Hire Character … Train Skill

Hire Character … Train Skill

Posted on 10. Dec, 2015 by in Employers, Interviews

There are a lot of hiring strategies out there. Although, one thing is absolutely clear in every company I’ve ever seen. Making sure you hire the right people for your organization is the single most important thing you can do to make your company successful.

I came across a really simple quote for how to approach hiring from Lori Greiner (Known as the Queen of QVC, but most famous from being on Shark Tank).

Hire Character and Train Skill

I think this is a great strategy. When it comes to healthcare, I think you could take it a step further. Often someone has the character and the skills, but doesn’t have healthcare experience. I’d take that person over someone who has healthcare experience, but doesn’t have the best character or skills any day.

John Lynn

John Lynn is the Founder of the HealthcareScene.com blog network which currently consists of 15 blogs containing almost 6000 articles with John having written over 3000 of the articles himself. These EMR and Healthcare IT related articles have been viewed over 14 million times. John also manages Healthcare IT Central and Healthcare IT Today, the leading career Health IT job board and blog. John launched two new companies: InfluentialNetworks.com and Physia.com, and is an advisor to docBeat. John is highly involved in social media, and in addition to his blogs can also be found on Twitter: @techguy and @ehrandhit and Google Plus.

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