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Rare Find How Great Talent Stands Out

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ISBN-10: 1591845629

ISBN-13: 9781591845621

Edition: N/A

Authors: George Anders

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Anyone who recruits talent faces the same basic challenge, whether we work for a big company, a new start-up, a Hollywood studio, a hospital, or the Green Berets. We all wonder how to tell the really outstanding prospects from the ones who look great on paper but then fail on the job. Or, equally important, how to spot the ones who don’t look so good on paper but might still deliver extraordinary performance. In a tough economy, it’s more important than ever to make every talent decision count. George Anders sought out the world’s savviest talent judges to see what they do differently from the rest of us. He reveals how the U.S. Army finds soldiers with the character to be in Special Forces…    
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Book details

List price: $17.00
Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date: 9/25/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 304
Size: 5.49" wide x 8.30" long x 0.78" tall
Weight: 0.594
Language: English

George Anders, senior special writer for the Wall Street Journal, was part of a team that won the Puliter Prize for it's health coverage in 1996. The author of Merchants of Debt, he lives in California.

Introduction
Sand, Sweat-and Character
The Talent Problem
Decoding the Jagged R�sum�
Where Insights Are Born
Auditions That Work
Talent That Whispers
What Can Go Right?
Lottery Tickets
Talent That Shouts
When to Say No
Picking the Boss
Fitting the Pieces Together
Becoming a Rare Find
Notes
Acknowledgments
Index