After six consecutive nannies had tried and failed to cope with their wayward children, the Banks family finally found the right person for the job: Mary Poppins. What lessons can we learn from their rather unusual recruitment process?
1. Create an accurate profile
Do you know exactly what kind of character you are looking for? What skills are critical for success in the given position?
You should pinpoint those critical skills before you start your search.
In the case of the nanny for the Banks’ children those unique skills included “cheery disposition, rosy cheeks, no warts, play games of all sorts.” Read More