Picking the 4th Person for an Entrepreneur’s StartupAn entrepreneurial startup with two partners plus one employee was about to land their first substantial project, which required them to to add an additional developer. With typical entrepreneurial wariness, they questioned the need to spend money on assessments. We pointed out that while IBM could weather a few mistakes in hiring, being wrong with 25% of their team could be catastrophic for them.
- Using BWD Strength Charts and Job Reports, they sorted through their candidates, first for their capability to do the job.
- Next, and equally important for an entrepreneurial business, they selected the candidate that matched best with the two partners. BWD’s Communication Cues was key to doing this, along with the Working with Me reports.