheer Velocity
Some Success Stories and Case Examples Shared by Our Guest
The Market Competition Around Talent Search or Human Resources
Some Lessons, Wisdoms, and Takeaways from our Guest
There are a lot of people who are looking to move, but they’re moving for the wrong reasons and they’re not the right ones to hire or have the right motives for that particular role – Debra
We look at candidates from a complete 360-degree perspective, utilizing some proprietary tools to assess them not only in technical skills but also if cultured-fit and have a leadership personality. – Debra
One of the most important things to remember, especially when recruiting prospects, is to always have at least two individuals ready to step into the job in case one doesn’t work out. – Debra
Featured on this Episode
Christopher Lisle | LinkedIn
Growth strategy advisor for the ecosystem of investors, IBanks, and the companies they work with (middle market).
Websites: Acclaropartners.com / strategicgrowthcouncil.com
Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org / 703-867-7269
Debra Young, PHR, SHRM-CP
Co-founder & Managing Partner, Sheer Velocity LLC | LinkedIn
Experienced Executive Search Business Partner | Strategist | Business Owner | Small to Middle Market Private Equity
Contact: email@example.com / 303-990-1518
Techs and Links Mentioned in the Episode
Hogan Assessment Test
INAC Global Executive Search
Words from our Sponsors
Thanks to our sponsors Acclaro Growth Partners, a strategic consulting firm serving middle-market mergers and acquisitions. You can visit acclaropartners.com. Our other sponsor is Strategic Growth Council, not the podcast, but the Peer Advisory Council slash virtual roundtable slash mastermind group for senior execs and business owners. Contemplating what an acquisition, a sale, or just strategic growth? Strategic Growth Council collaborates with participants in the M&A ecosystem, such as private equity groups, lenders, investment banks, and relevant service providers. Visit strategicgrowthcouncil.com to learn more.
00:00 – Introduction
02:07 – Debrah Young Bio and Background
04:23 – Debrah’s work in a Merger and Acquisition Perspective
06:23 – How Searching for a New CEO Works
08:24 – Knowing to Find Talents in this Great Resignation Era
13:29 – The Talent Search Process of Sheer Velocity
17:28 – Case Examples / Success Stories
21:03 – The Competition around Talent Search / Human Resource Market
24:33 – More Case Examples
27:09 – Lessons and Wisdom From the Guest
28:50 – Outro
This podcast was produced by Heartcast Media.