Rick Girard is the Founder and CEO of Stride Search Inc, an Engaged Search Firm.
He is extremely passionate about helping startup founders win-win the strongest hires to fuel unprecedented company growth!
Rick is the Author of "Healing Career Wounds". Invented and systematized the Hiring Operating System (HireOS). The solution for leaders to win the strongest hires by blowing up "best practices" with a humanistic, evidence driven, non-biased and time efficient experience.
When not running a school for Gifted Mutants as Professor X, Rick hosts the Hire Power Radio Show & Podcast, a weekly series on LinkedIn Live, which serves as a business leader’s resource to solve their most difficult hiring challenges.
He competes in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and has an affinity for any adrenaline-pumping activity such as surfing, snowboarding, rock climbing and running with scissors.
Michael and Rick have a great discussion on how to be successful in recruiting. Rick spends his time helping startups acquire the key talent needed to launch.