Executioners, not their resumes...get things done

Murtagh, Joe
November 2009
Hudson Valley Business Journal;11/30/2009, Vol. 19 Issue 47, p9
The author reflects on the importance of decisiveness, leadership skills, and competency in hiring people. According to the author, some companies are lured by educational and intellectual capacities of applicants instead of hiring them for their capability to get the job done. Companies also tend to spend most of their time training and developing their people on budgeting, strategic planning, and financial monitoring rather than training that person to deliver good performance.


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