Jackie Messersmith is the President of Talent Snapshot, a company that provides tools, not for hiring but more for managing employees once they have been hired. Jackie uses a unique system and process that helps medium-sized companies evaluate their employees based on competencies and then provide courses to help them improve different skill sets. John and Jackie discuss the importance of such competency-based talent management, especially in light of low unemployment rates. Tune in to find out more!
[:18] John introduces his guest for this episode — Jackie Messersmith
[1:05] Who is Jackie and what does she do?
[2:09] When does Jackie use tools such as DiSC or Culture Index? How does she determine competency?
[4:07] What is Jackie’s process in her company?
[6:18] How often does Jackie recommendation this assessment be done?
[8:14] How did Jackie get into this business?
[11:25] Who is Jackie’s primary customer base?
[13:14] What does Jackie’s report look like?
[14:54] What is a serious obstacle Jackie has faced, and overcome?
[22:00] What are Jackie’s superpower and unique ability?
[24:11] What is Jackie’s kryptonite?
[25:40] How did Jackie come up with this system and process that is unique to her company?
[31:46] John and Jackie discuss the importance of learning certain skills that aren’t taught in school.
[35:18] What has Jackie learned about accounting, bookkeeping, and profitability that she didn’t know before she started her business?
[39:50] What is the process of getting to work with Jackie, and what are her prices?
[46:40] John and Jackie also discuss how low unemployment has an impact on this problem that Jackie is dealing with.
[51:36] What are some apps or technologies that Jackie uses?
[54:57] Get in touch with Jackie via her website, or give her a call.
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