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March 12, 2018 |
Growth Strategy Partners and NASGW Webinar on Hiring Challenges

Hiring Challenges in the Shooting Sports Industry (and how to solve them)

Everyone ‘knows’ that building a very strong leadership team is instrumental for business success.  Do you believe every person on your leadership team is an “A” or “B” player? Do you know what you need to do to hire and keep them?

The National Association of Sporting Goods Wholesalers, in association with Growth Strategy Partners LLC, is pleased to announce a 30-minute webinar designed to help shooting industry executives grow their businesses. The topic of this session is "Hiring Challenges in the Shooting Sports Industry (and how to solve them).

Hiring qualified people in the shooting sports industry is different and more challenging than other industries. Some of the challenges are related to the industry, but others are related to the process and resources used by many companies in their hiring process.

In this 30-minute, fast paced, webinar, we will share with you:

·How hiring impacts performance and profitability

·What is needed to hire “A” and “B” players

·When to use your internal resources vs. contingent or retained search firms

·Top 3 challenges facing shooting sports companies

·How to solve the top 3 challenges

This webinar will be presented by Christopher DiCenso of Growth Strategy Partners and Shaylene Keiner of Headhunters NW.  Chris has identified some of the key characteristics needed to hire “A” and “B” players and has developed improved hiring processes for many organizations. Shaylene is the President of the most sought after executive recruiting firm in the Shooting Sports industry.  HeadHunters NW is a global search firm with strategic partnerships and broad experience in CPG specific to our industry. 

This educational webinar is designed for Presidents, CEOs, Senior Executives and hiring managers in the shooting sports industry who want to improve their hiring process and success.

Date: March 15

Time: 1 to 1:30 PM ET

Cost: Free to NASGW members. Non-NASGW members are $25

To register for the event, please click on the link below.

This event is sponsored by the National Association of Sporting Goods Wholesalers and presented by Growth Strategy Partners.  

Growth Strategy Partners is a management consulting firm which accelerates the revenue, profit and organizational growth of companies in the shooting sports industry by applying our research based 7 Keys to Growth.  You can learn more at

The National Association of Sporting Goods Wholesalers is a trade association with a mission of bringing shooting sports buyers and sellers together.  NASGW is comprised of wholesalers, manufacturers, independent sales reps, media and service providers.  To learn more visit

HeadHunters NW is a global executive recruitment firm that specializes in the outdoor and shooting sports industry.  With strategic partnerships and broad experience in CPG; HeadHunters NW is recruiting that secures scalable talent you need tomorrow.