Virtual Topgrading Workshop – September 2020

Following the virtual workshop, attendees will receive:

  • Complimentary 1-hour coaching call with President and Workshop leader Chris Mursau
  • 2-Month Free Trial of Topgrading Online Solutions (TOLS)
  • 1-Year Access to the Online Toolkit with videos of real Topgrading Interviews

Are you a CEO or is your company’s CEO/Owner interested in attending a workshop?
Please reach out to us for special pricing. Email or call (847)-244-5544 ext. 394

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09/16/20 - 09/17/20
9:30 am CDT - 4:30 pm CDT

Bookings are closed for this event.

Refund/Cancellation Policy

Due to the nature of our events, planning, and materials, we are unable to refund for any reason. If you are unable to attend and contact us within seven (7) business days of the workshop date, your reservation will be moved to the next Topgrading Quarterly Workshop, or your reservation fee will be forfeited. By registering for our workshop, you agree to the Refund/Cancellation Policy

Virtual Workshop Agenda

Following the workshop, attendees will receive complimentary 90-minute coaching calls with President and Workshop leader Chris Mursau.

Day 1, 9:30 am – 4:30 pm CT: Topgrading Immersion

Day 1 is filled with immersion into the key Topgrading steps. Each step is fully explained, with exercises and demonstrations to give you a feel for how all the parts fit together.

Our unique definition of A Player

  • What kind of A Players does your organization need?
  • The myths and realities around building a team of great people

Impact of the Status Quo

  • Calculating your hiring success
  • Measuring the impact of non-A Players at various levels
  • Why achieving big goals is such a struggle; how Topgrading makes it simpler

A Selection Process that Produces Dramatic Results

  • 5 key hiring steps that solve the biggest hiring problems

Action Steps

  • Define your Target – Job Scorecards are clearer than job descriptions
  • Best Recruitment Methods – Use your network for passive candidates
  • Screen Candidates – The TORC “truth motivator,” Prescreen Snapshot that saves you time, and the Phone Screen Interview

Day 2, 9:30 am – 4:30 pm CT: Deeply Understand Finalist Candidates

Day 2 is devoted to hands-on experience with the Topgrading Interview process.

Conduct the Tandem Topgrading Interview

  • 24 “Dos” and “Don’ts”
  • Analyze the Career History Form information
  • How to probe for deeper meaning
  • Note taking

After the Tandem Topgrading Interview

  • Analyze notes
  • Rate the candidate on Competencies
  • Review the Job Scorecard vis a vis your conclusions
  • Decide to move ahead or not
  • Verify what you’ve seen and heard in candidate-arranged reference calls
  • Engineer Success – Coach your new hire

Put it all together – Implementing Topgrading

  • How to use Topgrading right away
  • Get set up for TOLS
  • Contact us with any questions


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