Great Recruitment Quotes

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“Monday is one of my favorite days of the week. My 7th favorite.” Unknown

“Mondays are the start of the work week which offer new beginnings 52 times a year!” - David Dweck

“Employers are at their happiest on Mondays. Employees are at their happiest on Fridays” - Mokokoma Mokhonoana

“Recently, I was asked if I was going to fire an employee who made a mistake that cost the company $600,000. No, I replied, I just spent $600,000 training him. Why would I want somebody to hire his experience?” – Thomas John Watson Sr., IBM

“I always give 100% at work: 13% Monday, 22% Tuesday, 26% Wednesday, 35% Thursday, 4% Friday”- Anonymous

“I don't want to build a life and career, where I spent five days a week waiting for the weekend.” - Akilnathan Logeswaran

“Success doesn’t come to you. You go to it.” - Marva Collins: American educator who worked with impoverished students in Chicago

“You make a living by what you earn; you make a life by what you give” – Winston Churchill

“Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life” – Confucius

“When people go to work, they shouldn’t leave their hearts at home” - Betty Bender

“It’s more than just selling pizzas. It’s being a good fit for the community. We hire based on the betterment of the community as much as anything” - Mark Starr, David’s Pizza.

“To be successful, the first thing to do is fall in love with your work” - Sister Mary Laurett

“Management is doing things right; leadership is doing the right things” – Peter F. Drucker

“The elevator to success is out of order. You’ll have to use the stairs… one step at a time” – Joe Girard

“Find a job you like and you will add five days to every week.” - H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

“If you think hiring professionals is expensive, try hiring amateurs” - Anonymous

“If my boss knew how unproductive I am on Fridays, he wouldn't want me here either” - James Johnson

“Friday is like a superhero that always arrives just in time to stop me from savagely beating one of my co-workers with a keyboard” - unknown

“I’m a great believer in luck, and I find the harder I work, the more I have of it.” - Thomas Jefferson: 3rd President of the United States

“To be successful, the first thing to do is fall in love with your work” – Sister Mary Lauretta

“My boss yelled at me yesterday 'It's the fifth time you've been late to work this week! Do you know what that means!?' I said, 'Probably that it's Friday?” - Anonymous

“When hiring key employees, there are only two qualities to look for: judgement and taste. Almost everything else can be bought by the yard.” - John W. Gardner

“The key for us, number one, has always been hiring very smart people.” - Bill Gates, Microsoft

“Success consists of going from failure to failure without loss of enthusiasm.” - Sir Winston Leonard Spencer-Churchill: Two time Prime Minister of the United Kingdom

“You don’t have to be great to start, but you have to start to be great” Zig Ziglar, Motivational speaker

“I hire people brighter than me and then I get out of their way” - Lee Lacocca, Ford

“Never hire someone who knows less than you do about what he’s hired to do” - Malcolm Forbes, Forbes

“You need to have a collaborative hiring process.” – Steve Jobs, Apple

Do not hire a man who does your work for money, but him who does it for the love of it - Henry David Thoreau, Life without Principle

“You cannot push anyone up the ladder unless he is willing to climb.” Andrew Carnegie

“Time spent on hiring is time well spent.” – Robert Half

“Management is nothing more than motivating other people.” – Lee Lacocca, Ford

“Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life.” - Confucius: Chinese philosopher, politician and teacher

“Whenever you are asked if you can do a job, tell ‘em, ‘Certainly I can!’ Then get busy and find out how to do it.” Theodore Roosevelt

“You can have the best strategy and the best building in the world, but if you don’t have the hearts and minds of the people who work with you, none of it comes to life.” – Renee West, Luxor and Excalibur Hotel

“Find out what you like doing best and get someone to pay you for doing it.” Katharine Elizabeth Whitehorn CBE: British journalist, writer and columnist.

“I am convinced that nothing we do is more important than hiring and developing people. At the end of the day you bet on people, not on strategies.” – Lawrence Bossidy, General Electric.

“You can’t teach employees to smile. They have to smile before you hire them” - Arte Nathan, Wynn Las Vegas

“Great vision without great people is irrelevant” - Jim Collins, Good to Great

“Human Resources isn’t a thing we do. It’s the thing that runs our business” – Steve Wynn, Wynn Las Vegas

"Although no one can go back and make a brand new start, anyone can start from now and make a brand new ending" Carl Bard

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