Google HR Executive: It Doesn't Matter Where Candidates Went to College

April 13, 2015 8:29 PM

52 0

Google HR Executive: It Doesn't Matter Where Candidates Went to College

In its early days, Google’s HR department prioritized candidates from Ivy League schools — mostly because it was efficient from a procedural perspective. But it also turned out to be a deeply flawed strategy, says the search giant’s senior vice president of people operations, Laszlo Bock, whose responsibilities include “attracting, developing, retaining and delighting ‘Googlers.’”

“There’s exceptional kids at the Cal state schools, at the University of New York system, and all these other places who have grit and determination and really fought to get there,” Bock told CNN.

Also read: John Legend Reveals What Made Him Jealous of Ryan Gosling

Read more

To category page

Loading...