Hire top performing managers with performance-based micro assessments

The days of management assessment centres are over
By Stephen Jackson
|Canadian HR Reporter|Last Updated: 09/28/2005

Many people wonder what it takes to be a great manager. Recruiters care more about what it takes to hire a great manager.

Currently, most companies are relying on interviews and a few are relying on management assessment centres to hire managers. Companies using either of these methods are lucky if a quarter of their new managers turn out to be top performers.

Whether the manager is being promoted from within or hired externally, the fastest and easiest way to consistently identify the best is to use a performance-based micro-assessment.