These May Be Your Best Hires

They’re among the best performers at Google.

And they may be among your best performers. But they’re an often-overlooked source of hire.

Your alumni can get up to speed quickly, even if your business has changed since they left. And, when they come back, it sends a message to other employees that the grass isn’t as green as they thought it was out there.

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Lee McEnany Caraher, founder and CEO of Double Forte PR & Digital Marketing, and I talk about boomerangs in the podcast below. Caraher gives you some specific suggestions for keeping in touch with ex-colleagues.

Rick Girard is founder and CEO of Stride Search Inc, an engaged search firm and the host of the Hire Power radio podcast.

His career has kept him laser-focused on building tech startups in the highly competitive Silicon Valley. He specializes in helping startups WIN key hires.  Value and impact are the two main ingredients brought to every interaction, above and beyond just locating the strongest people. Contrarian in his approach, he has flipped the script on engagement and the hiring process to bring a massive competitive advantage to every interaction.

While not running a school for Gifted Mutants as Professor X, he authored his first book “Career Wounds” (coming mid 2019), competes in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, and has an affinity for any adrenaline-pumping activity.

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