HOW TO RECRUIT THE RIGHT PERSON FOR THE JOB
Put about 100 bricks in no particular order in a closed room with an open window.
Then send two or three candidates into the room and close the door.
Leave them for 6 hours, them come back and analyse the situation.
If they are counting the bricks:
Put them in the Accounts Department
If they are recounting them:
Put them in Auditing
If they are arranging the bricks in some strange order:
Put them in Planning
If they have broken the bricks into pieces:
Put them in Information Technology
If they say they have tried different combinations, yet not a brick has been moved:
Put them in Sales
If they are throw ing the bricks at each other:
Put them in Operations
If they have messed up the whole place with the bricks:
Put them in Engineering
If they are staring out of the window:
Put them in Strategic Planning
If they are sitting idle:
Put them in Human Resources
If they are sleeping:
Put them in Reception
If they have already left for the day:
Put them in Marketing
Last but not least .....
If they are talking to each other and not a single brick has been moved:
Congratulate them and put them in top management