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Hire the Best, Fire the Rest - 5 Common Hiring Mistakes to Avoid

Anthony Lambatos (Owner, Footers Catering)

Location: Augustus 5

Date: Sunday, February 18

Time: 9:30am - 10:30am

Track: Business & Operations, Staff Development

Company Role: Catering Professionals: Operations, Sales, Marketing and Staff, Event Professionals, Owners & Executives, Culinary Professionals

Vault Recording: TBD

Audience Level: Intermediate

Finding and hiring great people is one of the biggest challenges faced by business owners and managers and often not something that is looked forward to. As members of the service industry, It's critical for catering companies to have awesome employees that can deliver exceptional experiences for their clients. In addition to having a significant impact on customers, each new hire has the potential to positively or negatively impact your company culture. Anthony will discuss the five most common mistakes that people make during the hiring process and how you can avoid them in the future. You will learn tips and tricks to fill your pipeline, establish a hiring process, improve your interview skills and how to infuse creativity and energy into what can sometimes be a lengthy and tedious necessity of running a business.