Best Quotes About Hiring

So many actors wear wigs nowadays. Besides, if someone is hiring me because of how I wear my hair, I don't want to work with them anyway. -Maria Bello

If we in fact were to begin enforcing the law against people who are hiring people who are here illegally, we would go a long way towards eliminating the problem. -Tom Tancredo

HBO is really famous for hiring good people and staying out of their way until they ask for help, or need it. And that reputation is earned. -Richard Russo

A lot of labels are hiring a lot more accountants than people that know music. -Taylor Hanson

Build into each budget the cost of hiring and don't lump yourself with capital investment. -Ann Macbeth

Of everyone else who was running, and there were some very talented people, none of them had anywhere near the experience I had in hiring people, holding them accountable, creating systems for accountability. -John Hickenlooper

When I meet successful people I ask 100 questions as to what they attribute their success to. It is usually the same: persistence, hard work and hiring good people. -Kiana Tom

Businesses should no longer be allowed to depress wages by hiring illegal labor and then falsely claim that Americans don't want to do the jobs. -Dana Rohrabacher

But I guess the lesson is this: If you don't have confidence in yourself and think that you are worth hiring, or whatever it is, you can't expect anyone else to. -Sam Donaldson

Today, currently, business owners can go out and find out if the person they are hiring is eligible to work here or if they are not. We need to think about how we are impacting workers. -Gary Miller

I'm set to have my best year ever: I'm hiring some acts and there will be a show in the morning, in the afternoon and in the evening. I'm going to use my theater to its fullest potential. -Mickey Gilley

In discussions around the hiring and firing of Black faculty at universities, the charge is frequently heard that Black women are more easily hired than are Black men. -Audre Lorde

From 20 years of experience hiring artists out of the schools, I know-they get worse every year. They're absolutely ridiculously retarded now. -John Kricfalusi

Time spent on hiring is time well spent. -Robert Half

I had four or five years in school training as a soprano. I fell into pop singing because of economics. I got out of high school and had to go work, and they weren't hiring opera singers. -Jo Stafford

We already know that anonymous letters are despicable. In etiquette, as well as in law, hiring a hit man to do the job does not relieve you of responsibility. -Judith Martin

You don't make spending decisions, investment decisions, hiring decisions, or whether-you're-going-to-look-for-a-job decisions when you don't know what's going to happen. -Michael Bloomberg

I don't watch the movies I make, so I haven't seen 'Footloose' since it came out. You see this young, hungry actor, it's pretty fun. I was the only one they screen tested. It was an attempt by the director and producer to talk the head of the studio into hiring me because they didn't want me. -Kevin Bacon

It's a success story here in Michigan. We have hiring going on. We have new industries going on. -James P. Hoffa

When I started Netscape I was brand new out of college and all the aspects of building a business, like balance sheets and hiring people, were new to me. -Marc Andreessen

A biopic would have required hiring an actor, and I always wanted to just let Bobby be Bobby. My thought was it would make it a more universal story to focus on ordinary people rather than this extraordinary man. -Emilio Estevez

I don't know how one would define an affirmative-action hire. I ultimately do not know what role race played in my hiring. -Jayson Blair

When I'm hiring a cook for one of my restaurants, and I want to see what they can do, I usually ask them to make me an omelette. -Bobby Flay

Big companies are often in the process of laying off workers. Small startup companies are the ones that are hiring. The statistics prove that's where job growth is going to occur. -Jerry Moran

Hey, I'm happy someone is hiring me. It could be all over. I'm so lucky to have a job. -Kevin Williamson

I like hiring people based on a feeling – this person gets it – rather than what they've done in the past. -Spike Jonze

The Obama administration is not helping small businesses create jobs. In fact, it is responsible for the regulatory uncertainty nearly 50 percent of small-business owners cite as responsible for their lack of hiring. -Sher Valenzuela

When I got out of acting school, I was lucky to have gotten any job at all. A lot of people hiring African American actresses – it was right after 'Roots,' and for society, not me, it was great. Nice richly dark-skinned people was the fashion, and I was not. -Anna Deavere Smith

It's very important in a restaurant to really do the right hiring because there's no restaurant that you have one cook and one chef and nobody else in the kitchen. Generally you have five, ten, 15 people with you. So that's really important is to train them right, but first you have to hire the right people. -Wolfgang Puck

Buying an aggregator and calling it a content play is a little like a company's announcing plans to improve its cash position by hiring a counterfeiter. -Bill Keller

When I'm hiring someone I look for magic and a spark. Little things that intuitively give me a gut feeling that this person will go to the ends of the earth to accomplish the task at hand. -Tommy Mottola

You want to feel like people are hiring you because they want to work with you, not because of who your parents are. -Lily Rabe

TARP is funded by taxpayers, so there are many rules about how that money can and can't be used. The result: GM spends an awful lot of time checking in with the people who administer TARP over everything from hiring to executive compensation and management. For a global company, that adds up to a lot of distraction. -Edward Whitacre, Jr.

One of the big concerns I have is that most of the HR departments in a lot of companies are hiring away from creativity and they don't know it. For instance, they are requiring everybody to have a college degree. The most creative people I know couldn't deal with college. -Nolan Bushnell

Sometimes you walk out of an audition and you kind of know you nailed it and you're probably going to book it, but you very rarely are told in the room by the people who are hiring you. -Michael Cudlitz

I studied philosophy, religious studies, and English. My training was writing four full-length novels and hiring an editor to tear them apart. I had enough money to do that, and then rewriting and rewriting and rewriting. -Ted Dekker

When choosing between two similar applicants, hiring managers are increasingly turning to social media outlets to supplement information they are unable to glean from applications or interviews. -Amy Jo Martin

As entrepreneurs, we often get pressured into hiring an industry executive. While it's good to hire people with experience, it can also be a stumbling block because they think about the business the same way everyone else does. -Blake Mycoskie

What I found fascinating was just how quickly the best of the young Negro League players were drafted into the major leagues once Branch Rickey broke the color line by hiring Jackie Robinson. It was clear that all of the major league owners already knew the talents of the black ballplayers that they had refused to let into their league. -Walter Dean Myers

An employer would be a complete fool to let an image like college partying influence their hiring decisions. -Nick Denton

We focus on two things when hiring. First, find the best people you can in the world. And second, let them do their work. Just get out of their way. -Matt Mullenweg

Companies are getting bitten by hiring a data scientist who isn't really a data scientist. -Anthony Goldbloom

There is a difference between hiring a CEO and turning over control of the business. -Fred Wilson

Tax incentives might spur hiring in the short run, but how lasting are those gains if the jobs expire with the tax credits and they come at the expense of investing in the new technologies of the future? -Myron Scholes

Someone could be amazing at what they do, but if you don't like them, why bother hiring them? -Chip Conley

Of course, with agriculture came the first big civilizations, the first cities built of mud and brick, the first empires. And it was the administers of these empires who began hiring people to keep track of the wheat and sheep and wine that was owed and the taxes that was owed on them by making marks; marks on clay in that time. -Howard Rheingold

On balance, I am a supporter of the minimum wage going up. We've got to be very careful what we wish for because some employers – and there could be a lot of them – will be scared away from hiring new people or creating incremental hours for part-time people as a result of that wage going up. -Howard Schultz

The entire business world has figured out how to make huge buckets of money without hiring us to work for them. -Michael Moore

Great companies have been reduced by hiring executives that don't work out. -Dylan Smith

Fantasy sports went a long way toward developing the sabermetrics formulas used not only by oddsmakers but general managers in hiring players. So the amateur fantasists ended up creating some of the algorithms that Oakland GM Billy Bean's statisticians used to win games with less salary money available for star players. -Douglas Rushkoff

The cardinal rule of taxation is that whatever you put a levy on, you'll inevitably get less of. Taxing corporate activity means less investing, less hiring, fewer jobs and a smaller economy, which hurts the rich, the poor and the middle class alike. -Adam Davidson

If you get rich in the name of the poor, fine and dandy. The problem is when you earn it. If you earn the money in the private sector by starting a business and hiring a lot of people, that's when you become the enemy. -Rush Limbaugh

A film set becomes its own family anyway, and all family dynamics come out during a shoot. The trick is hiring people who know how to handle that. -Noah Baumbach

Companies are hiring cosplayers to be promotional spokes models for them. There are cosplayers trying to develop a cult following even though they've only been cosplaying for less than a year or two. It's all about the social media or Facebook likes. -Yaya Han

I don't want to be in boardrooms talking about hiring hairdressers and minivans. I'm not good at it, and I don't like to hire and fire people. I hate that. It's horrible. -Kim Cattrall

Social media is the future, with employers recognizing they need to start hiring people with the right skills. -Ryan Holmes

There's an ongoing competition by global companies across all areas from products, technology development and hiring talented people to patent disputes. The market is big and opportunities are wide open, so we should find out new businesses that Samsung's future will hinge on. -Lee Kun-hee

Hiring foreigners is more expensive and more difficult than hiring locals, because of the visa fees and long lead times for visa processing. And companies face a backlash by anti-immigrant groups for hiring foreigners. So they do it only because they have to. -Vivek Wadhwa

The cost of energy is directly related to the cost of hiring workers and running a business. -Martha Roby

I had a terrible time hiring rich people. It sounds funny, but the problem is when things go wrong they can ask, 'Why am I doing this?' You don't ever want anybody asking that question. You want them to say, 'I know why I'm doing it, I need the money, let's go' or whatever it is that draws them. -Ben Horowitz

By far the most difficult skill I learned as a C.E.O. was the ability to manage my own psychology. Organizational design, process design, metrics, hiring and firing were all relatively straightforward skills to master compared with keeping my mind in check. -Ben Horowitz

Many churches of all persuasions are hiring research agencies to poll neighborhoods, asking what kind of church they prefer. Then the local churches design themselves to fit the desires of the people. True faith in God that demands selflessness is being replaced by trendy religion that serves the selfish. -Billy Graham

I've always been really internally focused. I tend to focus on hiring – ensuring that every person we hire is both a really good fit and really good – and also that everything we put out to our users is very high-quality. -Arash Ferdowsi

Many think of management as cutting deals and laying people off and hiring people and buying and selling companies. That's not management, that's deal making. Management is the opportunity to help people become better people. Practiced that way, it's a magnificent profession. -Clayton M. Christensen

I decided to set out to prove that you could make a reasonable living building for the poor using recycled materials and only hiring unskilled labor. -Dan Phillips

People aren't hiring me to be a 'yes' man. They have their girlfriends for that. -Brad Goreski

It's easy: if you want to grow the economy, encourage job creation, and increase federal revenue, you support making bonus depreciation permanent. Permanency gives job creators the certainty they need to plan and invest in their businesses, including hiring employees. -Pat Tiberi

I was always self-conscious about the fact that I didn't have as much comedy experience as other people at 'SNL,' and I kept thinking they were going to realize they'd made a mistake by hiring me. -Bill Hader

Without global human rights, labor and environmental movements, companies would still be hiring 12-year-olds as a matter of course and poisoning our groundwater without batting an eyelid. -Rebecca MacKinnon

I hope Hong Kong and Asia wants to hire American Asian actresses as much as Hollywood has been hiring Chinese actors from Asia. -Ming-Na Wen

Under the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, a company is not allowed to provide a personal benefit to a decision maker in return for business. But hiring the sons and daughters of powerful executives and politicians is hardly just the province of banks doing business in China: it has been a time-tested practice here in the United States. -Andrew Ross Sorkin

Few people would doubt that Mark Zuckerberg would build a great product. But I, at least, would never have expected him to become so great at hiring, motivating, managing, and ultimately getting whatever it is his company needs from people. -Sarah Lacy

My parents were involved in community theater in New Jersey. Instead of hiring a baby sitter, they would take me with them. So my love of acting seeped in from watching my parents and seeing them having fun. -Jane Krakowski

I believe that as a writer and a director, you're only providing the skeleton of a character, and you're hiring actors to fill it out. -Christopher McQuarrie

Google has been amazing at acqui-hiring, buying small companies for the engineers. I think in the competitive market of Silicon Valley, it's really a good way to do it. Big acquisitions often don't work out. -Ross Levinsohn

The ultimate proof of confidence for a small-business owner is, are they hiring employees? -Brad D. Smith

The reason inflation was brought down to manageable levels, by the time of Ronald Reagan's re-election, was directly attributable to Jimmy Carter's very courageous act, hiring a Federal Reserve chair, with the charge to induce a recession. That recession was probably the reason he didn't win a second term. -Rick Perlstein

Talent has no gender. People are hiring young male directors right out of film school, off of a student film or off of a film at Sundance for millions of dollars. You can do the same with a female. It's not a risk about the work if you respect the film that they made. -Gina Prince-Bythewood

Developing a good, healthy culture is extremely important at a startup. Culture reflects the essence of a startup's operation because it directly affects the success of a company's hiring practices and overall strategy. -Scott Weiss

Everyone else is parsing it in terms of lowering the corporate income tax. Eliminate it. It's not that big of a generator of income, and it's a double tax. Get rid of it, and you would have an explosion of hiring. -Gary Johnson

When hiring, trust your feelings. -Peter Diamandis

If the penalty for hiring illegals is just a fine, it becomes a business decision. But if the penalty is jail time, illegal immigration will come to a screeching halt. -Jose Ferreira

Stop pretending there's anything wrong with businesspeople hiring diligent laborers who will work for less. Let employers sponsor any worker and argue for why that worker should be given citizenship. Such a vetting mechanism would naturally promote the best and hardest-working. -Jose Ferreira

Somehow, the company must stay true to the founding vision while avoiding the pitfalls of rapid growth – and perhaps survive the hiring of a previously successful executive who doesn't work out. -Bing Gordon

The system is not really particularly amenable to filmmakers who write and direct their own work. It's much more about the studio already having a property that has a marketable concept and then hiring the director on board. -James Gray

Where the gaming world is going – and certainly Activision proved it by hiring me – is being willing to push and bend and move in a new direction of actually capturing the character and storytelling. -Kevin Spacey

When I'm hiring leaders, I pay a lot of attention to what their peers and what people who report to them say about them. We want people who relate well with their peers and cooperate in an exchange of information rather than being overly competitive. -John Mackey

We wanted to preserve as many jobs as possible, so when our sales continued to decline in August 2008, we did about a 5 percent reduction of our global staff. But in order not to cut any more jobs, we froze everybody's pay and put a hiring freeze on. -John Mackey

In a world where people are hungry for quick fixes and sound bites, for instant gratification, there's no patience for the long, slow rebuilding process: implementing after-school programs, hiring more community workers to act as mentors, adding more job training programs in marginalized areas. -Dan Hill

I'm really good at hiring good people. -Sophia Amoruso

Hospitality is almost impossible to teach. It's all about hiring the right people. -Danny Meyer

Short of hiring a new staff, consider giving subpar workers a chance to improve. Tell them why they're not measuring up and give them a set amount of time to make specific improvements. -Danny Meyer

Like any director working today, I started out when somebody took a shot at hiring me. It's how we all start out – male, female, white or minority. -Lesli Linka Glatter

As somebody who has been an executive producer on a television series, I can tell you that increasing director diversity is as simple as hiring more women and more people of color. -Lesli Linka Glatter

We've heard the excuses from those responsible for hiring that they don't want to take a chance on a new director. But the truth is that the industry hires new directors all the time; it's just that most of them are white males. -Lesli Linka Glatter

Don't hire for the sake of hiring. Hire because there is no other way to do what you want to do. -Sam Altman

Some people seem to sort of have a gut for hiring. I literally had a gut that was exactly the opposite. So whenever I thought someone would be great, it was sort of the opposite. -Wendy Kopp

The biggest challenge is to build the team and start the company, while hiring people, raising money, building a brand which has no history, all at the same time. You're doing a lot of things that in an established company are already done. -Henrik Fisker

All our hiring staff are trained to interview in English. They're trained to look for Westernized segments because we deal with global customers. -Azim Premji

Message to all you crazed parents desperately hiring tutors and padding your kid's thin resume: Chillax. Attending an elite college is no guarantee of leadership, life success, or earnings potential. -Nina Easton

I've got to let the people who are in the business run the business. I can help them think through their decisions about products, about partners, about hiring. But in the end, the decisions are theirs, and so is the responsibility. -Ram Shriram

I think at places like 'Slate' or the magazine where I work, there was a really poor record of hiring African-American writers. It was really that simple. And I think with the proliferation of the Internet and Internet media, it has been a little harder to maintain that gatekeeper position. -Ta-Nehisi Coates

'Ice Age 4' came totally out of nowhere for me. I was told Fox Animation was interested in hiring me as a story supervisor or something or other that sounded way too professional for me. -Jason Fuchs

In the early days, start-ups make the main mistake of hiring people to do the work that they could do themselves. -Jon Oringer

One of the cool things we're seeing at TaskRabbit is local tech and gaming startups hiring TaskRabbits to test their products and deliver immediate user feedback. As the founder of a tech startup, I can tell you that this type of focus group testing is paramount – and usually really pricey and difficult to coordinate. -Leah Busque

I'm not bothered when other VCs start hiring great designers or start recruiting. That's the direction I'd like it to go. -Bill Maris

Most hiring managers interview a lot of people. So many that they generally have to go back to their notes to remember candidates – the exception being candidates with a strong hook. Sometimes these hooks are how people dress or their personality, but the best hook is a strong story that's work-related. -Travis Bradberry

I've always wanted to work with Barbra Streisand because she's worked with some of the best background singers in the world who are friends of mine, worked with them in concert or on movie soundtracks, and I always say 'Now, where was I? Where was I when she was hiring people to work with her?' -Darlene Love

With the headset and motion tracker and all kinds of different future tracking technologies that we are R&Ding, there is just a huge amount of intelligence that has to be created. So we are looking at hiring some of the brightest minds out there to tackle some of those challenges and deliver the very best experience possible for the consumer. -Brendan Iribe

The type of music we know as classical music began with rich people hiring musicians or owning them in a way. Without funding, it's very hard to have this experience. Be it state money or private money, there has to be someone dedicated to raising the money. -Gael Garcia Bernal

For a startup to overcome obstacles and succeed, it must foster limitless thinking. By hiring students into their first career job, you get to set their framework for how a company functions and instill them with your values for your company's culture. -Jay Samit

When you start to prioritize hiring likable people within your organization, these likable people will attract other likable people. -Karen Salmansohn

'Guyism' wanted a daily video series. They told me they were planning on hiring a girl and then hiring someone to write all her jokes. Then they figured it would be easier just to get me, so they offered me $750 a month to do it, which turned into an offer to move to New York and do it full-time for $30,000 a year. -Katie Nolan

The dispersal of juniper seeds is effected by the plum and cherry plan of hiring birds at the cost of their board, and thus obtaining the use of a pair of extra good wings. -John Muir

If you're not hiring from some groups of the population, then you're obviously missing out. -Stewart Butterfield

I have gone to great lengths, and in some cases beyond what is required by the reporting guidelines to ensure all of my filings are beyond reproach, by hiring an independent third-party accounting firm to review and audit all of my previous annual financial disclosures. -Bob Corker

I'm often accused of hiring people with civil rights experience, and I do plead guilty to that. -Tom Perez

Do you think the Chinese think twice about hiring a hacker with a mohawk or a tattooed face? No. -John McAfee

When I do my hiring in the United States Senate, I look at issues of diversity. -Cory Booker

I believe we have the best football coach in the country in Urban Meyer. I had the privilege of hiring him, as you know, and I think he is doing fabulous work. -Gordon Gee

The idea of 'interview-less hiring' is new and a trend we will see in the changing global job market. -Sebastian Thrun

ZipRecruiter's data-driven approach to matching the right employer with the most qualified job-seeker helps reduce the time, resources and frustrations expended during the hiring process, and the company is well positioned to extend its offerings to serve both employers and job seekers. -Brian Lee

Mis-hiring is a huge mistake. It's a tremendous opportunity cost throwing the position to the wrong person. It's often something that isn't rectified for a long period of time. -Ivanka Trump

The federal government has gone too far on many nonessential regulations that are harming small businesses. Employers are rightly concerned about the costs of these regulations – so they stop hiring, stop spending, and start saving for a bill from the federal government. -Sam Graves

When hiring somebody, I never ask to see a curriculum vitae. I feel that since I didn't have one myself, it would be a bit presumptuous to ask to see anyone else's. -Richard Branson

My biggest worry is that Obama says he's going to tax the upper 5 percent by raising their taxes by 20 percent. But among that 5 percent are the corporations that are hiring middle-class Americans. -Chuck Norris

It's so easy to make an Asian person the doctor, the lawyer, the smart kid in school. What's harder is challenging the norm and hiring Asian actors to play your Average Joe. -Vincent Rodriguez III

I find being a manager really challenging. For instance, I don't enjoy some of the administrative tasks that go along with hiring and firing. -Dylan Lauren

However you feel about Dimebag, this is one of the most influential metal guitar players of the '90s. I was just talking to someone that I am hiring to bring on the tour who said that, when he was at the funeral, that Eddie Van Halen came and put his striped guitar in the coffin. That's a pretty big deal. -Glenn Danzig

As we've seen time and again, women and girls who are out there working, they are truly force multipliers, spreading opportunity through their families and communities – and not just by creating programs and nonprofit organizations, not just by hiring other women, but also by serving as role models themselves. -Michelle Obama

Part of the problem with producing contemporary political theater in America today is that many theaters don't have flexibility or resources, be it hiring a lot of actors or staging a work that might be tough for some audience and board members. -Theresa Rebeck

When the government takes more money out of the pockets of middle class Americans, entrepreneurs, and businesses, it lessens the available cash flow for people to spend on goods and services, less money to start businesses, and less money for businesses to expand – i.e. creating new jobs and hiring people. -Fabrizio Moreira

As a small business owner myself, I talk to so many other business owners who delay seasonal hiring by waiting until the last minute to make their temporary hires. -Fabrizio Moreira

Holiday hiring is only useful if you get the right people, and the consensus among HR professionals is that the most consistent and efficient means of finding good people is to use word of mouth. Namely, this is because focusing on referrals means that only people who are already within your network will apply. -Fabrizio Moreira

I've run into a lot of companies that invent positions for great people just so they don't get away. But hiring people when you don't have real work for them is insulting to them and hurtful to you. -Jason Fried

I think, so often, people go quick to that nepotism: 'I should be OK; my cousin's a producer. I can get into the movie.' How about audition, earn the part, and feel confident in knowing that the director felt you were the right person for the job versus hiring you because you know somebody? -Jovan Adepo

There's so many gatekeepers to getting in front of showrunners or executives. If we pull those middlemen out, and we get women in rooms with the executives, the people hiring, it seems to break down barriers. Because they can no longer say, 'There just aren't any women to hire,' when you're surrounded by fifty of them. -Allison Schroeder

Eighty per cent of my time is spent on paperwork, hiring musicians, putting bands together, setting up concerts, and 20 per cent is spent on the music. That's the part that you really enjoy, but you can't afford to spend 80 per cent on your music; otherwise, it's not going to happen. -Colm Wilkinson

The traditional markers people use for hiring can be wrong – profoundly wrong. -Vivienne Ming

Political views in the hiring of career attorneys and staff should not be used. If I am asked to do that, I will not allow it. -Alexander Acosta

Accountability is a two way street. We can't just make it easier for us to fire people; we must make it easier for us to hire people. It takes VA an average of 240 days to complete the hiring process for executives joining VA from outside government. We are losing talented people because it simply takes too long. -David Shulkin

It's counterintuitive to take a long time to hire someone, but it will save you enormous amounts of time and money later. Our biggest mistakes in hiring stem from speed. -Pamela Meyer

I feel really fortunate that people keep hiring me. People think I have talent. -Paula Marshall

Although most executives pay lip service to the idea of hiring for cultural fit, few have the courage or discipline to make it the primary criteria for bringing someone into the company. -Patrick Lencioni

In feature films, unless there was a body count, they weren't hiring me to direct it. -Gary Sherman

I was gonna work in a university, but no one was hiring. -Washed Out

Instead of candidates hiring people, like yours truly, to create campaign media that works on both conscious and subconscious levels to sway the voting public, what if all TV ads were, by law, only allowed to feature the candidate, with, say, the American flag as the backdrop, alone, speaking directly to the camera? -Ron Howard

One classic mistake is when people give the impression that they just want a job, not this job or this company in particular. From a hiring manager's perspective, you're looking for someone who is excited about this role or this company. -Kathryn Minshew

I have, from the beginning, been opposed to Trump hiring any of his relatives. Americans don't like that; I don't like that. That's the one fascist thing he's done. Hiring his kids. -Ann Coulter

If you exclude your talent base from the benefits of hiring and deploying and making women successful, you're going to do less well than businesses that do a better job on that front. -Blythe Masters

Entrepreneurs can benefit a lot from the right help and advice, and you can avoid costly mistakes. You can get incredible leverage in hiring people who wouldn't even talk to you if you have the right help. An investor isn't about money – it's about the help and advice you can get. -Vinod Khosla

We hire military veterans because they make great employees. They bring proven technical and leadership skills. They understand teamwork, and they're adaptable. Bottom line, hiring veterans is good for business. -Randall L. Stephenson

Air America Radio was thinking of hiring me, but they discovered something in my past that didn't sit well with them: radio experience. -Alan Colmes

I'd actually argue that the best thing to happen to the 'Washington Post' was hiring Marty Baron, maybe the greatest newspaper editor of his generation. -Franklin Foer

If there is one thing that offers challenges to small companies as they start to grow and expand, it is the hiring process… every single area. The issues that can arise run the full spectrum, from 'finding good help' to that ubiquitous catch-all 'training' and everything in between. -Michael Gerber

The world is littered with the tales of small businesses in the dire straits of hiring that spent time and money they couldn't afford to hire people who couldn't perform. -Michael Gerber

Conventional companies try to find new uses for capabilities they already have. Transformers look at what the market needs and then go build it, hiring new people and/or taking people off other jobs. -Daniel Lyons

I had to learn to trust people, and I realized that success was going to be born in hiring really bright people – very self-motivated, very able to make good judgment calls day in and day out. -Kenneth C. Griffin

Hollywood stops hiring their star leading ladies when they turn 40. It's very defeating. -Trudie Styler

If I'm an entrepreneur and I have an idea, and I don't have the development talent around me but I need to find a developer, I would do my selection just like I would with hiring an employee. -David Cohen

It's a good thing to remember that hiring will get easier as you scale – but you should also never drop your standards. -Diane Greene

Throughout Johnson Space Center's history, contributions to STEM innovation and discoveries has been both through new technologies developed to advance human spaceflight and through educating, inspiring, and hiring students in STEM fields. -Ellen Ochoa

I usually hire people who have very exemplary work experience. Where they went to school, or what degree they have, really has no play into the hiring decision. -Harper Reed

The main issue when it comes to hiring someone from Asia is the language barrier. It's difficult to book someone when they don't speak the language and they can't deliver the lines or even speak to the director. But in terms of Asian-American actresses, we all speak it fluently! -Karen Fukuhara

God bless Jackie Briskey for hiring me back then when I had no idea what I was doing. -Justin Hartley

I took a lot of pride, honestly, in hiring these young guys, that not only to become future head coaches, but I wanted young guys that could help me – guys that can coach, guys that could study, guys that loved it, that would do it for nothing. That's how I got into coaching with the 49ers when John McVay hired me. -Jon Gruden

I formed this thing called the Half Foundation, and what I tried to do is quantify hiring practices in Hollywood. Half the population is women, so half of the storytellers should be women. Fifty percent of all the directors in my company are women, and it will forever be that way. -Ryan Murphy

It's important to push the agenda of hiring women directors. -Wyck Godfrey

One thing I never thought about in my big-company job? Cash flow. When your business has billions of dollars in revenue, you can make a lot of mistakes and still have a viable business. But in a startup, make a few hiring mistakes, and you can find yourself in real jeopardy fast. -Sallie Krawcheck

When I ran a small IT services business in the 1990s, it had strong recurring revenues – yet I couldn't accurately forecast cash flow for even the next few quarters. Small changes in the customer base or losing/hiring a few key employees could create massive swings in cash flow. -Mohnish Pabrai

I found that the artist market was expanding in comics. Marvel was going from something like eight books a month to somewhere in the 20s. As a result of this expansion, Marvel, in particular, was hiring anyone who could hold a pencil. That's how I got my first job there. -Jim Starlin

There's a difference between hiring writers and stealing jokes. -Chris Cubas

If you're even on the fence about hiring someone, that person is a no. You have to feel it in your gut. -Alan Schaaf

The goal is to not be patted on the back for hiring a woman, because it shouldn't be an exceptional thing. It should just be commonplace that women should have equal opportunities as men. -Margaret Qualley

If you are in a hiring position, hire someone that is nothing like you. We keep looking for the commonalities, but find someone with commonalities that are nothing like you. -Bozoma Saint John

Whether you're saying 'thank you' to friends, family members, customers, or a hiring manager who interviewed you for a job, the case in favor of gratitude is both altruistic and pragmatic. -Charles Best

I'm interested in colour-blind hiring of directors, producers, and writers. Go to the source. Then we won't need to have conversations about colour-blind casting. -O. T. Fagbenle

No company is hiring anyone to search for messages from aliens. Most people don't seem to think there's much benefit to it. The lack of interest is, I think, because most people don't realize what even a simple detection would really mean. -Frank Drake

Managers have to demand more of their HR departments, and they have to demand more of themselves. And we all have to be open to hiring people that don't look like us and that don't sound like us, and not find that threatening. -Joanna Coles

I did freelance cartooning off and on from college graduation in 1991 through ABC News hiring me in 2003. I did a weekly comic strip for 'Roll Call' for about nine years. I sold cartoons and caricatures to 'The Los Angeles Times' and 'The Washington Post.' I drew as much as I could. It's really tough to make a living doing it. -Jake Tapper

Our hiring is almost completely built around just going through someone's life story, and we look for moments when they had to make important decisions, and we go deep on those. -Tobias Lutke

Huge studio movies are handed over to a man with less experience before they're handed over to a woman with less experience. That's a fact. But I think it's not just about men not hiring women: it's about women not hiring women, too. -Reed Morano

You can call me whatever you want to call me, just keep hiring me. -Margo Martindale

From casting to hiring to awards races like the Emmys, taking active steps toward inclusion will make for richer stories, a stronger democracy, and a better world. -Jay Duplass

Millennials in particular get a lot of flack for their supposed entitlement and narcissism, but these evaluations have never matched my experience with hiring young people at Warby Parker. -Neil Blumenthal

When there are hiring decisions and promotion decisions to be made, people are hungry for data. -Oren Etzioni

If you are other, you don't think twice about hiring people who are other. -Courtney A. Kemp

For one thing, Greenlight only hires nice people. By that, I don't mean that we avoid hiring jerks. I mean we actively look to hire people who are nice. -David Einhorn

Every white liberal straight man needs to take action and work at unifying all peoples of our sides and stop making women and people of color and the LGBT community fight it out themselves and just pat them on the back. We have to take active roles in supporting them, defending them, and hiring them. -Brett Gelman

The success, or failure, of a CEO to implement AI throughout the organization will depend on them hiring a leader to build an organization to do this. In some companies, CIOs or chief data officers are playing this role. -Andrew Ng

Baidu Research has three labs – two in Beijing that are already largely built up, and the Silicon Valley one is being built from scratch. We're hiring pretty rapidly, about one person a week, but we are about a month in, so honestly, we haven't done that much work yet. -Andrew Ng

It's important that I work with people where they know why they're hiring me and that they're looking to create art without fear. Anyone who uses those excuses to not cast people or to create extremely stereotypical characters, they're creating out of fear, and to me that's really boring. -Keiynan Lonsdale

I don't really pursue acting. I jokingly say that I retired right at the same time people stopped hiring me, but I really don't think I'm very good at it, and I'm not really interested in it anymore as an adult. -Bobcat Goldthwait

I don't think anyone is hiring me because I look like Chris Hemsworth. -Zach Woods

I'm a football coach. It seems the league is cyclical and hiring young guys… but experience in the NFL still means a heck of a lot. -Mike Holmgren

We've done a terrible job of hiring, supporting, and retaining the people tasked with the difficult responsibility of teaching our children. -Michael Bennet

As an urban school superintendent, I learned that hiring, training, and investing in professionals to support our children's social and emotional development, meeting academic expectations for students with special needs, and finding more minutes of instruction in the week, not fewer, mattered. -Michael Bennet

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