The Hire Level Podcast

 With Build Staffing Group’s Founder & CEO, Kristina Gundlach
In the final episode of Season 1, Kristina interviews Alyse Gaulin. As CEO of Own It, Alyse comes with a wealth of experience after helping grow a billion-dollar corporation in the retail industry, and most recently as an executive at Christian Louboutin. In her role there, she built teams that consistently over-performed & contributed significant growth. She has worked with 8, 9, and 10 figure entrepreneurs and has a God-given gift in helping people realize their potential. Kristina and Alyse discuss how creating room for energy in activities throughout the day can change the results of your day. Everyone has different things that energize them throughout the day and Alyse will help you tap into those. This is one you will not want to miss! Enjoy and we will see you back here for Season 2. 
In today’s episode, Kristina interviews Tiffany Yelverton. Tiffany is the founder and Chief Sexinista of Entice Me and Sexy Survivors. She is known in the wellness world as the sex toy scientist and orgasm guru, as she is an expert on chemicals and toxins in sexual wellness products. She believes that orgasms can change the world and that if everyone had more orgasms we could have world peace. Her goal is to close the pleasure gap between the sexes and empower women to embrace their sexual power. Tiffany explains how having more sex (both by yourself and with others) can actually help you get the job you want or advance in your current career. From giving you the glow that naturally exudes positivity to giving you confidence in yourself, Tiffany will help you get the job and life you deserve. This is an episode you definitely do not want to miss! 
  In today’s episode, Kristina discusses the advantages of working at a start-up company versus a more established organization. She explains the value of your equity, the growth opportunities, accessibility to leadership, and having your ideas matter as some of the many positives that come along with a company in its infancy. If you are considering a new opportunity this is an episode you cannot afford to miss!  
 
In today’s episode, Kristina interviews Jeffrey Vargas of Generationology, LLC. Generationology is a talent management and leadership development consulting firm. They specialize in helping corporate clients and federal agencies establish a work-and-intergenerational leadership culture where talent is maximized, collaboration is unleashed, results are achieved, and expectations are exceeded. Jeff and Kristina discuss how to effectively create a true intergenerational culture within your organization which includes creating an environment that fosters work-life integration. This is one you will not want to miss!  
In today’s episode, Kristina interviews Dr. Shivali Panchal Gruer of OC Vitality. They focus on how you can create a new story in just one moment that can impact the very next moment. Dr. Shivali discusses how a life-altering event that could have changed her path for the negative, inspired her to find passion in what she is doing now. They discuss how the challenges and perceived failures of your life can be the biggest opportunities if you allow them. You will learn key concepts to living your life by design and playing into your star power. 

 In today’s episode of The Hire Level podcast, Kristina explains what your company’s Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion strategy could be missing. Although all pieces of this process are important, there is one that is overlooked quite often: intellectual and viewpoint. Your company needs to be open to ideas and feedback from employees who desire to support the growth of the company. This acknowledgment of ideas goes a long way into creating a diverse environment. 

In today’s episode, Kristina discusses the 5 DOs and DON’Ts of the post-interview thank you email. This small, but powerful follow-up tool can be the difference between getting the job or getting passed up. Hiring managers wait to see what you will do within the first 24 hours after your interview and you can make or break your chances by what you say. So, if you are curious as to what you should say, this is one you will not want to miss!

In today’s episode, Kristina interviews Paul David, the founder and Managing Director of Identified Talent Solutions. Since 2005, Paul has worked in the field of talent acquisition and recruitment. He worked for large organizations such as Cox Enterprises, First American Title, and ADP. In addition, Paul provides mentorship programs to help individuals create their own independent recruiting firms. As well as providing back-office solutions to independent and boutique staffing professionals including employer services, workers’ compensation, payroll funding, and administration and accounts receivable management. Kristina and Paul discuss how to customize the interview process for each candidate. They both believe talent is THE most important thing in a company and they discuss how the hiring managers can put the relationship back into recruiting and attract the best of the best.

  In this episode of The Hire Level podcast, Kristina gives you 3 pro tips (and some bonus tips!) on how to attract quality talent to your organization. Candidates want to feel as though they matter to their future team and company so the little things will really go a long way and Kristina gives you the simple ways you can make that happen. In addition, she walks you through how to streamline the interview process to ensure you aren’t missing out on important details. If you are tired of missing out on the best of the best, then this is one you will not want to miss. 

On today’s episode, Kristina interviews CollabHR CEO and founder, Alisha Harris. CollabHR is an online community that enables human resources professionals to share information, learn best practices, and develop in their careers. Open to anyone with human resources responsibilities in companies both large and small. Kristina and Alisha not only give tips on some of the pitfalls to avoid as an interviewee, but they give key tips to hiring managers.

On today’s episode, Kristina helps you take control of the interview process by ensuring your resume is error-free. An error on a resume could be the difference between you getting the job or getting passed up. Remember, you will not be the only one interviewing for a position so attention to detail will be a key factor in your success. Kristina gives you the top errors she sees on both newbie and seasoned job searchers’ resumes. Most importantly, you learn how to avoid those same errors on your resume.

Welcome back to another episode of The Hire Level podcast. Today Kristina discusses how to keep the job search process from becoming a daunting one. She gives you some key tips on how to not only narrow down your search but how to keep it fun along the way. She even gives you some websites you can use to search for jobs that you may have never even heard of! You don’t want to miss this one, so grab a pen and get ready to find some excitement with looking for a new job.

On this episode, Kristina and Liz continue their conversation about what you can do to stand out, both good and bad, during an interview. Some key points are ensuring you are presenting information on your resume that is relevant to the position you are applying for; and, shocker, you can ‘scrap the cover letter’! These, and more pro tips you will not want to miss.

On this episode, we interview Head of People Operations @ Noyo, Liz Graham. Liz incorporates design thinking and agile HR to build scalable people centered HR programs, systems, and structures at high growth start-ups. She has 15+ years of progressive generalist and strategic people operations experience across a broad range of people/HR practices. On The Hire Level, she gives her pro tips to not only candidates but also for employees and what they should expect from their company.

On today’s episode, Kristina dishes some tough love about the responsibility and part we play in the current job we hold. However, she also gives some protips on how to not only find the job you love but even how to look forward to Monday as much as Friday! If you are currently in a job that doesn’t light you up each and every day, this is one you will not want to miss!

On this episode of The Hire Level podcast, we interview Margaret Weniger. Margaret is a sales executive turned founder. In 2020, she founded Rising Tide, an organization focused on transforming the business world by bringing a balance of power between men and women. On this episode we discuss the questions she loves to ask during an interview and we find out which question holds the most weight in determining if she is going to hire someone. You will even hear what the interviewer is really looking for!

On today’s episode, Kristina helps you take control of the interview process by ensuring your resume is error free. An error on a resume could be the difference between you getting the job or getting passed up. Remember, you will not be the only one interviewing for a position so attention to detail will be a key factor in your success. Kristina gives you the top errors she sees on both newbie and seasoned job searcher’s resumes. Most importantly, she tells you how to avoid those same errors on your resume. As always, this is one you will not want to miss!