Written by Laslo Bock and excerpted from his book, Work Rules!, it confirms virtually everything we teach and have taught for 30 years. If you ever find yourself wondering why Google is so blasted successful, take the time to read this article.
It may focus on high-paid techie-types, but the fundamentals apply to every occupational role, company and industry - even trucking. Every contemporary business writer has his or her own version of the saying “Get The Right People On The Bus.” The book and subsequent Hollywood movie, Moneyball, builds this idea into a heart-warming story. In a more scholarly fashion, we produced a white paper, Selection Is Everything on the subject.
If you want to win, hire winners.