Ep14: Laszlo Bock, SVP of People Operations at Google

In this episode Matt Alder talks to Laszlo Bock SVP of People Operations at Google.

Google’s approach to HR and Recruiting has always been a much discussed topic and Matt was delighted to be able to find out directly how Google has built its incredible success on the back of an innovative approach to talent.

In the interview Laszlo talks about his belief that hiring should the single most important people activity in any organization and dispels some popular misconceptions about how Google recruits. He also share his thoughts on culture, the importance of data and why Google focuses on “People Operations” rather than Human Resources

Link to Laszlo’s book:

Work Rules! by Laszlo Bock

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2 thoughts on “Ep14: Laszlo Bock, SVP of People Operations at Google

  1. Really interesting stuff Matt, like the data-informed approach too; far too much in the way of ‘wooly’ practices in our discipline rather than looking at success / value i.e. expenditure vs. return.

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