1Effective Hiring and Selection

ONE OF THE MOST IMPORTANT and significant responsibilities and opportunities that comes along with leadership lies in hiring the right people for the jobs in your company. Think about it: whether you’re an executive vice president or a first-time supervisor, your individual performance is a direct reflection of your team’s productivity. Hire the right people who are self-motivated, have a high level of self-awareness, and who hold themselves accountable for bottom-line results, and your career sails happily along while building and growing the careers of those following in your footsteps. Conversely, hire the wrong people, and you’ll end up spending considerable time counseling and disciplining workers who struggle ...

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