From running newspaper ads to clicking LinkedIn profiles, Patrick Ropella has witnessed first-hand how much executive recruiting in the chemical industry has changed over time. Patrick is the chairman of the Ropella Group, whose mission is to grow great companies by sourcing, recruiting, and training top talents. Patrick discusses with Victoria Meyer how recruiting is a relationship business. Modern tools like Monster and LinkedIn only help quicken the process, but in the end, it’s about establishing personal connections with transformational leaders. Patrick also dives into challenges the chemical industries face at present, such as the COVID-19 pandemic and the lack of talent. If you want to learn more about recruiting and training, then this episode is for you!