#19 - Google HR secrets: identifying & developing great managers, with Sarah Calderon, Google
In this episode, we speak with Sarah Calderon about management – specifically how to find, develop and nurture great managers.
A great manager will make a tough job challenging and rewarding, and they’ll make a great job fantastic and transformational. But a bad manager will make a great job so-so, and they’ll make a tough job soul crushing.
Join us as we discuss what makes good managers and how Google selects, trains and supports new managers in their role.
Sarah Calderon, People Development at Google
Sarah Calderon is both a manager at Google and oversees the team responsible for Google’s Manager Development curriculum. Prior to this, Sarah worked in coaching, consulting and higher education, gaining experience with managing very small teams of 2 all the way through to teams as large as 100. She is known for her ability to rapidly build rapport with both clients and employees while bringing out the best in them.
Sarah has learned a lot from her own managers throughout her career, and when asked about her most influential manager, she considers their humility to be one of the most meaningful strengths they displayed.
Host: Alex Langshur