10 Lessons on Culture and Hiring From Netflix’s Patty McCord

10 Lessons on Culture and Hiring From Netflix’s Patty McCord

Do job titles really matter? Are companies responsible for employee happiness? Should company culture evolve as your company grows, or should it be set in stone? Those are just a few of the topics Patty McCord discussed during a recent interview for our Seeking Wisdom...
Episode 647: Hard Work Is Irrelevant

Episode 647: Hard Work Is Irrelevant

Most companies reward hard work. This is why people get paid overtime, and why full-time workers make more than part-time ones. But, if you think about it, hard work alone says nothing about how much value you create. You could be toiling day and night, and be mostly...
Don’t Sugar Coat Your Culture

Don’t Sugar Coat Your Culture

Startups may want to downplay the free food, beer and haircuts and start hiring and treating workers like the adults they need to thrive long term, according to acclaimed leadership consultant Patty McCord. In this episode, the former chief talent officer of Netflix...
Patty McCord on Language, Culture and Leadership

Patty McCord on Language, Culture and Leadership

Patty McCord has spent many years working with companies to help people realize and practice leadership, pushing the boundaries of thinking about the way we all work. McCord served as Chief Talent Officer of Netflix for 14 years, where — with the management team — she...
Y Scouts Interview Podcast

Y Scouts Interview Podcast

Patty McCord is someone who is truly helping push the boundaries of the way we think about work. During her time as the Chief Talent Officer of Netflix she created the famous Netflix Culture Deck, which has been viewed more than 13 Million times on Slideshare. More...
WorkLife: Let’s improve the way we hire people

WorkLife: Let’s improve the way we hire people

You know that whole thing about hiring the best person for the job? Turns out, it’s not that easy. So how do applicants find out whether a job and workplace is right for them? And how do employers improve their strike-rate? The good news is there are plenty of...