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The Joshua Gagnon Leadership Podcast

Sep 18, 2019

Welcome to the 190th episode of the Joshua Gagnon Leadership Podcast!

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Today’s episode is a conversation with Pastor Shane Becton, who serves on Next Level Church’s executive team. Listen in as he gives some solid advice to anyone involved in the hiring process.

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Takeaways for Leaders:


Advice for making hires:

If you need help, define the role to help answer the question of whether you need to make a hire or to find a volunteer. Document processes and standardize the role you are looking for. 

Be clear with expectations. Do what you say you’re going to do.

Take it slow. Families are involved, it can get messy. It takes a toll on the team to go through the hiring process. 


Advice for those looking to be hired:

Be sold out on the vision because the role could change.

Don’t be afraid to ask the hard questions.

Look for patterns to see if they do what they say.

Take it slow. 


Advice for someone starting in a new role:

Recognize that you are stepping into a season of transition. 

Ask questions when you don’t understand.