Strong Suit 021 Google's secret weapon for recruiting Rockstars


She’€™s placed 100’s of rockstars at Google. In 1996, Martha Josephson founded the digital media practice at Egon Zehnder, one of the world’s top executive search firms. After McKinsey & Harvard Business School, Martha pursued her passion for recruiting. Since then, she’€™s interviewed thousands of top digital experts, and placed many of them…Including hundreds at Google! So, she’€™s uniquely qualified to tell us about how to recruit gamechangers, the disrupters that can help your company remake your industry. In this 20-minute interview, Martha shares: Conducting an interview that is predictive of a candidate’s success / How to do reference checks the right way / If personality tests have changed the hiring game / The importance of the 5-minute €œSniff Test€ / How Google has remade its recruiting process