President of Sanford Rose Associates® – Santee, John Malloy, Featured in Franchise Monster, How to Interview for Leadership and Management Skills

Dallas, TX 3/7/2017

By Dona DeZube

There’s been a lot of talk lately about a lack of management skills brought on by the exodus of the Baby Boomers from the workplace, coupled with many Millennial’s lack of experience and soft skills.

To help close the leadership gap, we asked professionals to share how they discern a job candidate’s willingness and potential to develop management and leadership skills in the interview process.

Listen for “We did this” vs “I did this.”

Recruiter John Malloy, president of Sanford Rose Associates, Santee, South Carolina, found out just how effective this trait can be in a recent candidate search.

A global medical device supply company needed to replace a 25-year veteran material manager whose team included a dozen people who each had at least 15 years of experience. The more experienced candidates lacked the newest ideas and tools. The less experienced candidates lacked the ability to gain the respect of the experienced and competent workforce.

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