How To Identify And Retain Fantastic Talent with Patrick Cahill of #twiceasnice Recruiting
The movement that could help get the most people doing the most good is to find how to take your everyday professional knowledge and see how they can be leveraged to assist and organization focused on helping others.
As a part of my HR Strategy Series, I’m talking to top experts in the field to teach prospects what hiring managers are actually looking for, while also supporting business leaders in their hiring and retention strategies. Today I had the pleasure of talking with Patrick Cahill.
Patrick Cahill is an entrepreneur and the founder of #twiceasnice Recruiting, a fast-growing firm that helps clients save money and hire better with custom-built searches, a 9.9% fee, and an 18-month guarantee. He has a background in marketing and lead generation, and prior to launching #twiceasnice, Patrick launched two marketing-based service firms he subsequently sold.
Thank you so much for doing this with us! First, please tell us what brought you to this specific career path?
As an entrepreneur, it’s always been an interest since I can remember. I’ve enjoyed the challenge of growing an organization, from my first lemonade stand that I expanded to two locations to my current firm, #twiceasnice Recruiting.
I got involved in supporting HR and talent acquisition because I could not understand why the significant inefficiencies of the recruiting industry were accepted as ‘the way it has to be.’ I grew increasingly excited about the idea of introducing a better way until I finally did.
Can you share the most interesting or funny story that happened to you since you started this career and what lesson you learned from that?
One of the best parts of supporting hiring across North America, industries, and roles is how much I get to learn about what makes our economy tick. From the fact, there are still active salt mines in the US, how farmed Salmon are fed from Alaska to Chile to maintain their organic status, to the changing trends in backend eCommerce technology. It’s fascinating and keeps each…