By Étienne Garbugli | April 26, 2011 | 0 Comment
There’s many bad reasons to hire people.
But, hiring people is not like buying a set of chairs; you need a plan beyond a start date…
A few years back, I thought I had landed the job of the century. I was excited; my expectations were through the roof. But, 3 weeks of waiting for a computer managed to dent my vision of the company. The next six months of rare and unexciting projects managed to change it completely…
If you’re a hiring manager, make sure you understand the impact of your hiring. If you’re going in for a job interview, find out if you’re filling a need or just filling a box.
The outcome can be very different; it’s a lose-lose situation waiting to happen.
Etienne works at the intersection of Technology, Product Design and Marketing. He’s a two-time Startup Founder, a four-time entrepreneur and a UX research expert. Etienne published Lean B2B: Build Products Businesses Want. The Lean B2B methodology helps entrepreneurs around the world build successful businesses.