Topgrading

The Proven Hiring and Promoting Method That Turbocharges Company Performances

By Bradford D. Smart; Erik Synnestvedt (Read by)
(Your Coach In A Box, Compact Disc, 9781469085159)

Publication Date: June 11, 2013

Other Editions of This Title: Hardcover

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Description

Great companies, large and small, rise or fall because of their talent; the more high performers on your team, the more successful your organization will be. Of course, that's easier said than done. Research shows that only about 25% of all new hires turn out to be high performers. But companies that have used Brad Smart's Topgrading system over the past two decades have boosted their hiring success rates dramatically-sometimes even to 90%.

Three huge problems account for the typical poor results in hiring: dishonesty (via deceptive résumés), incomplete information (via shallow interviews), and lack of verifiability (via biased references). Topgrading shows how to solve all three problems. Instead of hiring by your gut reactions to résumés and interviews, you can start using a scientifically honed process that compels candidates to be totally honest.

The Topgrading system makes hiring easier, faster, and more successful than any other process. And it works at every level, from the front lines to senior management.




About the Author

Bradford D. Smart is the president of Smart & Associates, Inc., a group of professionals who assess candidates for executive positions and train managers to implement Topgrading. A well-known industrial psychologist and consultant, he has personally helped hundreds of companies of all sizes dramatically improve their talent. His other books include Topgrading for Sales.

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