Brainfood: Ten ways to ... Hire the right person

Last Updated: 31 Aug 2010

1 Be clear about what you're looking for

2 Use your network

3 Exclude your natural prejudices

4 Cover the core skill set

5 Balance the team's across-the-board abilities

6 Stretch candidates in a structured interview

7 Give them some real work to do

8 Heed your gut instinct (but not exclusively)

9 Picture the person doing the job

10 Make the time to decide

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