Feb. 20, 2018

Guest:

Minkah Fitzpatrick, former defensive back for the Alabama Crimson Tide and winner of the Paycom Jim Thorpe Award

Since 1986, the Oklahoma Sports Hall of Fame has picked the best defensive back in college football as the winner of the Paycom Jim Thorpe award. This year’s winner, Minkah Fitzpatrick from the University of Alabama, lead the Crimson Tide to two different national championships, winning the 2018 game against the Georgia Bulldogs.

In this special HR Break Room interview, we will discuss:

  • leadership lessons from Minkah
  • what makes an organization attractive to today’s top talent
  • how grit and determination are key traits to a successful team or organization

 

Learn more about how to find and recruit top talent like Minkah by reading our Discover Better Candidates By Automating the Recruitment Process executive summary.

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