Updated on June 20
On the first episode of What Fuels You, Shauna is interviewed by executive coach, author and friend, Teri Citterman. Shauna Swerland, a Seattle native, is the CEO and Founder of recruiting firm, Fuel Talent. In just five years, Fuel Talent has been recognized as one of the Fastest-Growing Companies, Largest Women-Owned Companies and Best Places to Work in Washington, among many others awards. Hear how her recruiting career came to be, how it’s evolved and her process on finally deciding to become an entrepreneur. You’ll learn about her passion and desire for creating this podcast, and it will set the tone for what you’ll hear the rest of this season when she does the interviewing moving forward.
What has been Shauna's favorite part of her recruiting career?
What inspired Shauna to start the "What Fuels You" podcast ?
What is the earliest memory Shauna Swerland has of being a leader ?
Who had the biggest influence in Shauna's life when she was young ?
What was one of the biggest lessons Shauna learned at a young age ?
What was Shauna's first job?
What hobbies did Shauna participate in ?
What did Shauna do after graduating college ?
Where did Shauna go after San Francisco ?
What was life like for Shauna while living in New York ?
How has living in New York after 9/11 impacted Shauna ?
What happened to her business in 2009 ?
How did Shauna overcome her fear of starting her own business ?
What does Shauna see as the best part of owning her own company ?
What advice does Shauna have for someone wanting to start their own business ?
What was the inspiration in naming Fuel ?
What does Fuel specialize in ?
What do CEOs need to keep in mind when hiring for an executive assistant ?
What has been the secret to Shauna's success?
Who are the ideal clients for Fuel to work with ?
What mistakes does Shauna see startups make ?
Who is the next client who does not know that they need Fuel ?
Are there more details on the inspiration of the "What Fuels You" podcast ?
What should listeners expect to hear on the "What Fuels You" podcast ?
What piece of advice does Shauna believe now that she may not have believed early on in her career ?
What can women do to support other women?
What has been the most surprising thing about having kids and running a business?
What does Shauna most admire about David, her entrepreneur husband?
If Shauna was not the CEO of Fuel Talent, what would she be doing ?