The Right Hire
In most industries having the right staff means the difference between success and failure.
The Right Hire was written examining the staffing processes of a fictitious technology company. However, this company could easily have been a tennis shoe mfg. (NIKE), a wind turbine mfg. (GE), a soft drink bottler (PEPSI), a health care provider, or your organization.
We know from experience with the world’s largest technology and consumer product companies that the SMART Talent Management strategies outlined in this book can cross all industry or employer boundaries. Regardless of what industry you work in, what matters is that you study and implement the ideas, practices, forms and tools of SMART Talent Management.
The Right Hire: How to Master the Art of SMART Talent Management—helps you recruit great people and keep them loyal to the organization. Readers will understand, assimilate and execute today’s best processes, programs and practices for Sourcing and Marketing to potential candidates, Assessing and Recruiting top talent, Retaining & Training employees and Transforming your organization for the better. (See where the “SMART” comes from?)
This book will dramatically improve your ability to get the right people in place— people who are well qualifi ed, high performing and a perfect fi t for your management style, behavioral standards and culture. You will learn how to:
- Successfully execute the all-important preparation stage of talent searching
- Assess talent using proven tools and techniques
- Scout, network, and narrowcast in order to access the best candidates
- Use behavioral-based questions and interview techniques to uncover information that leads to good decisions
- Manage hiring negotiations, including the offer, acceptance, start date and on boarding processes
Whether you’re a supervisor, manager, director or C-level leader, you’ll find The Right Hire to be an immensely valuable resource. It will empower you to create an organizational culture that attracts top-notch talent, creates great bottom line results and achieves the best possible outcomes.
About the Author
Patrick Ropella is CEO and founder of The Ropella Group, a top executive search and consulting fi rm. With more than 20 years experience in the fi eld, he has worked with C-Level Executives and Human Resource Leaders from some of the world’s largest corporations including DOW, DuPont, Georgia Pacifi c, SONY, GE, P&G, Clorox, Pfi zer, Johnson & Johnson, Shell, Dial Soaps, Sherwin Williams Paints, New Balance Tennis Shoes, and many more. In addition, he has written for a variety of publications on subjects related to those topics covered in The Right Hire and other human capital management issues.