Fifteen years after Billy Beane disrupted Major League Baseball by applying analytics to scouting, corporations are rewriting the rules of recruiting.
Content: Article | Author: Austin Carr | Source: Fast Company | Subjects: Hiring, Human Resources
Kristen Hamilton, co-founder and CEO of Koru, has determined that seven characteristics, taken together, best translate into someone killing it at their job. These traits transcend department or career stage, and they apply to entry-level engineers and marketing executives alike. Each of these seven traits is important for just about every hire. As you use them, though, you may find that you weigh them differently … [ Read more ]
Content: Article | Author: Kristen Hamilton | Source: First Round Review | Subjects: Hiring, Human Resources
Each year, around 185,000 MBA students graduate in the U.S. alone. A significant portion of these students spend more than 100 hours each preparing for so-called case interviews — the favored evaluation method of elite consulting firms such as McKinsey, in which candidates are presented with a business problem and asked to talk through how they would solve the problem. This is a colossal waste … [ Read more ]
Content: Article | Authors: Atta Tarki, Tino Sanandaji | Source: Harvard Business Review | Subjects: Hiring, Human Resources | Industry: Consulting