Episode 64: Tim Sackett, President, HRU Technical Resources, Author of ‘The Talent Fix: A Leader’s Guide to Recruiting Great Talent’

Tim Sackett is an HR and talent acquisition specialist, international speaker, and President of HRU Technical Resources, an IT and Engineering staffing firm. He wrote the best-selling book The Talent Fix: A Leader’s Guide to Recruiting Great Talent, and in 2018 was named the #8 global recruitment influencer by Onalytica, and a top 10 global HR influencer by Workforce magazine.

Join us as Tim Sackett shares insights on the most important role of HR in any organization, and how to use that role to drive positive corporate culture and build fantastic organizations.

In today’s episode you will learn:

  • How the CEO and senior leaders can most effectively influence the growth of a strong organizational culture.
  • Practical ways for HR leaders to create a dynamic and positive relationship with the CEO.
  • A revealing look at how great leaders shape great organizations.
  • A simple but transformative mindset for cultivating employee retention.


On the present-day role of HR: “The modern-day function of HR is to own performance across the organization. HR understands well how to drive performance. Show leaders how it’s done, then you drive the performance culture across the organization.”

On employee retention: “The best hire that you ever make is the one you don’t have to make. We should be doing more to keep the people we have working for us.”

Contact Details:

You can connect with Tim Sackett via Twitter at @TimSackett. 

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Tim Sackett: The Talent Fix: A Leader’s Guide to Recruiting Great Talent

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