Recruiting & Talent

Podcast Episode 78 - Terrorist Threat, Charity Case, or Refugee Workforce? with Chris Chancey of Amplio Recruiting

Podcast Episode 78 - Terrorist Threat, Charity Case, or Refugee Workforce? with Chris Chancey of Amplio Recruiting

Today, we’re talking to Chris Chancey, Found and CEO of Amplio Recruiting. Amplio is a multi-city staffing agency helping companies like Chick-fil-a, WeWork, and others find dependable talent in a surprising place—the refugee workforce. This is coming at a time where we all know the labor shortage in America is at an all-time high, and as Chris shared with us, this may be one of the most emotionally-charged debates in our country. But it may also be the source of one of the best kept secrets for the American economy. Listen in to hear what Chris has to share that might have a lasting effect on faith driven entrepreneurs...

BAM: Serve People and Trust God for Impact

BAM: Serve People and Trust God for Impact

Mats Tunehag shares stories from around the world. In this piece, he reminds the reader that we cannot convert anyone by pushing through or forcing a spiritual impact. This is essential as we do business as mission.

Good Jobs | The Master’s Apprentice

Good Jobs | The Master’s Apprentice

DIFW shares stories to exemplify just some of the ways Christians can enter into the crisis of work to make a real, tangible difference every day. Watch the video below to hear Eduardo and Josh share their experiences as participants in The Master's Apprentice job skills training program.

How To Find Good Employees: 3 Ways Communicating Appreciation Can Help

How To Find Good Employees: 3 Ways Communicating Appreciation Can Help

The news is repetitive and blaring:  employers are complaining about the inability to find qualified applicants for positions that need to be filled.  The discussion is rather ironic — having 10+ million workers who can’t find work, while employers report they can’t find potential employees who meet the needs they have.

Work as Flourishing in Prison

Work as Flourishing in Prison

Pursuing business with a “kingdom mindset” doesn’t necessarily mean adopting new or experimental business models, but for Pete Ochs, a successful investment banker in Wichita, Kansas, his calling came alive through a new approach that brought jobs and skills training to inmates in a maximum security prison.

Identify the Right Hire

Identify the Right Hire

Jon Kontz shares his insights on hiring the right people (as individuals and as part of a team) using tools like The Team Dimensions Profile 2.0 but also by simply knowing the momentum and scarcity of resources based on the size of your own company.

Podcast Episode 47 - The Science of Building and Managing Hall of Fame Teams - Phil Olsen, President of Know Your Strengths

Podcast Episode 47 - The Science of Building and Managing Hall of Fame Teams - Phil Olsen, President of Know Your Strengths

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In this episode, Henry sits down with former NFL player and first round draft pick Phil Olsen, currently President of Know Your Strengths, a human resource consulting firm that guides clients and executive-level management through processes for talent discovery, training and people management.

The 5 Dysfunctions of a Team

The 5 Dysfunctions of a Team

In the video clip today of The Five Dysfunctions of a Team (provided by RightNow Media), best-selling author Patrick Lencioni provides the keys to understanding where teams struggle most and offer tools for navigating those struggles in a positive manner.

Podcast Episode 42: Fighting for the Highest Possible Good: Steve Cochram and Jeremie Kubicek of 5 Voices Systems/GiANT Worldwide

Podcast Episode 42: Fighting for the Highest Possible Good: Steve Cochram and Jeremie Kubicek of 5 Voices Systems/GiANT Worldwide

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Steve Cochram and Jeremie Kubicek of 5 Voices Systems, a leadership assessment tool that helps you define, understand and leverage your communication style for optimal influence joins the FDE team this week.

How To Be An Entrepreneurial Leader [Part II]

How To Be An Entrepreneurial Leader [Part II]

Our friends at Entrepreneurial Leaders Organization (ELO) Network share a two-part article about their namesake. In Part 2, we read about specific leaders and their impact by being entrepreneurial believers. Finally, ask yourself how you can be more entrepreneurial in your present context. In short, whether in church or in business, how can you enlarge your territory?

Purposed worKING: Two or More

Purposed worKING: Two or More

In this post, Rusty Rueff shares one of his daily devotional blog posts. Rusty connects the difficulty of running a business with lessons from our spiritual journey. To do so on one’s own is not the easiest, instead when two or more work together, we can strengthen one another. Take a look to read more.

Faithful Founder (1 of 3): Motivation, Co-Founders, Values & Family

Faithful Founder (1 of 3): Motivation, Co-Founders, Values & Family

“In this post, my aim is to encourage founders of businesses who want to bring God’s kingdom into the foundation of their business and their everyday operation. I’ll use my story of founding, building and selling a B2B software company, VendorHawk, as the context for my ponderings on what it means to be a “faithful founder.” Some lessons are driven by my failures…”

Refugees finding work in Colorado

Refugees finding work in Colorado

Millenials flock to Denver faster than almost every other city in the country. Colorado’s recreational culture, active lifestyle and surging downtown create a magnetic atmosphere for young people. But our new neighbors include more than hipsters in search of tech startups and fresh powder.

“Colorado is better than other places,” said Ah Hki, who moved to Colorado two years ago from a refugee camp in Thailand. “I found a great job and have a lot of work. Housing is expensive here, but the wages are higher here, too. And the weather is better.”

Each year, several thousand refugees make Colorado their home. When they do, a make-or-break factor in their acclimation is whether or not they can find good work.