Most leaders I’ve met recognize you need the right people to build a high-power team. But few of them have defined the ideal candidate for their organization. They’re playing with fire. A few of my grandkids are reading the Roald Dahl classic George’s Marvelous Medicine right now. In the story, the boy George mixes up […]
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Over the last few months, I have had three young leaders come to me for advice on hiring and firing. In each case, they had made a big mistake in recruiting the wrong person. They were trying to remedy the situation and avoid it happening again. I have made my share of hiring mistakes, too. […]
Yesterday, I described the ideal employee candidate as humble, honest, hungry, and smart. Here are 25 questions to ask the candidate in the first interview to see if he or she has what it takes.