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Are you tired of hiring the wrong people for your business? Do you want to improve communication between employers and job seekers? Look no further, because Katherine McCord has the solution to achieve successful hiring outcomes through enhanced communication strategies. Discover how effective communication can lead to better recruitment results and bring your business to the next level.

Express yourself in a way that showcases your true talents, your true gifts, what you bring to the table.

My special guest is Katherine McCord

Meet Katherine McCord, a passionate people operations consultant with a wealth of experience in talent acquisition and leadership. Having held various hiring manager positions, Katherine even had the opportunity to work as the travel partner for the Dallas Cowboys. Her journey led her to recruiting and headhunting, where she discovered her true calling – helping companies optimize their hiring process. As an international speaker, Katherine shares her expertise in inclusion and innovative hiring practices. She believes in the power of mission alignment and is driven by her own missions of integrity, innovation, and inclusion.

This is Katherine McCord’s story:

When Katherine McCord first moved into recruiting, she discovered that the traditional hiring process was broken. Determined to make a difference, she began to focus on the human side of HR, exploring the concepts of mission alignment and inclusion. As she traveled internationally, teaching best practices for hiring and driving innovation, Katherine noticed a fascinating trend: both candidates and employers were becoming more empowered in their job searches. Her passion for fostering effective communication strategies that bring out the best in people has led Katherine to create a world where everyone can thrive, no matter their industry or background.

In this episode, you will be able to:

Realize the importance of aligning mission values in the talent acquisition process for optimal results.

Equip hiring managers with tools to refine and expedite the recruitment journey.

Delve into strategic communication approaches fostering harmonious employer-candidate dynamics.

Appreciate the urgency of embracing attitude and value in hiring decisions for a strong team foundation.

Unearth the nuances of adapting communication styles to suit various recipients and contexts.

The resources mentioned in this episode are:

  • Start with mission alignment, both for the company and the candidate.
  • Take an inventory of transferable assets and skills to identify what can be used in other scenarios or industries.
  • Attend industry-relevant conferences and showcase yourself to potential employers.
  • Be open to taking a step back in title or level to gain experience in a new field or industry.
  • Focus on packaging your skills and experiences in language that fits the business world.
  • Don’t limit yourself by creating an ideal candidate profile or assuming that you are only qualified for certain roles based on previous experience.
  • Research companies and industries that align with your mission and goals to identify potential employers.
  • Network with industry professionals and attend job fairs to make connections and learn about available positions.
  • Consider the company’s culture and values when evaluating a potential job offer to ensure a good fit.
  • Always follow up after interviews or networking events to express your interest and keep yourself top

Connect with Doug Thorpe here:

LinkedIn: https://linkedin.com/in/dougthorpe

Twitter: https://twitter.com/dougthorpe_com

Facebook: https://facebook.com/headwayexec

Instagram: https://instagram.com/dougthorpe_com

Blog: Https://dougthorpe.com

Podcasts: https://podcasts.dougthorpe.com

First Book “The Uncommon Commodity” https://theuncommoncommodity.com/

Jobs Book “STRIVE” https://strive.dougthorpe.com

Trust Book: “Trust at Work” https://trustatwork.online

Watch Youtube Channel: https://youtube.com/@dougthorpe

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