Hiring the Right Leader

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“If you wanna know me, come live with me”. So they say and despite the rigors of an interview process and the many assessments that can be conducted, hiring the right person in a leadership position is never easy.

Resumes are now independently produced to show only the “win” column. Interview techniques can be honed to such a degree that you are almost asking is this guy too good to be true. The ideal candidate should be capable of achieving impact within a very short time of joining an organization; so what are the musts to be aware of when seeking out the ideal candidate?

Organizational Fit

Every organization has its own unique characteristics and a new candidate needs to “fit in” easily and quickly. This does not mean conformity or change adverse but has the unique ability to be “stealth like” in terms of building positive relationship and rapidly becoming part of the team. Read more