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WPMRR WordPress Podcast

Dec 22, 2020

In today’s episode, Joe and Christie talk with Brad Touesnard, Founder and CEO of Delicious Brains Inc and SpinupWP. As founder of Delicious Brains Inc, Brad has worn many hats. He now spends most of his time managing the product teams and growing the business. Before starting this company, Brad was a freelance web developer, specializing in front-end development.


Joe, Christie, and Brad discuss the challenges of finding good people when competition for remote job posting is high, what it’s like for entry level people in companies with limited resources, traditional and unconventional hiring process, and making dependable employees stay.


Tune in and learn about the best hiring practices in the open source environment.


Episode Resources


What to Listen For:

  • 00:00 Intro
  • 00:35 Let’s welcome Brad Touesnard of Delicious Brains Inc
  • 02:24 Rebranding concepts for different company products
  • 07:12 How's 2020 job hiring been for you?
  • 10:12 Challenges competing with more remote companies in finding new hires
  • 17:00 On people switching careers and learning new skill sets
  • 22:55 Hiring entry level person with limited resources
  • 25:16 Vetting candidates before going through a trial project
  • 30:27 Finding the right people is super difficult
  • 32:36 Keeping people for years
  • 37:31 Promotion and position changes
  • 40:22 Active recruitment won’t go away