In this episode, Mary connects with John Goldberg, Global Director, Executive Talent Acquisition at The Coca-Cola Company. Mary and John discuss how individuals can determine if a company is a good fit for their capabilities and aspirations as well as culturally. They also discuss the many considerations impacting the future of work, qualities of a great interviewer, why empathy is a necessity when leading a team and the value of smart risks.
John leads the executive talent acquisition function for The Coca-Cola Company globally which he created when he joined 18 years ago. He has extensive global experience in identifying and selecting leaders and executives in over 70 countries. Prior to joining Coca-Cola, John held senior recruitment leadership roles with Microsoft and the Home Depot and was previously the owner and managing partner of a technology focused retained search firm. He has been a member of several Boards and is a frequent speaker at industry forums. His work has been profiled in both the business media and thought leadership organizations. John holds a B.A. in English Literature from Lafayette College and currently resides in Atlanta, Georgia.