EP33 John Neubert Reveals His Unique Strategies for Hiring and Retaining 80 Painters, Despite the Current Labor Market
In this episode of DYB, Steve interviews John Neubert of Neubert Painting; Located in Cleveland, Ohio.
John has been in the painting industry all of his life, since the 70’s when he initially opened up shop at the ripe age of 18.
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Since then, Neubert painting consistently staffs close to 80+ painters at all times.
John reveals his unique strategies for hiring and retaining excellent painters, despite the current labor market.
In addition, John covers how he’s managed to operate a business with so many staff.
WHAT YOU’LL LEARN:
-How the painting industry has changed since the ‘70’s
-Tips for hiring better quality painters in a tough market
-How to become a better manager of people
-The mindset needed to break out of managerial dysfunction
“The good thing is we can get high achieving college students that are motivated, because they’re going somewhere with their lives. They pick up our system very fast.”
“With our culture, and the fact we give them everything they need…we’re really there to help them succeed.”
“If you have a problem it comes down to you. It starts at the top.”
“There are certainly companies out there with good strategies and bad cultures that still succeed, but they’re not great places to work. I personally want a place where I go in every day and I like the people I work with.”
“Treat your people really well. THink of them as an asset, not a liability.”
[1:50] How did John get started in the painting industry?
[3:40] John’s method for generating leads when he first started
[7:51] John dives into his unique model for hiring contractors
[12:54] What’s the biggest paradigm shift John had that’s led to his success?
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