6

Hiring and Retaining Talent

In This Chapter

• Hiring Talent

• Retaining Talent

• Training

image6.1 Introduction

Having the right mix of talent and personalities who are passionate about games goes a long way toward making the game a success. A group of people may work together on a single game for four years or more, but if they don’t get along or complement each other’s talents, the game’s quality and chances of success will diminish because more time will be spent managing personalities than making the game. For instance, the producer or lead should not spend an excessive amount of time with a team member with a difficult personality in the hopes ...

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