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John H. Fleming and Jim Asplund » Visit Original Source

In hiring and managing individual employees, it's important to understand what is difficult to change (talent) and what is more easily changed or acquired (knowledge and skills). Once you hire someone, you are largely stuck with their talents, whereas you can still impart new skills and knowledge. Without a clear understanding of these two different aspects of ability, you will have an incomplete picture of … [ Read more ]

Authors: Jim Asplund, John Fleming | Source: Gallup Management Journal | Subjects: Human Resources, Knowledge, Management, Personal Development, Training & Development