[HOT TOPIC] Why you should hire a scarred worker

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Empathy is the core strategy Citrix CEO Mark Templeton uses when he recruits. We reported on his intriguing tactics, which consider the following factors:
  1. Wisdom developed from past mistakes
  2. Curiosity
  3. Strong opinions
His points resonated with readers, who appreciated his honesty and his empathy for new recruits.
Can I come work for you? That's the kind of leader I'm looking for. Unfortunately, out in corporate America, especially in the F500, its hard to find. – Grubs

I had one leader with this philosophy and it was my best working experience. He retired and the new person was the total opposite. Needless to say it was a hard adjustment. It would be a great benefit to companies to follow this practice. – Susan

Do you believe empathy is important to be effective in the hiring process?

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