[SAP Leaders] Are you playing Russian Roulette with your career?

Jack Welch (of General Electric fame) famously spent 50% of his time on talent issues.

Why?

Because he believed despite a company’s tech innovation, IP, or brand recognition, talent alone is the only true sustainable differentiator that really matters.

BUT, 46% of all your new hires will fail within 18 months, while only 19% of all your new hires would be considered a success in that same time period.

This is according to LeadershipIQ, from a 3-year study of 5,247 hiring managers from 312 organizations, hiring over 20,000 employees. The numbers don’t lie…

When taking into account your #1 goal is to build a high-performing team, and the cost of a misfire is up to 24 times annual salary (Bradley Smart, Topgrading)…

A mis-hire can (and will) derail your career, but the way most SAP Leaders manage their interview process is no better than Russian Roulette:

But with Russian Roulette your odds of failure are only at 16% (1 out of 6), but SAP leaders routinely play a game with close to a 50% failure rate. Let that sink in for a minute…

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