Monday, February 27, 2017

How To Spot Leadership Potential In Millennials - FORBES

by William Vanderbloemen 
Originally published: February 22, 2017
Publisher: Forbes.com 

I’ve said it dozens of times: millennials are some of the sharpest, hardest-working employees out there, and I’m proud that they comprise over half of my team at Vanderbloemen. They are our workforce’s next leaders – and many of them are already successful young leaders.

But not all millennials have leadership gifts. Or, I’ve found, some of them do possess strong leadership traits but are unaware of it.

I’m a big fan of hiring for potential, so how can employers spot leadership potential in younger candidates?