Episode #963
7 Questions to Make Sure Your Next Marketing Hire is a Slam Dunk 
March 21, 2019

In episode #963, we count out the 7 questions you need to ask a potential marketing hire. See which questions we think will guarantee that your next hire is a slam dunk.

We have committed to throwing a FREE Marketing School Live Event in Los Angeles, once Marketing School reaches 1M downloads in a 30 day period. Take action: Rate, review, subscribe, and SHARE. Check the progress here!


  • [00:27] Today’s Topic: 7 Questions to Make Sure Your Next Marketing Hire is a Slam Dunk
  • [00:36] 1: How do you get better at marketing?
  • [00:41] What are you reading to enhance your skills and understanding of the field?
  • [00:52] Marketing is ever-evolving, so you have to read blogs to stay up-to-date.
  • [01:20] 2: What would you change?
  • [01:30] If they can’t tell you how they would improve your business, how will they be as a hire?
  • [02:07] 3: Have them do a paid trial.
  • [02:55] 4: What do you do when an experiment fails?
  • [03:06] A great way to understand their thought process.
  • [03:30] 5: If you had $10 Million, in what would you invest?
  • [03:50] A great way to gain insight into the potential hire.
  • [04:05] Also a way to gauge how humble or arrogant they are.
  • [04:11] 6: What do you think our competitors are doing that we are not, but should be?
  • [04:56] 7: What is your most impressive marketing accomplishment?
  • [05:00] This will give insight into how they think and what their skills are.
  • [05:37] That’s all for today!
  • [06:06] We hit our goal of 1 Million downloads! So, we will be throwing a free event in Los Angeles this June. Check out this website if you would like to attend. Remember: we are capping the event at 500 people, so sign up now, if you’re interested!

Leave some feedback:

  • What should we talk about next? Please let us know in the comments below.
  • Did you enjoy this episode? If so, please leave a short review.

Connect with us:

Discover Latest Episodes

THIS Plus ChatGPT Will Turbocharge Your Marketing Results #2412
March 29, 2023

In episode #2412, we discuss how this plus ChatGPT will turbocharge your marketing results. When we say “this,” we’re referring to our process, which starts with recording the podcast you’re l...

One Easy Way To Skyrocket Your Conversions #2411
March 28, 2023

In episode #2411, we talk about one easy way to skyrocket your conversions. We believe that conversion rate optimization (CRO) is one of the biggest leverage points in marketing, but it’s often over...

Batching Content Can Actually Hurt You Sometimes (Here’s Why) #2410
March 27, 2023

In episode #2410, we discuss why batching content can actually hurt you sometimes. As you may already know, Eric and Neil batch content for this podcast, sometimes up to four or five weeks in advance....