To better understand this new world of talent and how to benefit from it, we sat down with Tony Jamous, the CEO of Oyster, in our Better Hiring podcast, Oyster is a company self-billed as “a global HR platform for remote working, anywhere in the world.”
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As a practiced expert in global talent management, Tony had a lot to say. Here are the top takeaways from our conversation:
Make the commitment, then make it work
Virgin mogul Richard Branson once said: ”If somebody offers you an amazing opportunity but you are not sure you can do it, say yes – then learn how to do it later!”
Tony would agree when it applies to the global talent market.
“My first tip here is to really focus on what’s really important, which is finding the best talent no matter where they are,” he says. “And worry later about these obstacles or these barriers that prevent you from hiring that talent.
Why? Because it makes sense
And forget whether your services are global or local. It makes a lot of sense to hire globally, because your talent market is much