65 Hire Quotes : Hiring Quotes In Life

These hire quotes will inspire you. Hire, to give work or a job to (someone) in exchange for wages or a salary or obtain the temporary use of (something) for an agreed payment; rent.

A collection of motivating, happy, and encouraging hire quotes, hire sayings, and hire proverbs.

Best Hire Quotes

  1. “When I meet successful people I ask 100 questions as to what they attribute their success to. It is usually the same: persistence, hard work and hiring good people.” ~ Kiana Tom
  2. “The key for us, number one, has always been hiring very smart people.” ~ Bill Gates
  3. “Never hire someone who knows less than you do about what he’s hired to do.” ~ Malcolm Forbes
  4. “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

  5. “In looking for people to hire, look for three qualities: integrity, intelligence and energy. And if they don’t have the first, the other two will kill you.” ~ Warren Buffett
  6. “When I’m hiring, I don’t look for credentials, I look for knowledge.” ~ Aza Raskin
  7. “I’d rather interview 50 people and not hire anyone than hire the wrong person.” ~ Jeff Bezos
  8. “Hiring people is an art, not a science, and resumes can’t tell you whether someone will fit into a company’s culture.” ~ Howard Schultz

  9. “As a business owner or manager, you know that hiring the wrong person is the most costly mistake you can make.” ~ Brian Tracy
  10. “The secret to successful hiring is this: look for the people who want to change the world.” ~ Marc Benioff
  11. “You need to have a collaborative hiring process.” ~ Steve Jobs
  12. “If you pay peanuts, you get monkeys.” ~ James Goldsmith

  13. “The only thing more expensive than hiring a professional, is hiring an amateur.” ~ Red Adair
  14. “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 J. Watson
  15. “At the end of the day you bet on people, not on strategies.” ~ Lawrence Bossidy
  16. “I’ve said consistently that no employer ever really accepts a union. They tolerate the unions. The very minute they can get a pool of unemployment they’ll challenge the unions and try to get back what they call managements prerogatives, meaning hire, fire, pay what you want.” ~ Jimmy Hoffa
  17. “The moment you feel the need to tightly manage someone, you’ve made a hiring mistake. The best people don’t need to be managed. Guided, taught, led-yes. But not tightly managed.” ~ James C. Collins

  18. “I would rather hire a man with enthusiasm, than a man who knows everything.” ~ John D. Rockefeller
  19. “I hire people brighter than me and then I get out of their way.” ~ Lee Iacocca
  20. “When I’m hiring a cook for one of my restaurants, and I want to see what they can do, I usually ask them to make me an omelette.” ~ Bobby Flay
  21. “Vin Diesel had to hire a babysitter.” ~ Vin Diesel

  22. “This is like the town council just hired a new marshal to clean up the town, I guarantee you, if I stay here long enough, they’ll get rid of me, too.” ~ Bobby Knight
  23. “G.P.A.’s are worthless as a criteria for hiring, and test scores are worthless. We found that they don’t predict anything.” ~ Laszlo Bock
  24. “Hire and promote first on the basis of integrity; second, motivation; third, capacity; fourth, understanding; fifth, knowledge; and last and least, experience. Without integrity, motivation is dangerous; without motivation, capacity is impotent; without capacity, understanding is limited; without understanding, knowledge is meaningless; without knowledge, experience is blind. Experience is easy to provide and quickly put to good use by people with all the other qualities.” ~ Dee Hock
  25. “Hire people who are better than you are, then leave them to get on with it. Look for people who will aim for the remarkable, who will not settle for the routine.” ~ David Ogilvy

  26. “When you hire people that are smarter than you are, you prove you are smarter than they are.” ~ Robert Henry Grant
  27. “Bear in mind that brains and learning, like muscle and physical skill, are articles of commerce. They are bought and sold. You can hire them by the year or by the hour. The only thing in the world not for sale is character.” ~ Antonin Scalia
  28. “I’ll hire blacks as long as they can do the cotton-pickin’ job.” ~ Evan Mecham
  29. “Build your own dreams, or someone else will hire you to build theirs.” ~ Farrah Gray

  30. “Somebody accused us of hiring him and putting him there. He was a classic.” ~ George W. Bush
  31. “The cost of energy is directly related to the cost of hiring workers and running a business.” ~ Martha Roby
  32. “Stay as focused as possible and keep simplifying down your ideas till you have something small you can launch quickly and iterate on. Be ruthless in hiring only the best people. Keep fit and try to exercise even in the longest times.” ~ Ian Hogarth
  33. “You’re either not hiring at all or it’s probably your single biggest block of time.” ~ Sam Altman
  34. “In most cases being a good boss means hiring talented people and then getting out of their way.” ~ Tina Fey

  35. “Make sure a certain percentage of the people that you’re hiring are generalists so that you can be, kind of reconfigured in the workforce pretty easily.” ~ Reid Hoffman
  36. “When I hire somebody really senior, competence is the ante. They have to be really smart. But the real issue for me is, Are they going to fall in love with Apple? Because if they fall in love with Apple, everything else will take care of itself. They’ll want to do what’s best for Apple, not what’s best for them, what’s best for Steve, or anybody else.” ~ Steve Jobs
  37. “Hiring people with diverse backgrounds brings in a flexibility of thought and openness to new ways of doing things, as opposed to hiring clones from business schools who have been taught a codified way of doing business.” ~ Yvon Chouinard

  38. “If you think that hiring professionals is expensive, try hiring amateurs” ~ Red Adair
  39. “A lot of labels are hiring a lot more accountants than people that know music.” ~ Taylor Hanson
  40. “The cost of hiring someone bad is so much greater than missing out on someone good.” ~ Joe Kraus
  41. “I’m tempted to say, ‘Writing treatments is like designing a film by hiring six million monkeys to tear out pages of an encyclopedia, then you put the pages through a paper-shredder, randomly grab whatever intact lines are left, sing them in Italian to a Spanish deaf-mute, and then make story decisions with the guy via conference call.’ But no… compared to writing treatments, that makes sense, too.” ~ Terry Rossio
  42. “TARP is funded by taxpayers, so there are many rules about how that money can and can’t be used. The result: GM spends an awful lot of time checking in with the people who administer TARP over everything from hiring to executive compensation and management. For a global company, that adds up to a lot of distraction.” ~ Edward Whitacre, Jr.
  43. “My company believes in hiring people based on merit.” ~ Azim Premji

  44. “Buying an aggregator and calling it a content play is a little like a company’s announcing plans to improve its cash position by hiring a counterfeiter.” ~ Bill Keller
  45. “You want to feel like people are hiring you because they want to work with you, not because of who your parents are.” ~ Lily Rabe
  46. “I studied philosophy, religious studies, and English. My training was writing four full-length novels and hiring an editor to tear them apart. I had enough money to do that, and then rewriting and rewriting and rewriting.” ~ Ted Dekker
  47. “Sometimes you walk out of an audition and you kind of know you nailed it and you’re probably going to book it, but you very rarely are told in the room by the people who are hiring you.” ~ Michael Cudlitz
  48. “For any economy, there are two basic factors determining how many jobs are available at any given time. The first is the overall level of activity – with GDP as a rough, if inadequate measure of overall activity – and the second is what share of GDP goes to hiring people into jobs. In terms of our current situation, after the Great Recession hit in full in 2008, US GDP has grown at an anemic average rate of 1.3 percent per year, as opposed to the historic average rate from 1950 until 2007 of 3.3 percent.” ~ Robert Pollin
  49. “Of everyone else who was running, and there were some very talented people, none of them had anywhere near the experience I had in hiring people, holding them accountable, creating systems for accountability.” ~ John Hickenlooper

  50. “From what I understand from talking with older friends and feminists, I think that once I enter the workforce and start to think about marriage and having children, my gender will probably eclipse my feminist identity in terms of marginalization. Discrimination in terms of hiring and in the workplace are still real according to statistics. I also think, as a feminist, figuring out what a relationship based on true and complete equality is will be a challenge. But hopefully by the time I’m dealing with those issues feminists will have made great progress in all of those areas.” ~ Julie Zeilinger
  51. “The Total Onboarding Program – An Integrated Approach To Recruiting, Hiring and Accelerating Talent.” ~ George Bradt , Talent hire quotes
  52. “To this must be added that the hiring of labor and the conduct of trade are concentrated in the hands of comparatively few; so that a small number of very rich men have been able to lay upon the teeming masses of the laboring poor a yoke little better than that of slavery itself.” ~ Pope Leo XIII
  53. “We have a strict ‘no a-hole policy’ at SpaceX. And we fire people they are. I mean, we give them a little bit of warning. But if they continue to be an a-hole, then they’re fired.” ~ Elon Musk

  54. “Legislators in Kansas, Arizona and 23 other states who are properly determined to protect religious freedom can begin by asking themselves: Does any religious conviction justify denying lesbians and gays a basic legal promise of non-discrimination in hiring, public accommodations, and housing? Surely the answer to this question is no. Correcting that inequity would begin the process of recognizing that both sides – gay couples and religious objectors – have rights and that reasonable accommodation is possible only when both sides have something to gain.” ~ David Blankenhorn
  55. “A great thinker once described innovative thinkers this way: “Some men see things as they are and say, ‘Why?’ I dream of things that never were and say, ‘Why not?'” Innovative thinkers are constantly asking questions such as these. How can we improve recruiting, hiring and training. How can be add greater value to our products and services by making them even better? How can we do more to nourish the personal as well as professional development of our people? What more can we do as a good citizen where we do business?” ~ Rosabeth Moss Kanter
  56. “Not even Sen. [Joseph] McCarthy was able to repress ideas he opposed as effectively as Harvard’s hiring committees have suppressed the conservative viewpoints they despise and fear.” ~ David Horowitz

  57. “(Ash used his powers to lift Zarek from the floor and pin him roughly against the ceiling.) Stop pushing your luck, boy. I’ve had it with you. (Acheron) Have you ever thought of hiring yourself out to Disneyland? People would pay a fortune for this ride. (Zarek)” ~ Sherrilyn Kenyon
  58. “It’s a success story here in Michigan. We have hiring going on. We have new industries going on.” ~ James P. Hoffa
  59. “This is the free enterprise system. The only place in the world that I can recall where companies never failed was the old Soviet Union. This is what investors do in free enterprise and capitalism system. […[ And, yes, free enterprise system can be cruel. But the problem with this administration is that small businesses are the one who had suffered the most, the kind that need investors, the kinds that don’t need the hundreds of pages, thousands of pages of regulations that continue to plague them and have them hold back on the hiring investment.” ~ John McCain
  60. “What Dino spent most of his time doing was hiring and firing new managers. Since he ditched William Tiero three-plus years ago, he just want through these poor guys like you go through a bag of M&M’s when you’ve got your period. Consume, and on the the next.” ~ Deb Caletti
  61. “It’s a success story here in Michigan. We have hiring going on. We have new industries going on.” ~ James P. Hoffa

  62. “Honey, there’s not a single woman in this town who doesn’t know about Sanctuary, Land of the Bodacious Gods. Heck, me and my girlfriends want to get together and vote Mama Lo an award for her policy against hiring any man not seriously buff…Not that you’re not buff. You can certainly hold your own against the Sanctuary Hotties. But face it, haven’t you ever noticed that this place is like Hooters for women? (Sunshine) No, I can honestly say that I’ve never noticed how good-looking the men at Sanctuary are. Nor have I ever cared. (Talon)” ~ Sherrilyn Kenyon
  63. “To the extent that hiring in high-wage, developed economies continues to lag, the sustainability of any impetus to private consumption can be drawn into serious question.” ~ Stephen S. Roach
  64. “From 20 years of experience hiring artists out of the schools, I know-they get worse every year. They’re absolutely ridiculously retarded now.” ~ John Kricfalusi
  65. “When hiring, mix Harvard Nerds with Chicago Improvisers and stir.” ~ Tina Fey

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