How to choose a leader
In the selection of head of unit, carefully take a look at the personal qualities of the candidate. Rate his communication skills, openness, willingness to discuss certain nuances. A leader is first and foremost a Communicator, and is the second specialist. If at the first meeting a candidate allows himself to be late, nervous behavior, third-party phone calls – the answer is clear, with such a person in this role to work together is impossible, even if his portfolio produces a stunning impression.
If the behavior of the candidate no complaints, very carefully study his professional skills. With this, you can prepare what kind of exam questions that will reveal the depth of knowledge on topics that are relevant for the job. In addition, you can go with the candidate to the Department, the leadership of which is claimed by the applicant, to ask his opinion about the functioning of a system. The place immediately will be visible to the degree of expertise of the candidate as a specialist.
Carefully consider the record in the employment record of the applicant. Well, if the future Director began his career working positions. In this case we can speak about the guarantee of understanding of the cause for which will be the responsibility of the supervisor. In addition, the availability of career growth – good personal qualities characteristics.
Finally, to confirm the correctness of the decision invite the applicant to contract with a trial period. Usually it is assigned a duration of 3 months. Towards the end of the probationary period, the analysis of the achievements of the Department during this period, you can also interview employees of the Department, assess the quality of the new head, like on a scale of professionalism and his personal qualities. The analysis of the information received will allow us to make a decision about signing a full contract.