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The Inner Chief

Jun 12, 2019

In this episode, we meet Nancy Slessenger, Founder and CEO of Vinehouse Hiring on scientific recruitment, the do’s and don’ts of interviewing, and staff retention.

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Nancy has a Bachelor of Physics degree from the University of Nottingham and her first job was as a Production Manager at Mars Electronics.


Her love of graphs and mathematics gave her the inspiration to solve the biggest challenge in the recruitment industry - hiring and keeping the best staff.


She created a remote recruitment system that has a >90% success rate compared to the industry average of 30%.


Nancy founded Vinehouse in 1995 and works with clients worldwide.


In this episode we talk about:

  • Her scientific approach to recruitment and how it has been so successful;
  • Why star performers often don’t interview well;
  • What most leaders get wrong about recruitment and what that could cost your business; and
  • What candidates should do to absolutely nail the job application process.


Connecting with Nancy Slessenger

You can reach Nancy on LinkedIn and via her business website, Vinehouse Hiring.


The Vinehouse shop has a wonderful range of books and booklets that Nancy has written, such as:

  • Difficult People Made Easy
  • Feedback for the Faint-hearted
  • Praise and the Appraisal
  • How to deal with Poor Performance
  • How to Motivate Yourself and Others


Books and resources mentioned in the episode

Stay epic,