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Hiring for an executive role? Smart strategies for screening candidates


As a member of the Philadelphia Business Journal Leadership Trust, Mark Zinman, Managing Partner of Zinman & Company, often provides advice and insight. Mark and other business leaders were asked for their strategies when screening potential candidates for an executive role.


Mark says, "It’s important to gain buy-in from the other executives who will be collaborating with the new team member. A lunch meeting, for example, gives every member of the leadership team the opportunity to interact with the candidate in a nonthreatening setting. Executive hiring requires significant due diligence when it comes to uncovering hard and soft skills, and all members of leadership should be involved in the process."


You can read the complete article on the Philadelphia Business Journal Leadership Trust website.