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HFT 3221

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These notes talk about how hard talent is to identify and how to hire for talent.
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This 1 page Class Notes was uploaded by Dakotah Tucker on Wednesday September 21, 2016. The Class Notes belongs to HFT 3221 at Florida Gulf Coast University taught by Dr. Scott Lee in Fall 2016. Since its upload, it has received 4 views. For similar materials see Management Resort Hospitality Human Resources in Resort and Hospitality Management at Florida Gulf Coast University.

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Date Created: 09/21/16
Class Date: 9/1/16 Human Resources Selecting for Talent  Why is it so hard to select for talent? o It can be hard to identify  Few people know their own talents, much less the talents of others. Even if you know…  Even if you know what you are talented at – many people lack confidence Why Talent if Hard to Discern  Skills and knowledge are easy to identify because they had to be acquired.  Talent is hard to identify People present themselves as positively as possible when applying for jobs. - Assertive vs. aggressive Keys to selecting talent  Know what talents you are looking for o Different company cultures require different talent  Structured vs. entrepreneurial o Look beyond the job description Study your best people  It is easy for managers to identify poor performance and then try to avoid it in the future by hiring the opposite types of people.  Most managers are focused on failures rather than success Interviewing for Talent  Make sure the talent interview stands alone  Ask a few open-ended questions and then try to keep quiet  Know what to listen for o Listen for specifics - “tell me about a time…” o Clues to talent : rapid learning, satisfactions Keeping Talented People  Hiring talented people is one thing, keeping them is another … retention.


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