The LBM Journal Recruit + Retain Podcast, hosted by Rikka Brandon

The LBM Journal Recruit + Retain Podcast, hosted by Rikka Brandon

Welcome to the LBM Journal Recruit + Retain Podcast, hosted by Rikka Brandon, the leading recruiting and retention expert in the building products industry and founder of Recruit Retain Rock where LBM leaders go to finally solve their hiring and retention challenges. In each episode Rikka and guests will dive into what’s working now in recruiting and retention-you’ll get insight and actionable advice in every episode.

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June 23, 2021 31 min

In this episode, Rikka is joined by Jillian Sobeck, founder & marketing strategist at Sobeck Studio,  a boutique marketing agency serving the construction, design, and real estate industries. Listen in as she shares tips and tricks for using social media to boost your recruiting and employee retention.

Jillian Sobeck Whalen is the Founder of Sobeck Studio, a boutique digital marketing firm providing strategic social media and di...

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 In this episode, Rikka is joined by Sunny Bowman, president and general manager of Dakota County Lumber in Farmington, Minnesota. Sunny shares her insights into building a strong company culture, hiring and retaining a perfect fit for that culture, and more. Thanks to our sponsor,   Key-Link Fencing & Railing.

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In this episode, Rikka and Key-Link Fencing & Railing Chief Operating Officer Javan Lapp take a deep dive into core values, company culture, recruiting, and more.  Don't miss out on previous episodes of the LBM Journal Recruit + Retain Podcast

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Lekeshia Angelique has devoted a lifetime of experiences, academia, and professional titles to her mission. From her professional consulting services to her dutiful position as a former Army Officer in the Adjutant General (HR) Corps, Lekeshia is determined to pave the way by having tough conversations with business leaders who redefine authority into genuine allyship.

Being an ally is more than having a resilient revenue stream, em...

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In this episode, Rikka is joined by Nicole Howard, a regional talent supervisor at US LBM to discuss communication in recruiting, virtual interviews, video job descriptions, COVID-19 interview precautions, and more. Thanks to our sponsor, Key-Link Fencing and Railing.

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In this episode, Rikka chats with Brett Thorne of Thorne Lumber Company on the hiring referral bonuses, social media recruiting, promoting the LBM industry, and more. Thanks to our sponsor, Key-Link Fencing and Railing

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Rikka Brandon is joined in this episode by Grant Leavitt of Marcus Lumber in Marcus, Iowa. They talk about recruiting in small-town markets, reaching out to prospective team members, the power of employee testimonials, and more. Thanks to our sponsor, Key-Link Fencing & Railing

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Rikka is joined by Jim Sobeck, President and CEO of New South Construction Supply, which is celebrating its 40th anniversary this year. Jim shares what it takes to build and maintain a leading construction supply business, including his tips for recruiting a winning team. 

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