'Likes' Online, Why You Should Hire an Introvert Now

'Likes' Online, Why You Should Hire an Introvert Now

The Matt Townsend Show - Season 7, Episode 188

  • Aug 7, 2018 1:00 pm
  • 1:33:04 mins

When you 'like' a brand on Facebook (13:52) Social media is continuing a trend of personalizing your account with the things that matter most to you. Based off of what you post or what you “like”, each platform can then advertise new pages and new items that are similar to those you’ve already expressed interest in. Dr. Mark Pelletier is an Assistant Professor of Marketing at Radford University in Virginia and is here today to talk with us about this subject. Why You Should Hire an Introvert Now (1:01:07) Ray Bixler has been SkillSurvey’s President and CEO since December 2006.  He has advised human resources leaders at hundreds of organizations on how to improve their quality-of-hire, increase recruiting efficiency and implement new best practices for hiring.  Are you a fan of the movies? If so, do you like Tom Hanks, Steve Martin, Emma Watson or Audrey Hepburn? In the world of business, do you believe that Warren Buffett, Bill Gates and Mark Zuckerberg have been quite successful? Agree that Abraham Lincoln was one of our best presidents? All of these influential and memorable people have one thing in common: they are all introverts. So, if introverts can do and become such amazing people why do we talk about them as if they are a germ that doesn’t belong in the office? Ray Bixler explains why you should hire introverts now.

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Why You Should Hire an Introvert Now

Aug 7, 2018
31 m

Ray Bixler has been SkillSurvey’s President and CEO since December 2006.  He has advised human resources leaders at hundreds of organizations on how to improve their quality-of-hire, increase recruiting efficiency and implement new best practices for hiring.  Are you a fan of the movies? If so, do you like Tom Hanks, Steve Martin, Emma Watson or Audrey Hepburn? In the world of business, do you believe that Warren Buffett, Bill Gates and Mark Zuckerberg have been quite successful? Agree that Abraham Lincoln was one of our best presidents? All of these influential and memorable people have one thing in common: they are all introverts. So, if introverts can do and become such amazing people why do we talk about them as if they are a germ that doesn’t belong in the office? Ray Bixler explains why you should hire introverts now.

Ray Bixler has been SkillSurvey’s President and CEO since December 2006.  He has advised human resources leaders at hundreds of organizations on how to improve their quality-of-hire, increase recruiting efficiency and implement new best practices for hiring.  Are you a fan of the movies? If so, do you like Tom Hanks, Steve Martin, Emma Watson or Audrey Hepburn? In the world of business, do you believe that Warren Buffett, Bill Gates and Mark Zuckerberg have been quite successful? Agree that Abraham Lincoln was one of our best presidents? All of these influential and memorable people have one thing in common: they are all introverts. So, if introverts can do and become such amazing people why do we talk about them as if they are a germ that doesn’t belong in the office? Ray Bixler explains why you should hire introverts now.