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Outrageous Talent Practices – They Grab The Attention Of Top Talent


If you’re battling to recruit and retain top talent, you must have talent practices that go beyond the mundane in order to get their attention. And if you expect to impress the even more valuable innovators or creative types, you must go further and do something truly bold to get their attention.

In the Silicon Valley where I work, it is simply an accepted practice for top firms like Google and Facebook to use some form of what I call “outrageous talent management.” Unfortunately in the rest of the world, most in HR and talent management are so risk averse and conservative that when they hear about one of these outrageous practices, they instantly think, “I would never try that.”

It will only take a minute, so why not gauge your personal reaction to 10 of these outrageous recruiting and talent management practices?