Tuesday, January 4, 2011

How to prevent a Bozo explosion at work

Very funny but insightful article.

I definitely have seen my share of it, especially, "Look beyond the resume. The goal of hiring is building a team of great employees. One proxy for a great employee is a relevant educational or work background. However, the perceived “right” educational background and work experience are not sufficient conditions for excellence. Hiring a bozo with the “right” resume can drag down other employees and increase the probability of hiring more bozos. Not hiring a great person because she lacks the “right” resume is not as harmful but is a mistake too."

Read more: http://blog.guykawasaki.com/2006/02/how_to_prevent_.html#ixzz1A62QEqO8

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