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IT Manager's Handbook, 3rd Edition by Brian D. Jaffe, Bill Holtsnider

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Chapter 3

Staffing Your IT Team

The key for us, number one, has always been hiring very smart people.

Bill Gates

Chapter table of contents

Your success or failure as an IT Manager is based almost entirely on the people that work for you. Every time you hire a new employee, you have an opportunity to add value to your team, to your company as a whole, and to adjust the balance of skill sets and personality of the team. Therefore, each hire should have your full attention and not be dismissed as another administrative chore. This chapter discusses the important details associated with the various ...

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