Why You Should Never Hire for Your Company’s Current Gaps (And Should Hire for the Future Instead)

Making hires where your company is weakest and then filling that void is standard hiring logic, right? Sure, that type of plug-the-hole hiring is often necessary but there’s no question it leaves you one step behind. Let’s face the facts – a business can’t enjoy strategic, proactive and long-term hiring successes if it’s always acting reactively in response to company demands. So what if you flipped your hiring approach and started hiring based on the roles you actually want instead?

In his latest Inc. column, LeadMD CEO Justin Gray breaks down why leaders need to do a better job of projecting their needs one to five years ahead so they can start to hire for them today. He shares how this method of preparedness actually stokes innovation and promotes critical disruption. Read the whole article here.

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