John Younger, an EO San Francisco member and president, CEO and Mojo Master of HireMojo
I’ve started five successful companies. In each case, achieving success was ultimately tied to attracting and hiring great people. I also have the dubious honor of having made more mistakes than most. That’s why it’s also absurd to depend upon the tired techniques of candidate searching that date from the 1960’s. Finding the best people, and getting them to want to join your team, should be akin to a major targeted sales and marketing effort.
Having helped fill over 25,000 unique jobs, here are the six secrets that made all the difference for me.