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Episode 57: Who Should You Hire Next With Jacob Oelofse

Hire slow and fire fast. Don’t overthink things, the simpler this process is, the better for your business.

In episode 57 of the Professional Builders Secrets podcast, we’re joined by Jacob Oelofse, one of the executive business coaches at APB. Throughout this episode, Jacob delves into the hiring process and helps you find out exactly who you should hire next.

Inside episode 57 you will discover

  • Why making the right hire is so crucial for builders
  • How to overcome struggles in hiring the right person
  • What to look out for in an interview
  • How builders can address the labour shortage
  • The most important question a builder should ask when hiring
  • And much, much more.

key moments

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  • 1:49 Why making the right hire is so crucial for builders today
  • 8:32 What to look for in an interview
  • 20:55 Budget indicators that tell you it’s the right time to hire
  • 23:17 Tips and trends to make hiring easier
  • 33:49 How can builders address the labour shortage?
  • 37:29 The most important question a builder should ask in the hiring process

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key moments

  • 1:49 Why making the right hire is so crucial for builders today
  • 8:32 What to look for in an interview
  • 20:55 Budget indicators that tell you it’s the right time to hire
  • 23:17 Tips and trends to make hiring easier
  • 33:49 How can builders address the labour shortage?
  • 37:29 The most important question a builder should ask in the hiring process

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Jacob joined the APB team in 2021 when he moved his family from South Africa to Sydney. Jacob has coached hundreds of building company owners over the last 15 years. He enjoys stakeholder relations, financials and risk, sustainability, growth, marketing, and maximising profit margins in a company.

“A specialised podcast made just for the owners of custom home building companies. Extraordinary guests, valuable content and  amazing stories from other builders.”

Cheri K

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