If you are the smartest person in the room, you are definitely in the wrong room.” – Michael Dell Ambitious interviewers are anxious to get a crystal-clear picture of candidates including their personalities and primary social motives. It is also wise to dive deeper and take a close look at the candidate’s background: The professional background […]
Editor’s Note: This is the sixth in a series by Ralf Knegtmans of Cornerstone Amsterdam, author of the recent book Agile Talent: Nine Essential Steps for Selecting Tomorrow’s Top Talent. After years in the executive recruitment field I have come to believe that the proper theoretical background and sufficient practice can help anyone to improve […]
We do not see things as they are. We see them as we are!” – Harry Freedman, author and entrepreneur In my previous column on Agile Talent, we discussed the second of nine steps which make up the three stages of talent selection – Preparation, Selection and Verification). That column showed that you will get […]
In my experience, almost all organizations take the selection of talent seriously. Still, the practice of everyday selection is rife with mistakes.