Monday, October 20, 2008

Sound Advice: How To Minimize Risks of Hiring Outside Stars

How many times have you heard people say, "I only want star players on my team!" Well that's called talent and whether in good times or bad, companies compete for the best, the brightest and the hardest-working stars who outshine the merely competent.

But hiring top talent is not without risk.

Read more here at MIT Sloan Management Review about how to minimize the risks of hiring outside stars. You'll also learn that there are some positions for which talent can be imported and others that are better filled from within.

Need more? Access these accompanying articles online:

Rethinking the "War for Talent"

Making People Decisions in the New Global Environment

Getting the Right People at the Top

And let us know what you are doing at your company to nurture and keep people at the top.

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