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Seven Rules for Hiring Extraordinary Talent: A Business Story by Richard J. Pinsker

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Chapter Two

 

Implement a Proactive Recruitment Strategy

“Pat, let me introduce you to my second rule. I refer to it as ‘Implement a Proactive Recruitment Strategy’,” he finished.

“Again using golf as an analogy, the USGA Rules of Golf say we can carry up to fourteen clubs in our bag. Roger, you and I usually carry the maximum; Harry often carries only eleven or twelve clubs because he usually walks the course and the load is lighter. With our handicaps, we need all the help we can get.”

“A full set of tools for the job,” I joked.

“Exactly my point. We have choices; we have a number of clubs from which to choose. Because we start a round of golf with a full set of clubs, we are prepared for what lies ahead of us.”

“O.K. We are proactive in our ...

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