I have hired my share of BV/LS staff. It is never easy. It gets even harder with candidates who have that ‘sort-of-but-not-quite’ experience. I want to tell you about an assessment tool that can help.
If you thought that an additional piece of data would make a difference in the quality of your report, you’d probably find a way to get your hands on it. If there were a piece of data that let [...]
You can probably remember an engagement where reaching for that extra piece of data gave you just a little more confidence in your conclusion of value. You can do the same thing when you’re [...]
Hindsight is 20/20. But, that doesn’t help when you see that you’ve made a bad hire. Maybe you can salvage the situation by assigning this person to a particularly adept manager. Or, maybe you’re [...]
As someone who knows the value of data, you wouldn’t invest in a company’s stock without looking at it from many different angles. When you’re ready to invest in staff for your practice, you need [...]
In BV, it’s not enough to merely do the analysis or run the model. You have to explain what you did and how you got that number. It’s called writing skill, and employers are right to want to [...]
Hiring at lower levels in your hierarchy can be riskier because the candidates typically don’t have much – if any – direct BV experience you can consider in your decision-making. If you could [...]