A recent post encouraged owner/CEOs to stop dawdling and take advantage of the slack economy to reinforce their management teams with high-quality new talent. Hanging out a “Help Wanted” sign will not, however, likely get the job done.
- Clearly define the skills needed for the position(s)
- Design your selection process to assess whether candidates actually possess the needed skills
- The best candidate for the job may come from a background different from what you expect
- Reference check. Reference check. Reference check.
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 James W. Dean, Jr. is dean and professor of Organizational Behavior, the Kenan-Flagler Business School at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill