IMU 062: Mercedes, from the Dominican Republic, Shares How You Can Find and Retain Your Industry’s Top Talent for Your Business!

Do you have a hard time finding the right talent for your business?

Do you feel that your new-hire on-boarding process isn’t reaching its potential?

Are you hoping to take the communication within your business to the next level?

This is Polish Peter and welcome to episode 62 of Immigrant Masters Unite.  Today, I have Mercedes Concepcion-Gray, an immigrant from the Dominican Republic.

Mercedes Concepcion-Gray is a transformational executive leader who consistently blends strategy and inspires trust in external clients and builds long-term, high-impact commercial relationships.

Currently, Mercedes is Founder and CEO of GrayMatter, LLC and President of Coalescence Inc (d/b/a Patrice and Associates).  GrayMatter, LLC is a startup consulting firm focused on solving strategic business problems.

Mercedes is passionate about her family, the family loves to travel, spend time at the beach and lake, play and have fun. For several years the family has sponsored an orphanage in the Dominican Republic that’s home to approximately 45 children.   Mercedes dream is to one day have a non for profit “Meant to Be” that focuses on zero kids in orphanages.

When you listen to this podcast episode, you’ll discover…

  • The right process for hiring great employees for your business.  How to reach that 70%-80% of the top talent who are actually not applying for your job offer using the typical advertising channels.
  • Why company culture is so important when hiring the right people for your business.  Hire for attitude, not for skills.
  • Steps for hiring the right person for your company.  Why DISC assessment is a great tool for hiring your next rockstar employee.  More importantly, listen as Mercedes shares how she uses the DISC profile for hiring the right person for the right position.
  • How do you keep your employees? Why the on-boarding process, especially in the first 90 days, is so important to the success of your business.  Listen as Mercedes shares a story of a common problem she sees when it comes to employees not performing on their job.
  • Top questions you need to ask during the interview process.
  • plus much, much more…

So, head over to the Itunes or Stitcher right now and listen to the podcast. Once you listen to the episode, share it with others who you think would benefit from this episode.

Show notes:

Recommended books:

The Power of Now: A Guide to Spiritual Enlightenment by Eckhart Tolle

How to reach Mercedes:


About The Author

Polish Peter

Polish Peter, Dad of 3 Rockstar kids, Founder of 1st EVER Immigrant Mastermind, Marketer & Podcaster. We're looking for another rockstar immigrant entrepreneur to join the IMU Mastermind. Interested? Apply at