The best leaders hire talent not experience.
When hiring make the distinction between traits and states.
- Traits are fixed and are what define a person
- States are changeable
Detail oriented and introvert are traits where as knowledge and skills are states. People can improve their knowledge and skills but not their traits.
Talent is a pattern of specific traits that a person has. So focusing on the person’s traits and identifying the talents your team needs is key to hiring. You want the best talent for your team.
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