167: How to Hire the Best Fit
Published November 17, 2014
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    Are you always hiring the perfect candidate, or will you hire the best fit? Yes, there’s a difference and today you’ll discoverer a new perspective on finding the right person for your team.

    Kelly Studer
    Career Stylist at KellyStuder.com

    The 70% Principle for the Perfect Hiring Fit by Kelly Studer

    Kelly and I discussed the HBR Ideacast on How Google Manages Talent

    Dave mentioned episode #153 with Bill Bliss on How to Start with Succession Planning

    “I got a bit of a reputation for being a tough, scary interviewer, and I learned over time that that wasn’t necessarily the best approach.” -Kelly Studer

    Share some of your own vulnerability and have a real conversation about some of the work they may be involved in.

    A great starting point is StrengthsFinder 2.0 Check out episode #89 with Steven Dosier on the Value of the StrengthsFinder Assessment.

    “The only thing worse than training someone and losing them is not training them and keeping them.” -Zig Ziglar

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