Inspired Hiring

Now is the time of year that people look for a new career, last year is over and bonuses paid, holidays are over and leave is taken, its the start of a new year and often people seek new horizons, so now is probably the time of year when YOU may be looking for new team members.

Rather than go the typical way of hiring your staff… if its worked for you keep going, but if you need some inspiration, here it is.… Read more

Buffet’s best advice…

Who you should hire… And how to apply it

“Somebody once said that in looking for people to hire, you look for three qualities: integrity, intelligence, and energy. And if you don’t have the first, the other two will kill you. You think about it; it’s true. If you hire somebody without [integrity], you really want them to be dumb and lazy.”
Warren Buffet

Certainly IQ is critical in hiring people who can make good decisions, both on their own or within a team.  … Read more

Hire for attitudes; train skills

When I was seeking that perfect candidate for a job opening, I looked at a CV and saw what a candidate had done, and then tested them on their skill level.  Then you hired the most skillful (the good ones) and put them to work.

This worked for a while, until I started working for larger organisations and to understand the culture of organisations.… Read more