Placing greater weight on character attributes and recruiting individuals with potential may not be so risky after all ...
Our colleagues at Ashfield Healthcare have published an excellent article challenging the value of competency based recruitment and selection. Click here to download
Having recruited thousands of individuals into the Pharmaceutical Sector, Ashfield concur with the Harvard Business Review on 21st-Century Talent Spotting (June 2014) that the indicators of potential to look for are:
We agree with these findings which also reflect one of our Inspirational leaders (Sir Chay Blyth) philosophy of "selecting for character and training for competence" in round the world crews.
What's your experience of competence vs. character?