E151 - Talent Trumps Location: How to Build A Great Remote Team for Your Business | with Merrily Orsini
Episode 151 •
6th August 2021 • The One Big Tip Podcast with Jeff Mendelson • Everyone has that One Big Tip!
Merrily’s one big tip for hiring the best team possible is to hire based on talent rather than location. She says a hardworking, talented employee can work from anywhere. Many businesses have learned this as they’ve shifted to remote work during the pandemic, but CoreCubed has been hiring remotely for years.
Want to hire a great remote team for your own business? Listen on! In this episode, Merrily explains how to handle the hiring process remotely and shares tips for ensuring that someone is a great fit for your team.
In this episode:
[1:48] Merrily tells us a bit about her background in at-home healthcare and breaks down the concept of her business, CoreCubed.
[4:45] Merrily’s One Big Tip is to hire based on talent, not location - because the best people to work for you are not always the closest in proximity.
[7:59] So how do you hire someone you’ve never met? Merrily breaks down some tips for remote hiring: pay attention to talent, ethics, and skill set.
[10:24] Merrily explains how she measures talent. She also recommends hiring people who are willing to learn and add value to the company.