Eh bien, Ross Mayflied, le fondateur de SocialText (spécialisée dans les wikis pour les entreprises) se cherche un CEO. Et il le fait de la façon 2.0… En faisant travailler ses réseaux sociaux…J’ai ainsi reçu, par LinkedIn, ce message de Ross car nous y sommes «en relation».
«If you have a moment, I’d appreciate your help. Please take a look and forward this job on to anyone you think would be interested in the position, or anyone else who could help me find a great candidate.
Thanks for your help!
Job Title: CEO
Description: As a company founder, as I’ve written before, it is inevitable and necessary that your role evolves for the best interest of the company and what you own of it. Today I’m invoking the most powerful inflection point I can for Socialtext. We’ve grown to 3,000 customers, 50 people, the leading brand in the space, an innovative product, solid revenue growth and are targeting profitability. It is time for Socialtext to be taken to the next level, and for that, I want to openly recruit the CEO 2.0 for Socialtext.
The ability to do this search openly is part of the great culture we have built at Socialtext. I’m going to transition to Chairman & President and focus on growing the top line with my external facing duties and drive corporate and product strategy. CEO 2.0 will bring a strong operations background and have a mandate to grow the bottom line. This is a dream job.
The ideal candidate will have prior CEO experience, an Enterprise Software background, Social Software expertise, proven operations management capabilities including managing remote teams and a strong personal reputation.
I’m just starting the search and you can help. We should be able to find the right person within our own strong network, so if you can make a strong recommendation please contact me through LinkedIn.»
J’ai reçu le message jeudi dernier et j’aurais dû vous en parler ce jour-là… Je me suis fait scooper par Michael Arrington, de TechCrunch qui lui, l’a publié le jour même… Et Ross en parle abondamment sur son propre blogue...