How to Attract Great Employees Without a Job Post with Melissa Rose

The Growing your Team Podcast: Episode 230


As a small business owner, bringing on your early team members can be extremely intimidating. Where do you start? How do you know someone will be a good fit? And most importantly, how do you attract people to your company when most people don’t know your name?

Melissa Rose has perfected the art of becoming known, even as a small business. Her use of SEO allows small businesses to be seen as the only option in town, which not only boosts revenue but also helps attract top job seekers before a business even posts a help-wanted sign. 

Listen to this episode of the Growing Your Team podcast and learn how to become highly visible to job seekers, even as a small business in a sea of competitors.  

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In this Episode You’ll Hear:

  • Why having excellent SEO can attract your ideal team members
  • Why your business is not all about you – even if you’re the face of your business
  • What are simple things you can do to appear higher in Google searches when people are looking for companies like yours during their job search
  • How having your employees leave Google reviews of your business can enhance your SEO
  • How to make people want to work for you before you’re hiring  

About Melissa Rose:

In 2009 Melissa Rose started her business, The Dancing House in the basement of her home. There she taught the art of dance to students of all ages while her babies were right along with her in the pack and play. With passion, resilience, and tenacity – she created a business that has become “The Highlight of Your Week” for her tribe, her team and her community. Along with running a successful brick and mortar business and an online dance membership, Melissa is also a visibility coach and consultant other local brick + mortar businesses. Providing direction by leveraging SEO best practices, encompassing Google Business Profile optimization, blog writing, social media engagement, and email/text campaigns.


When not inspiring or empowering, Melissa’s a mama of five kiddos, enjoys long hikes, playing in her garden and connecting with others through Healthy in the Valley.

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How to Attract Great Employees Without a Job Post with Melissa Rose, Growing Your Team Podcast, Jamie Van Cuyk, Small Business