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Cost of a Bad China Hire-Avoidable Damage

The cost of a bad China hire is worth looking at in a little more detail. While bad and mediocre hiring is too common, there is hope for the companies who are ready.  Most companies are not clearly aware how much they are losing. Often, they have been manipulated or think this is just the […]

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Posted in: China, China Recruitment - Getting Good People, Culture Development, Featured, Team Development

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Hire Slow Fire Fast is Important and Needs Understanding

Hire Slow Fire Fast is from an HBR article you can find here.  It really is well done. I recommend you read it all. I might amend it to say Fire Fast and Hire Carefully.  Now, I have a mitt full of exceptions given that each leader has his own personality and potential weaknesses. Hire […]

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Posted in: China Recruitment - Getting Good People, Resumes, System, Team Development

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Hiring Sales People and Keeping Them

Hiring sales people does not have to be so hit and miss. With right thinking you can have great sales people and even a great team. 12 Steps to Hiring Sales People and Keeping Them 1. Clarify what and how you need the salesman to sell. (Most companies do this pretty well.) 2. If you […]

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Posted in: China, China Recruitment - Getting Good People, Market Entry, Motivating Workers, Resumes, System, Team Development

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The Value of Transparency in Hiring

Lets talk transparency in hiring. In China, I know a business where a production manager physically intimidated a quality manager. Workers had to restrain the production manager from hitting the quality manager in a meeting. The Western leader never knew this happened. We need to have businesses where information like this moves to the right […]

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Posted in: Being the Right Person, China, China Recruitment - Getting Good People, Culture Development, Leadership, Team Development

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