Built On Purpose Podcast

with Y Scouts’ CEO & Co-Founder Max Hansen

Leadership Development 2020

2020 Leadership Lens

By Yscouts | January 1, 2020

2020 is here! We all know the term, New Year, new you. 2020 is the beginning of a new decade! In 2000, we were investigating this new generation of millennials and what that meant to the workplace. In 2010, we were looking at millennials in leadership and the possibility of Generation Z joining the workforce. …

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The Art of Extending an Offer

The Art of Extending an Offer

By Yscouts | November 4, 2019

The time has come; after weeks (…sometimes months) of meetings, conversations, and interviews, you’ve decided who you would like to join your team for that mission-critical position. This hire means a lot to the business and presenting the offer in the right way can ensure a smoother acceptance and more delightful experience on both sides…

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Interviews - Take off the Mask

Taking Off the Mask in an Interview

By Max Hansen | September 4, 2019

The hiring process can be a tricky thing to navigate as the hiring manager. In particular, how you handle the interview to have authentic and truthful conversations. At the end of the day, if the candidate is placed at a company, they are not aligned to or a role they are fit for, both sides…

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Hiring in the Cannabis Industry: 10 Essential Interview Questions

By Yscouts | April 8, 2019

The cannabis industry is growing like a weed (pun intended). With the explosive growth of this nascent marketplace comes the challenge of attracting and selecting leaders who may not align with the needs and challenges the cannabis industry represents. With decades of experience under our belt, the Y Scouts team knows the value of preparing…

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Chip Conley

Chip Conley Podcast – Modern Elder Academy Founder

By Yscouts | March 15, 2019

 Rebel hospitality entrepreneur and New York Times bestselling author, Chip Conley disrupted his favorite industry… twice. At age 26 he founded Joie de Vivre Hospitality (JdV), transforming an inner-city motel into the second largest boutique hotel brand in America. He sold JdV after running it as CEO for 24 years, and soon the young founders of…

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4 Tips to Speed Up The Hiring Process

4 Tips for Managing Hiring Process Speed to Land Your Dream Candidate

By Yscouts | December 27, 2018

For most organizations, the need to hire isn’t part of a long-term succession planning strategy.  It’s a result of a promotion, resignation, or termination; a consequence of poor talent management delivered through the HR function; or the outcome of faster than expected business growth (such a nice problem to have!). Regardless of the reason, the…

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Undesirable or hirable over age 50?

Undesirable or Hirable Over Age 50?

By Yscouts | December 6, 2018

7 Tips from Perspectives on Ageism in Hiring Leaders Recently a 69-year-old man sued to have his age changed on his birth certificate. The “biological age calculator” shows him at age 45, and he has felt limited by sharing his true age when applying for a mortgage or dating on Tinder. On one hand, it…

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5 Critical Interview Questions To Hire The Right Leader of People and Culture

5 Critical Interview Questions to Find your Leader of People and Culture

By Yscouts | April 12, 2018

This is a post from Max Hansen, Chief Executive Officer and co-founder of Y Scouts. Since starting Y Scouts in 2012 we have placed, worked with, and met thousands of incredible forward thinking People Operations leaders.  We are very fortunate to continue attracting more and more each day while deepening the relationships with the leaders we…

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drivers of change for the future workforce

Six Drivers of Change For the Future Workforce

By Yscouts | March 13, 2018

With the ever-changing landscape of technology and business, knowing what’s shaping those changes is crucial to staying ahead. The following six drivers of change from the Institute for the Future present a compelling look at the future of the workforce and the needed changes for our education system to teach skills that actually matter. Global…

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Lauren Bailey

Lauren Bailey Podcast – You Deserve A Seat At The Table

By Yscouts | December 13, 2017

Photo Credit: MMPR Lauren Bailey, CEO and Co-Founder of Upward Projects, is a shining example of how hard work, passion and grit can help you accomplish your dreams. Upward Projects is a collection of restaurant brands including; Postino Wine Cafe, Churn, Federal Pizza, Windsor, and Joyride Taco House. In this episode, we explore Lauren’s passion for…

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