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How To Find, Interview and Hire Magical People For the Small Business Owner (in-Person)

Wed, May 1 11:30 PM to 2:00 PM
Topic: Managing Employees

Are you struggling to find good employees now that the pandemic is winding down? Have you ever hired a person who seemed so perfect during the interview but wound up being a bust on the job?   Are you tired of having a constant revolving door and turnover of average employees in your business? Are you frustrated by having to spend so much unproductive time baby-sitting your employees and wish they would be more dependable and take the initiative to get the job done right the first time?  Would interviewing potential candidates be easier if you knew the most effective questions to ask?  Have you ever wondered the secrets that the Walt DisneyWorld Resort used to hire 75,000 employees? Ever wonder why other top successful companies always seem to have the best people? In today’s challenging job market, where leaders, businesses and employees are asked to do more with less, teams and businesses cannot afford to settle for low performing candidates. Most managers have never been trained and just wing it and hope the process turns out. Yet a leader’s success as well as the customer experience is directly related how successful their people are. Hoping new hires workout is no longer an option.   In this presentation, John will show you how to find and hire the best-suited candidates today for the job, but more importantly, how to eliminate the candidates you don’t want! Just by following John’s unique tips and strategies, different than the usual non effective hiring methods, you will finally have the right people working for your organization that are more loyal and committed to your values and goals, empowered with the initiative to get the results you want now.  That is when the real“Magic” begins in your business. Attendees will learn:      5 Creative ways to find good candidates and never have a lack of great candidates to choose from again. 6 tips and secrets behind what really matters when assessing applications and resumes. How to specifically define just what you are looking for in a great candidate and never settle for anything less. How to hire and place people to fit roles not just positions. (One of Disney’s BIGGEST Secret) Learn specific Interview questions that matter the most in eliminating the people you don’t want. Learn successful strategies that top attorneys use when asking tough follow up questions during an interview that will identify and eliminate non-performers from ever joining your team again.       Learn how to incorporate creative ways to conduct and check references.       And much more… “Customers Will Always Remember People Over Product or Service. How Much Money and Loss of Productivity Are The Wrong People in Your Organization Costing You?

Speaker(s): John Formica, The Ex-Disney Guy

Co-Sponsor(s): Greater Area Topsail Chamber of Commerce

The Lunch and Learn Series is free to attend. A boxed lunch is available for purchase by emailing or by calling 910-329-4446 $10 for Chamber Member $15 for Non-Chamber Members Cape Fear Community College will be responsible for ensuring that students with disabilities have equal, effective and meaningful access to all programs, goods, and services through the use of nondiscriminatory policies and procedures and the provision of reasonable accommodations, auxiliary aids, and services as indicated necessary by the functional limitations of a qualified disability. Please note that accommodation requests may take up to two weeks to process. You can contact us at 910-362-7216 or email: if you require accommodation for a disability. Thank you!

Fee: No Cost

Phone: (910) 362-7216


CFCC Surf City Campus
Alston W. Burke Center at Surf City
Classroom 103
621 NC Hwy. 210 E. Hampstead, NC 28443