Leaders attract believers, not skeptics

Let us consider this example below of an advertised job opportunity for the position of priest in the Catholic Church to examine how attracting the people who share the same ideology and belief is critical in attracting the right people. POSITION SUMMARY: A Roman Catholic priest is needed to coordinate and participate in Roman Catholic […]

Mentors not managers are needed

Since most hiring in companies is managerially done. Managerially means the recruitment drive is done by managers and the assessment is based on skills and technical competencies only. The result is that managers hire future managers. The result is a very committed managerial organization that is hard to shift to a leaderly position. When leadership […]

The biblical protocols of the industry.

Name any industry and you find a list of red tape protocols that never end. Abiding them shows your professionality. Challenging them shows your inexperience. Let’s consider the HR and recruitment industry and take a pause at its protocols. Google the word interviews, strike your keyboard and zillions of articles come up. Go to any […]

Why are most recruitment solutions dysfunctional by default?

Attract, source, hire, on-board, retain, reward then fire. This is how most cloud based recruiting solutions are built and configured to secure the right talents. Accelerating the hiring process through streamlining the process to engage candidates and their management. The source of power comes from the system capability to hire the best candidates for the […]

How to spot a leaderless organisation?

It does not need a PHD in business to unravel the hallmarks of a leaderless organisation. Whether in private and public sectors, the symptoms are similar, easily diagnosable, but sometimes disguisable. By saying leaderless, the organisation is certainly purposeless. The most common things among such organisations are that: They are a ‘Me Too business’ and […]

How to deal with misfits in organisations?

Bringing the right people into the organisation is the leaders’ job. Getting people on board who culturally fit the business culture is the leaders’ job. The leaders are all those who are involved in the recruitment process from the CEO, executive managers, recruiters, managers, supervisors and staff members. When the misfits infiltrate the ranks of […]