by Bruce Piasecki
Hiring people who are respected and have good reputations leads to improved, better outcomes and greater revenue. Savvy business leaders realize that talent drives profit just as much as price and quality. HR is central to successful organizations because it’s central to the hiring process that brings talent to the team.
Make respect and reputation your hiring focus. It can be a game-changer for any organization. Thinking ahead to what role the new hire will play in a department or on a team could change your idea about whom you need to hire.
Think of your workforce as a basketball team. Superstars alone won’t cut it. You could wind up with a staff of talented, self-motivated employees who can’t cooperate and won’t share the glory.
Instead, look for people who are respected, with good reputations, who demonstrate what I call “shared actionable understanding.” Actionable und...(register to read more)