011: Hire And Retain The Best Employees On A Small Business Budget With Lee Caraher
When you major in medieval history, the world is pretty much your oyster, you know? Okay, so maybe it’s not the most traditional path to owning a successful PR and marketing services firm, but Lee Caraher makes it work — and she refuses to work with jerks. That’s an actual rule she has, and she structures her client contracts in a way designed to make sure she sticks to that rule. Sure, it may be business-limiting, but it’s life-enhancing, she says. And that’s what creates a sustainable business model for growth.
Lee has some awesome ideas about how to recruit — and retain — top talent, including a mix of millennials and older employees, so that she can work with different target markets. She’s also mastered the art of client retention — her clients stick with her more than twice as long as they stay with her competitors.
Of course, I also asked Lee about her ideas for growth marketing — and she shared some terrific strategies and tactics you can use to grow your business. There’s plenty of great information to keep Insiders IN THE KNOW in this episode, so have a listen.
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