How to Fix Your Hiring Process

HBR IdeaCast | 25 June 2019 | 0h 39m | Listen Later | iTunes
Interview with Peter Cappelli about the ideas in his HBR article Your Approach to Hiring is All Wrong. Argues managers at companies large and small are doing hiring all wrong. A confluence of changes, from the onslaught of online tools to a rise in recruitment outsourcing, have promised more efficiency but actually made us less effective at finding the best candidates. Cappelli sets out better, simpler ways to measure whether someone will be a good employee and advises companies to focus more on internal talent.

How to Fire People

Without Fail | Day Month 2019 | 0h 40m | Listen Later | iTunes
Interview with Patty McCord, author of Powerful: Building a Culture of Freedom and Responsibility. Covers the Netflix back story and its famous culture deck. Explains why high business performance requires the preparedness to fire people exemplified by professional sports teams as opposed to the values of a family.