November 11, 2020 – As remote work becomes more prominent in everyone’s life, it is vital that executives pay extra attention to their virtual business interactions. Without personal contact, culture becomes harder to convey. Technical difficulties become obstacles to communication. And personal chemistry is more challenging to establish. These days, it seems more critical than ever that encounters are well planned, well-managed and efficient.
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“As crazy as it sounds, a lot of companies don’t really know what they want,” says Paul Verriez about the hiring process. “Or, if they do, they don’t know how to describe what they want.”
Take, for example, a local position the Verriez Group helped to fill recently that called for a senior accountant. The parent company, based in Italy, decided they actually wanted an engineer to fill the role. Verriez and his team found an engineer with an MBA ― the best of both worlds. But it took sitting down and working with the company to better flush out their needs.