Top HR and Recruiting Quotes from Technology Leaders

Ivan Cubela | 4/8/2016 | HR Trends

Recruiting quotes said by some of the biggest technology leaders. Finding, attracting and retaining the most talented people is crucial for success of any company, especially for IT companies. Hiring people with technical skills is one of the most difficult tasks. That's why we have gathered 10 inspirational HR and recruiting quotes from some of the most successful leaders working for technological giants. You can find some great advice here, so feel free to use the quotes as a help for you to become even better in HR & recruitment.

Top HR and Recruiting Quotes from Technology Leaders

The best HR and Recruiting quotes by IT leaders

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Recruiting Quotes

  • "Treat your employees right, so they won't use your internet to search for a new job." - Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook (Click to Tweet)
  • "We just want to have great people working for us." - Sergey Brin, Google (Click to Tweet)
  • "Two of the biggest challenges in technical hiring are identifying people who are smart but don’t get things done and people who get things done but aren’t smart. A company in a competitive industry needs to avoid hiring both classes of people." - Joel Spolsky, Stack Overflow (Click to Tweet)
  • "Make your team feel respected, empowered and genuinely excited about the company’s mission." - Tim Westergren, Pandora (Click to Tweet)
  • "It doesn’t make sense to hire smart people and tell them what to do; we hire smart people so they can tell us what to do." - Steve Jobs, Apple (Click to Tweet)
  • "I choose a lazy person to do a hard job. Because a lazy person will find an easy way to do it." - Bill Gates, Microsoft (Click to Tweet)
  • "We are never in lack of money. We lack people with dreams, who can die for those dreams." - Jack Ma, Alibaba (Click to Tweet)
  • "Responsible people thrive on freedom and are worthy of freedom. Our model is to increase employee freedom as we grow rather than limit it." - Reed Hastings, Netflix (Click to Tweet)
  • "Most good programmers do programming not because they expect to get paid or get adulation by the public, but because it is fun to program." - Linus Torvalds, Creator of Linux (Click to Tweet)
  • "The secret to successful hiring is this: look for the people who want to change the world." - Marc Benioff, Salesforce (Click to Tweet)

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