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What's the most common requirement listed in filling positions?  "Candidate must have X years of experience in Y industry." If the candidate has been in the industry all those years, he or she is... More
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Too much of the focus in the hiring process is on industry experience.  Sure, it is safe and you aren't likely to fumble, but you aren't likely to change the game either.  In an ever more in... More
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If most competitors in an industry only know that one industry well, but Competitor X benefits from the insider ideas, knowledge and history of ten industries in addition to its own, which organizatio
By Alan Gard on July 16, 2013
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What's the most common requirement listed in filling positions?  "Candidate must have X years of experience in Y industry." If the candidate has been in the industry all those years, he or she is bringing mostly the same experiences and approaches as the people already at the company.  How does...

By Alan Gard on June 28, 2013
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Too much of the focus in the hiring process is on industry experience.  Sure, it is safe and you aren't likely to fumble, but you aren't likely to change the game either.  In an ever more integrated world an organization needs more people that qualify as both insiders and outsiders...

By Alan Gard on May 17, 2013