oDesk CEO to Discuss the Future of Hiring on Nationally Syndicated Radio Program

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Gary Swart to Provide Insight Into How Businesses Can Widen Access to Top Talent on The CEO Show


Update: Listen to the interview (MP3).


This coming Sunday, November 11 at 9 p.m. Eastern Standard Time, oDesk CEO Gary Swart will discuss the future of hiring on The CEO Show with Robert Reiss. Swart, who manages a global marketplace that helps small and medium sized businesses hire, manage and pay remote knowledge workers, will share insight into current hiring trends, discuss how businesses can create a great customer experience by hiring the right people and offer tips on using technology to help balance the needs of a global customer base. To get a list of the stations broadcasting The CEO Show in your area visit www.theceoshowonline.com or you can listen to a live online broadcast here.

Swart’s day-to-day experience managing a global marketplace of more than 30,000 freelancers and technology service providers gives him valuable insight into the unique challenges of creating a great customer experience for buyers and sellers. For the first time ever, the oDesk CEO will offer an in-depth interview on national radio to share key learnings and advice on hiring top talent and providing a great customer experience.

The CEO Show with Robert Reiss is a business radio series devoted to sharing powerful stories about reinventing industry through exceptional customer service as told in 20 minute interviews by America’s top CEOs. Recent show guests include: David Neeleman, Founder & Chairman of Jet Blue; Simon F. Cooper, President of The Ritz Carlton Organization, and Bernard Marcus, Co-founder and CEO of Home Depot.

Tune into The CEO Show this Sunday, when Swart will discuss:

  • The new business of hiring and future trends for small to medium sized businesses;
  • The impact of hiring and technology on improving the customer experience; and
  • Changes in the staffing industry and the world of customer service.

About oDesk

Every day, oDesk helps people all over the world work together, as if they were seated in the same office. Founded in 2004, oDesk (www.oDesk.com) is a global marketplace for programmers and technology freelancers that enables businesses to build and manage remote teams. Hiring managers can search the oDesk network and choose from among thousands of tested, top-rated technology professionals in over 50 countries around the world. Using oDesk web-based collaboration tools, project managers can visually track and verify all work performed, both historically and in real-time. oDesk is venture-backed by Benchmark Capital, Globespan Capital Partners and Sigma Partners.


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