Hiring for Fit: A Key Leadership Skill
A key skill for any leader is the ability to hire a great team, and this skill requires a considerable depth of knowledge of the complex subject of fit. Most organizations talk about the need to hire for fit, but many go about hiring in the wrong way because their leaders don’t fully understand the concept of fit.
Hiring for Fit goes to the heart of what fit really means and provides expert insight for anyone involved in making hiring decisions. The author studied the personality traits and attributes of successful hires and developed a comprehensive system to hire the right fit for any role. The entire process is an application of her unique Trait Alignment Protocol (TAP), which is the key to identifying fit and maintaining fit over the long term.
By applying the thorough and practical fit strategy described in the book, leaders will gain expertise in the complex subject of fit, replace seat-of-the-pants hiring with a reliable process, gain confidence in assessing a candidate’s fit, make well-founded hiring decisions that avoid common hiring pitfalls, and pave the way for effective employee retention and advancement and for succession planning.