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Hire Smart from the Start by Dave Carvajal

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•   CHAPTER 9   •

High-Level Hires

Leaders and Managers

In one sense, the process of finding, recruiting, and hiring leaders and managers is no different from the process required to bring in other employees. As always, the skills/competencies component is essential, but not as important as the mission/values element. If you’re looking for someone who will fit within your entrepreneurial culture—looking for an individual who will contribute greatly to the company’s success now and in the long term—then the key is finding someone whose work style and personal mission and values resonates with your own.

If you’re seeking to fill a top leadership or managerial position, however, you’ve set the bar higher. Whether you’re looking for a COO or the ...

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