Recruiting using the Cathedral test

Recruiting using the Cathedral test

A couple of years ago I made my first ever appointment in my team - see Building the right team with the right people - and this week, I’ve had my latest new employee start within my team as an intern. Going through this recruitment process has got me thinking about what kind of person [...]

Interviewing for the right person

A few weeks ago I published a post about how I am Building the right team with the right people (and also read Can you add the missing ingredients to my team?). This post forms the next step to that. ------------ So, the advert has been out and closing date has gone. We had 5 applicants in all [...]

Can you add the missing ingredients to my team?

Do you have the right confidence, the right personality and the right experience to join my team? If you do, you just need to: 1 - See how I'm working on building the right team with the right people by reading my LinkedIn post at www.linkedin.com/pulse/building-right-team-people-michael-watts. 2 - Then look at the Public Information Officer post that I’m currently recruiting [...]

Building the right team with the right people

Over the last few weeks I've been reading a brilliant book by Khoi Tu called Superteams: How to Take Your Team to the Top. In Superteams, Khoi uses the examples of seven great teams to reveal the secrets to taking a team to the top. And, one of the key secrets is the need to build the right team [...]