The origin of Amazon Bar Raisers
Dave Schappell – a 10 year veteran of Amazon, who led the product management teams that launched Amazon Marketplace and AWS – interviewed our founder, John Vlastelica, as part of a podcast series focused on the early inventions and scaling at Amazon.
If you want to hear about the problems Bar Raisers was trying to solve, how Bar Raisers were selected, how Bar Raisers scaled, check out this engaging interview.
From Dave: John’s contributions to Amazon’s recruiting organization laid the groundwork for massive hiring growth, and the Bar Raisers program is still used today. This episode is packed full of information about the Bar Raisers program, John’s experiences as a foundational member of Amazon’s recruiting organization, and practical, strategic insights that entrepreneurs and talent acquisition professionals can use today.
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Learn more about how Amazon talks about their Bar Raisers and Bar Raiser program here: