Does your hiring process consist of proven practices or just a hodgepodge of activities that get into gear when someone says, “I need more people” or “Sally has left and we need someone to take her place NOW?”
Great coaches not only consider an athlete’s talent and heart when they’re building a team, but they consider group dynamics too. It’s not just a matter of getting the fastest, strongest, and smartest players on your side.
Hiring smart is productive, not doing so is unproductive. The most common, and fatal, hiring mistake is to find someone with the right skills but the wrong mind-set (attitude) and hire them on the theory, "We can change them."