• Former CEO Eric Schmidt says Google had to revamp its whole hiring process because they were interviewing candidates 16 times

    13 days ago - By Business Insider

    In a recent podcast interview , former Google CEO Eric Schmidt spoke openly about the company's infamously grueling interview process in the early days of the company.
    Schmidt admitted that they interviewed one candidate sixteen times.
    Eventually, they cut the number of interviews down to eight and today, Google has settled on a maximum of four to five interviews per candidate.
    Schmidt also discussed Google's preference for hiring smart candidates from top schools, rather than focusing on prior business experience.
    In a recent podcast interview with economist Tyler Cowen , former Google...
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  • A startup founder and first-time CEO says her smartest move was a step most entrepreneurs are afraid to take

    A startup founder and first-time CEO says her smartest move was a step most entrepreneurs are afraid to take

    13 days ago - By Business Insider

    First-time CEO Daniela Corrente said hiring a business coach was the smartest move she's made since founding the personal-finance app Reel.
    Business coaches help executives grow their companies and clarify their visions.
    They're part of a growing industry, but Corrente said hiring one can carry a stigma.
    Running a business is harder than it looks, and it pays to have someone show you the ropes.
    That's why Daniela Corrente, a first-time CEO who founded the personal-finance app Reel , said the smartest move she's made in her career so far is hiring a business coach.
    Business coaches are...
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