Paul Linenberg Of Gotcha Covered On The Labor Shortage & The 5 Things We Must Do To Attract & Retain Great Talent
An Interview with Phil La Duke
Be the ball, Danny (Caddyshack) — Resolve to be the company that you would like to work for regardless of your position within the company. Solicit ideas from your employees on what ideas they have to become that company. This is the most important of the 5 and really has driven the way I’ve built my company.
The pandemic has allowed people to reevaluate what they want from work. This “Great Reevaluation” has led to the “Great Resignation” which has left the US with a great big labor shortage and a supply chain crisis. What can we do to reverse this trend? What can be done to attract great talent to companies looking to hire? What must companies do to retain their great talent? If not just a paycheck, what else are employees looking for? In this interview series called “The Labor Shortage & The 5 Things We Must Do To Attract & Retain Great Talent” we are talking to successful business leaders who can share stories and ideas from their experiences that can address these questions.
As a part of this interview series we had the pleasure to interview Paul Linenberg.
Paul has been the President of Gotcha Covered since 2010 following a varied career in sales, marketing, and entrepreneurship. Paul excels at being lucky, especially in being able to work with an amazing group of people at Gotcha Covered, and helping provide custom window treatments for people across the US and Canada.
Paul grew up in the Detroit area and his love of the Red Wings has never wavered. He graduated from Miami (of Ohio) and has had to explain that several hundred times over the years. Paul has been in Colorado since 2000.
Paul plays hockey, practices Krav Maga, and occasionally gets behind his drum set to fill the house with slightly off-tempo but incredibly enthusiastic drum covers. Also a fan of craft beer and not cooking, Paul and his wife, Maggie, base their relationship on those…