Danny Boice’s article “Why ‘Hire Slow, Fire Fast’ is a Bunch of BS” made a case for getting people on board because you didn’t have the luxury of having work not done. Judging from related posts which defend Hire Slow, Fire Fast, his view is not widely held. Both approaches miss the point.
Match.com and eHarmony ought to get out of the dating business and into corporate recruiting. Think of what could happen if employers could find people who were passionate about their jobs.
Most managers agree that the best companies are comprised of the best employees. But most managers struggle to apply the concept because it comes with a tough corollary – keeping the best means shedding the worst.
NYTimes.com had an interview not too long ago with the CEO of the U.S. Fund for [...]