When you’re hiring a role, you make your list of what you want this person to be great at, and your list is 12 items long. What happens is you end up hiring for lack of weakness rather than exceptional strength in any one area — that leads to a mediocre outcome. Push yourself to define the role in terms of three specific key attributes that you want the role to bring, and gear your interview plan according to that narrow focus.
Author: Marco Zappacosta
Source: “First Round Review”
Subjects: Hiring, Human Resources