When building your team, you need to hire people with complementary skills rather than people with the same skillset. In this video, learn how to identify the skillset you need on your team and hire right.
- A common scenario you might run into as a new leader … is the need to realign the team to meet new goals. … This often requires different skill sets … than what you currently have on your team. … In my experience technical teams tend to look … for technical talent, … even when the role does not require technical skills. … They overlook good candidates with right skills for the job … because they're focused on the technical competency … that the role doesn't even need. … They miss out on an opportunity to hire … the right talent for the role. … Let me give you an example. … A few years ago I took over a product team … that had the goal of onboarding 100 thousand customers … in the following year. … A critical piece on this onboarding was certification. … But when I evaluated the skill set within my team, … I realized that no one had an understanding … of how to create certification programs. … So we decided to hire a certification manager. … The immediate response from the team was …
- Building the right team
- Hiring for complementary skills
- Communicating an organizational vision
- Creating KPIs and goals
- Talking tech to any audience
- Leading a global team