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Session 1: Hiring Best Practices

Session 1: Hiring Best Practices

Tips to hire and train good people and the benefit of hiring right the 1st time!

Moderators: Melissa Huff and Tommy Nguyen
Pros: Jim Mooney Jr and Bob Cooper
Peer: Stephanie Tharpe

Category: Operations
Focus: Owners
Aired: March 17, 2020
Duration: 31:08

Gabfest On Demand

Brought to you by industry Pros and Peers, The Self Storage Gabfest is a live, virtual conference for self storage owners, operators, managers, and investors. Gabfest 2020 was broadcasted live on March 17, 2020.

Gabfest Highlights:

  • 12 Action-packed Panels
  • 20+ Peers (Owners, Managers, and Operators)
  • 30+ Pros (Operations, Marketing, Technology, Lending, Portable, Legal)

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Questions answered in this session

  1. Where do you place your job postings?
  2. What questions do you NOT want to ask?
  3. How do you find the best candidate for your company?
  4. As Millennials take over the workforce accounting for ⅔ of all workers by 2025, what would say is the most important benefit to offer to employees to keep them engaged and happy at their company? 
  5. Do you like to hire people that previously worked in self-storage?
  6. Our apartment is connected to the office and after our employees go out for a smoke we can smell it in our apartment. Can we ask and not hire smokers?
  7. What success have you had in hiring part time employees?
  8. If your facility is small enough to only use one manager, how do you find, hire and use a relief manager?

Live Poll Results: Where do you place your ads?

Winner: Indeed.com



Meet your panelists


Jim Mooney

Freedom Storage Management

Website: https://freedomstoragemanagement.com/
Email: jmooney@freedomstoragemanagement.com

Bob Cooper

Self Storage 1010

Website: https://selfstorage101.com/
Email: bob@selfstorage101.com

Stephanie Tharpe

A+ Management Group

Website: https://aplusmanagementgroup.com/
Email: stharpe@aplusmanagementgroup.com

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