Hiring Someone Like You

Managers Tend to Hire Employees Similar to Themselves – To Their Detriment

According to research conducted by the Addison Leadership Group, hiring managers tend to hire individuals similar to themselves. Business Insider reports that this common hiring mistake results in a lack in skill set diversity, and causes situations where individuals with similar strengths end up “stepping on each other’s toes”. Business Insider recommends hiring groups whose skill sets and weaknesses compliment one another.

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