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Automation Unplugged is a Facebook Live show recorded weekly with our host Ron Callis, Owner and CEO of the digital marketing agency, One Firefly. In each Automation Unplugged episode, Ron speaks with leading industry personalities and technology professionals to discuss all things business development, technology trends, and more. These interviews are designed to help our clients and members of the custom integration industry keep up-to-date with the latest news as well as learn from experts in the field.

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Home Automation Podcast Episode #10: An Industry Q&A With Gordon Isaac

A Deep Dive into Hiring and Training New Talent

Home Automation Podcast Episode #10: An Industry Q&A With Gordon Isaac

This week's home automation podcast features our host Ron Callis interviewing Gordon Isaac. Recorded live on Wednesday, July 18th, 2017 at 12:30 p.m. EST.

About Gordon Isaac

Gordon Isaac is a successful sales leader with nearly 25 years of experience in the CE/CI Industry. His career started with a passion for car audio that led him to learning on the job as he grew up in a large retail organization gaining experience managing teams and working with league manufacturers.

Highly analytical and process-driven, Gordon builds successful teams that get results and make companies grow. His prior industry experience includes roles as the National Director of Sales - CI Channel at Core Brands, West Coast Sales Manager at SpeakerCraft, and COO at R2W, Inc.

Interview Recap

In this two-part interview, Ron and Gordon honed in on a clear challenge within this industry: recruiting and training new talent. Here are some of the questions Ron asked:

  • Common growth obstacles for home technology professionals
  • The "right" time to fire someone
  • Where to hire new talent
  • The building blocks of a successful integration company
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