Working Wisdom: quote about employees and work

“Sourcing and finding people is the most important. You can’t recruit, message, or network with someone you haven’t found.”

A quote from Glen Cathey, an American visionary, strategic thinker, blogger (Boolean Black Belt), talent acquisition leader and global keynote speaker who is passionate about people, data, artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning (ML), leadership, performance, process (lean) and excellence.

Having previously worked for many years at Kforce, Cathey is currently SVP of Global Digital Strategy and Innovation at Randstad, a global leader in the HR services industry. At Randstad, he is leading strategy and innovation efforts involving data/analytics, AI/ML (deep learning, neural networks, fairness, accountability and transparency), bias, diversity & inclusion, automation, candidate/customer experience and search/match/recommendation services in support of sourcing and recruiting talent.

This quote in Working Wisdom illustrates his belief that companies should focus on a design-thinking, user-centered approach in order to find the best people, rather than just those who are easiest to find.

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