Google’s Secrets to Success: Hiring and Retaining Top Talent

Google’s Secrets to Success: Hiring and Retaining Top Talent

How did today’s most successful organizations get to the top? The answer, almost too obvious, they hired great leaders (or maybe great people).

Google credits its enormous success to “hiring and retaining the brightest talent,” as well as “encouraging deep collaboration and granting substantial creative space to its teams.” Google executive chairman Eric Schmidt has played an instrumental role in the hiring and recruiting process. Schmidt shares Google’s approach to talent management during a talk at a McKinsey conference in Washington, DC.

“One of the things about companies is, as you build them, you determine the culture, the people, the style. And one of the things that I learned is that it makes an enormous difference who you hire at every level, and people don’t really manage that.”

What goes into finding the right people – and where do you go from there?

See what Eric Schmidt has to say.