Today’s post is courtesy of Joyce Maroney, Executive Director of the Workforce Institute @Kronos.  

Last week I had the pleasure of interviewing Derek Baltuskonis, Director of Talent Acquisition at Intuit.  You probably know that Intuit is a giant in the information technology space, well known for its flagship products QuickBooks, TurboTax and Mint. Along with being known for its popular products, Intuit is also widely recognized as a great place to work with a unique corporate culture that contributes to the company’s long-term success. Intuit was ranked #13 on this year’s Fortune 100 Best Places to Work list up from #34 last year. The company is headquartered in Mountain View California and has just under 8,000 employees.

During our conversation, Derek and I discussed the following topics among others:

  1. Derek began his career in Finance.  How and why did he make the move to HR?
  2. How do Intuit’s company values shape their recruiting and retention strategies?
  3. Derek discusses Intuit’s strategies for ensuring that the diversity of their workforce is robust.
  4. As a company, Intuit has really embraced social media – with almost 150,000 followers on LinkedIn, 224,000+ likes on Facebook, and one of the highest rated CEOs on Glassdoor. Learn about Intuit leverages their social presence in their recruiting efforts.

You can listen to our conversation below.  And please comment and let us know how your organization is attracting and retaining your best talent.

Podcast with Derek Baltuskonis of Intuit:

 

 

 

 

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