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Talent Acquisition with Brian Comerford and Nick Lozano

Episode Summary

In this episode Brian Comerford and Nick Lozano discuss talent acquisition, something that is a challenge for most organizations in any industry. Particularly for today's modern technology leaders, when it comes to talent acquisition how do you simply hire good people?

Episode Notes

In this episode Brian Comerford and Nick Lozano discuss talent acquisition, something that is a challenge for most organizations in any industry. Particularly for today's modern technology leaders, when it comes to talent acquisition how do you simply hire good people?

0:04 Opening
0:37 Talent Availability
2:22 Asking the question why?
4:50 Learning by doing
8:05 Looking internally for talent
9:58 Small wins and allowing people to fail/succeed
13:12 Answering the How?
16:24 using LinkedIn
18:16 Meetup.com
19:12 STAR questions in interviews
20:56 Asking interviewee what books they read
23:41 Something that you are proud of
25:03 Do your research on the person before the interview
26:37 Whats next for you?
27:26 Where do you see yourself in five years?
29:21 Outsourcing
39:58 Automation and changes that come with it
46:10 What books do you like to read?
50:50 Closing

Books mentioned:
https://www.amazon.com/4-Hour-Workweek-Escape-Live-Anywhere/dp/0307465357
https://www.amazon.com/Zero-One-Notes-Startups-Future/dp/B00M284NY2/
https://www.amazon.com/Talent-Fix-Leaders-Guide-Recruiting-ebook/dp/B07CPF4C7C

Hosted By:
Brian ComerfordLinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/briancomerford/
Nick LozanoLinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/nicholas-lozano-97356621/Twitter: https://twitter.com/NickLLozano ‌
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