107. Recruitment and Selection


The decision to bring people into your organization is one of the most important decisions you make. Because they are the people who will implement your purpose, vision, and strategy, and because once in, it’s harder to get them out.

There are several phases to hiring. First is recruitment. How do you develop a pool of reasonable candidates from which to choose? You can advertise, but that will get you a wide range of candidates many of whom are not at all suitable. Recruiters may get hundreds of resumes a day from advertising and then they have to sift through them. You could use an online recruiting service,39 but then you are delegating the winnowing of your pool to someone else. You could rely on current ...

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