3 guidelines and pitfalls for hiring top talent

A common complaint of many business owners is that they can’t find great talent.

They hired the great résumé and were disappointed; they hired the enthusiastic “project” and were let down as well; they engaged headhunters, checked references, were told by an adviser what he did before, were convinced by a consultant to use the wrong assessment for hiring, and so on — and still were left wanting.

I see many promotions today for webinars or consulting services to help business owners find, attract and retain this super talent, and even I have given some advice about getting great talent to join your team.

The point of this article is not to talk you out of it, but there are pitfalls to hunting and onboarding this Superman/Wonder Woman.


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