Companies usually tend to hire people for their skills, but Mike Kennedy, an analytics evangelist at Talent Analytics, Corp, in Cambridge, MA suggests that there are better ways to hire better employees. Instead of hiring someone who already has the skills, he suggests looking for an employee who has the characteristics of an ideal worker for that position. He lists insatiable curiosity as an example of a characteristic. Then the company can build and train their ideal worker from the ground up.
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