Hire with Your Head: A Rational Way to Make a Gut Decision

Hire with Your Head: A Rational Way to Make a Gut Decision

by Lou Adler
     
 
A completely fool-proof method to hiring the right person the first time seems like an impossibility, right? Veteran headhunter Lou Adler thinks otherwise. In fact, he has come up with his own surefire five-step integrated process for hiring called POWER Staffing. It combines Performance-based job descriptions, Objective evaluations, Well-developed sourcing plans,

Overview

A completely fool-proof method to hiring the right person the first time seems like an impossibility, right? Veteran headhunter Lou Adler thinks otherwise. In fact, he has come up with his own surefire five-step integrated process for hiring called POWER Staffing. It combines Performance-based job descriptions, Objective evaluations, Well-developed sourcing plans, Emotional control, and Recruiting effectiveness for an approach that is sure to fit the right person with the right position every time.

Editorial Reviews

Denny Brown
The POWER approach to hiring detailed in this book is a pragmatic, performance-oriented process that will be invaluable for future searches.
Ann Graham Ehringer
Hire with Your Head provides a clear, useful, step-by-step description of how to recruit, interview, and hire the best people for every role. I recommend it to the CEOs whom I coach and the MBAs whom I teach. I think it will become the standard for excellent hiring.
Alfred Osborne
Lou Adler brings a results and performance focus clearly into the hiring process and has produced a useful and practical guide that will help entrepreneurs and managers alike avoid costly people mistakes. Hire with Your Head is the POWER approach to hiring effective employees and is destined to become the people's choice!
Louise Wannier
Lou Adler's insights regarding focusing on results and measuring objectives instead of emotions is invaluable. A must read for every manager committed to hiring the best.
Bill Williams
A primary issue facing all our CEO members is the finding and retaining of excellent key people. The hiring effort needs serious attention and Lou Adler's strategies and techniques are systematic and effective. His approach has helped many of our members.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780471292944
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
08/24/1998
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
352
Product dimensions:
6.44(w) x 9.57(h) x 1.17(d)

Meet the Author

LOU ADler is one of the country's leading headhunters and an often-quoted industry expert. His company, CJA-The Adler Group, is an executive search and organizational consulting firm based in southern California.

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