Tag Archives: hiring

Interviewing Operating Executive Candidates

Over the holidays a friend wrote me asking my advice in developing interview questions for an operating executive to be her #2.  “Managing the vacancy is better than managing someone wrong for the job”.  Good point and good question. Aside … Continue reading

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“Smart People Drag Around More Baggage”

One of my many breakfast discussions with business friends and associates got onto the topic of hiring (or electing) the right people — and what criteria really matters.  Not just the simple stuff like verifying experience or credentials — but … Continue reading

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Advice On Letting A Friend Go At Work

One of the small companies I work with was faced with having to make a tough staffing change with a long time friend one of the executives had brought in to be part of the team. Great guy, super talented … Continue reading

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