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Larry Clifton

Larry Clifton is senior vice president in charge of recruiting and workforce planning for CACI International Inc, a leading information technology and professional services company serving the defense, intelligence, homeland security, and federal civilian government areas. CACI is headquartered in Arlington, Virginia with approximately $3 billion in annual revenue and 13,000 employees at over 120 locations worldwide. In addition to being named as the top senior HR leader in the Washington, D.C. metro area in 2009 by HRLA, he and his team were selected as the finalist for the ERE Recruiting Department/Function of the year award in 2010. He is an innovative thought leader whose team hires over 3,500 new employees and redeploys over 700 existing employees into new positions annually. His numerous talent management initiatives and successes have been highlighted across all national media. Prior to joining CACI in 2000, he served in the U.S. Air Force and held numerous leadership positions. His last military assignment was at Andrews Air Force Base, Maryland where he was Director of Staff of the 89th Airlift Wing and Commander of the busiest aerial port in the world directly supporting the President of the United States. He received a regents bachelor’s degree in business administration from West Virginia University, a master’s degree in Business Management from Central Michigan University, and a master’s degree in human resources from Webster University.

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Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?

by Jan 26, 2011, 11:47 am ET

Bet the millionaire line got your attention. It should, because I really believe someone out there can make big money with my latest out-of-the-box idea. Those of you who have been following me for a while know I don’t quite see this recruiting thing the same as most do — probably because of my West Virginia heritage. My roots and broad background have made me an ideas guy who enjoys trying new things as a way to improve. Some of my craziest ideas actually work and have been very successful, as evidenced by CACI’s rapid rise as a national leader in recruiting. I would be remiss without adding a caveat that not all my ideas pan out — but hey, nothing ventured, nothing gained.

My latest idea I’m tossing out to you to ponder could definitely make you rich if you just go for it. Sure hope you remember me when you roll in the big bucks. My idea is a really simple one. Historically my simple ideas turn out more successful than the complex ones, so that’s why I think this is a real gold mine with the potential to propel your income into seven digits.

This simple idea also keeps with my philosophy that if you want to advance your game, you need to try something different. Here’s my idea, and it focuses on how to improve recruiter results, which is important to all of us. You improve recruiter results by improving recruiter training. keep reading…

Becoming a Talent Hero

by Dec 8, 2010, 5:28 am ET

For those who attended my session at the ERE Fall Expo, you heard first-hand about CACI’s Predictive Staffing Model and were the recipient of a “secret recipe” which when prepared correctly will make you a “talent hero” at your company. CACI’s Predictive Staffing Model is a proactive, forward-looking talent approach driven by this secret recipe which was concocted in the hollows of Wild and Wonderful West Virginia, which I’m proud to say is my home state. The secret recipe for your success is simple and has three key ingredients: keep reading…