- An experienced operations leader
- A transitioning generalist
- A credentialed specialist
- Now is not the right time to hire anybody
Situation: The Sneaky Sneaks Shoe Company has been in business for 15 years, and during all that time, operations have been led by the company’s CEO, Larry. However, Larry has recently decided that he would like to hire someone to handle operations full-time. With 15 years in the business, Larry is confident he can train a person on what’s involved in the job, but he wants his operations leader to have good technical and strategic skills. Which type of candidate would be best for this role?