My People Person started with a single thought of helping a business associate of mine out of a tough spot. He ran his own very successful business, but his Office Manager was a nightmare. Despite the fact that he had hired her several months prior, she was simply not trainable. And yet, he didn’t want to fire her. It was just too hard. He didn’t have the time to look for someone new, and staffing agencies were overpriced and produced poor results. As we talked, I was amazed that he would not terminate a bad employee because the thought of having to go through the process of hiring someone else was worse than tolerating a bad employee. I went home after work that night and My People Person was born.
Prior to starting My People Person, I had been an internal corporate recruiter for small and medium sized businesses for 15 years. I have worked for entrepreneurs my entire career. I have been through start-ups, downsizing and shutting the doors. I have ridden the roller coaster ride of small business more than once, and I know what it takes. I know what kind of employee it takes, and I know how to find them. Finding employees for a small or medium sized business is not the same as finding employees for large multi-national corporations. At a smaller company each and every employee can make an impact on your bottom line, and every employee has an impact on the personality and the culture of the organization. Every hire is critical, and I understand that.
My People Person was built on the knowledge that I can help small and medium sized business owners build the business of their dreams, by helping them find the quality workforce they know is out there, but can’t seem to find. I understand that the employees you hire need to have the right skill set for the job, but they also have to mesh with your company culture, reflect your corporate values and believe in the work that you do in order to be the right fit for your organization. I get to know you and your business so that I can hire the best fit for your company.
My approach is not cookie cutter but highly customized to suit the unique needs of your organization. I start with a Vision, Values, and Culture meeting to identify what makes your company special. I spend the time to listen to you and to get to know you so that I can better meet your needs. My “Right Fit” ™ process uses quantitative profiling and good ol’ fashion common sense to select the best candidate for the job but also the best fit for your company.
If you are looking for a real business partner to help you with your hiring needs, please give me a call today and let me be Your People Person.