Audition Type #2: Management Audition

A management audition is similar to a technical audition, but because the functional skills are so different, and because senior technical people may also require some management capability, I see these as two different kinds of auditions. As usual, your mileage may vary. Here are some possible management auditions: Facilitate a meeting Give a presentation …

Assessing “Executive Intelligence”

Take a look at HBS’s Working Knowledge,┬áHiring for Executive Intelligence. Some quotes that rocked my world: IQ test questions don’t assess the practical, on-your-feet thinking skills needed in business. What’s more, these tests have been repeatedly accused of racial and gender bias. Yet, despite these very real shortcomings, IQ tests are still a better predictor …