I've always said I would like to hire a person whose father was never there, whose mother was in a drug treatment program, and he had to go and work three shifts at McDonalds to take care of his siblings…— Mike Bloomberg , 8th richest person in the world
Mike Bloomberg – the world’s 8th richest person – has a very specific idea of the perfect employee.
The multibillionaire owns a financial data company that employs 19 000 people in nearly 200 countries around the world.
The Money Show’s Bruce Whitfield interviewed John Brodie, Director at recruitment firm Mindcor.
Brodie gave his opinion regarding Bloomberg’s views on the perfect employee.
Scroll down for quotes from the audio below.
We often get employers using that description to define the type of employee they want.— John Brodie, Mindcor
High-performance cultures often have these types of descriptors.— John Brodie, Mindcor
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