Leaders universally acknowledge the importance of hiring top talent. Here are some tweets from some influential thinkers and doers.
“Seek character over credentials.” @google
Laszlo Bock, author of “Work Rules!” and head of human resources at Google, says that hiring and classifying people well is crucial for creating the type of workplace where people will thrive. Read more…
“Whenever there is any doubt, there is no doubt.” @mlevchin #ronin
“A one size workplace culture fits no one.” @MeghanMBiro
Answer the question: “What about this company makes you continue to work here?” @KatelynLaGarde
Katelyn LaGarde (@KatelynLaGarde), A Talent Specialist with OpenView Venture Partners, brilliantly affirms that when pitching top candidates, there is one interview question you have to
ask answer. Read more…
Role reversal. Tell candidates: “Ask me 10 questions about the opportunity.” @mgallizzi
Matthew Gallizi (@mgalizzi), an Entrepreneur’s Coach and Introspective Agent, who serves entrepreneurs to create lasting impact, shares three unconventional methods Small Business CEO’s can use to recruit the best talent. Read more…
“Top talent is attracted to working with top talent. Recognize when a hire turns out to be a dud.”
Your turn. What have you learned? How do you find top talent?