Hiring people ? Putting together a team for a new challenge ?

Then you might find some IMO very sound advice in this link, where Anthony K Tjan shares his insights on how to become a better judge of people.

Bottom line: the extrinsic markers, such as academic scores, certifications, job titles, etc matter relativily little compared to the intrinsic factors such as character and ethics.

It’s much easier and cheaper to teach skills to someone lacking them but posessing the right character, than changing character of someone with the right skills but with a grandiose or otherwise faulty personality.

For more thoughts on this topic, see this link.


About swdevperestroika

High tech industry veteran, avid hacker reluctantly transformed to mgmt consultant.
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