Figures that the one CEO who has been bit by the recruiting bug is New York Yankees Principal Owner, George Steinbrenner. Pictures of George and Boston Red Sox flaky pitcher Pedro Martinez have been plastered all over New York newspapers. I’ll bet George even tied the lobster bib when they met for dinner in Florida.
Still, can you imagine how far recruiting would be elevated if more CEOs assisted in the recruiting of top talent? Bet recruiters would have to really do their homework before recommending a t�te � t�te between a must-have recruit and the company CEO.
But then again perhaps this is what is needed to really raise the bar of recruiting…