How to Hire a Champion: Insider Secrets to Find, Select, and Keep Great Employees

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It's a compelling read that will make the transition from managing yourself to managing others that much easier. As you transition into people management, this book will help you anticipate the psychological stumbling blocks you and your team will encounter, and give you scientific strategies for overcoming them.

Overall, the book is a reminder that, in order to lead your team to greatness, you'll have to step outside your comfort zone. Eighty years after its initial publication, this book is still a bestseller. Carnegie's advice focuses on maximizing your interactions with other people --something that will be crucial to your success as a leader and in life generally.

Encourage people to talk about themselves, instead of dominating the conversation. Emphasize the things you both agree on. How to Hire a Champion is about uncovering all of the information that will help you to recognize a champion and go after him or her.

How to hire and select top employees

If you have ever launched a search for a "C" level executive, you know that a senior candidate pool will be full of people with great resumes. Many senior level job descriptions, with their lists of skills and experience muddy the waters and obscure the company's priorities.

How to Hire a Champion: Insider Secrets to Find, Select, and Keep Great Employees

How to Hire a Champion helps an executive or a hiring team define what a company is after and put candidates through truly helpful screening. I smiled all the way through this book.

2. Get out and meet people.

The process presented will get you a long way toward hiring a champion and it may have your hiring team cheering. According to Harris and Brannick, great employees are those who match the culture of the company they work for and whose personal values align with the organization's core purpose The Junior Professional Officer JPO Programme offers another opportunity for entering the UN system, however it is far more competitive than the two options described above.

JPO posts are only offered by certain UN organizations and participants serve primarily in one of the country offices of the participating organizations in the developing countries. JPO positions are sponsored by your respective national government, meaning that you can only apply if your government currently offers a certain JPO position. Certain partner governments sponsor assignments of up to four years.

How to Get a Job at the UN

Salaries correspond with those of entry-level UN professional staff P1 - P2. JPOs must be younger that The last program I would like to mention here is the Young Professionals Programme , a recruitment initiative for young professionals to start a career as an international civil servant with the United Nations Secretariat. The normal procedure requires an entrance examination that is held once a year, as well as professional development programs once successful candidates start their careers with the UN.

The first step is to check if your country is currently one of the participating countries, since this varies annually. The second step is to carefully review the job openings for the exam area you are interested in. Make sure you fulfill the subject-specific requirements. The list of current job openings can be found on the YPP homepage.

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Last but not least, you can apply to the selected job opening through the online portal Inspira. Your application will be screened to determine if you are eligible for the examination in the exam area you applied for. If your application was successful, you will be informed that you have been invited to the examination. Similar to the JPO programme, applicants have to be under Moreover, they must hold at least a first-level university degree relevant to one of the exam areas Administration, Finance, Legal Affairs, Public Information, Social Affairs, Statistics and be fluent in either English or French.

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Requirements are thus a bit less rigorous than for the JPO programme. In conclusion, though rarely communicated in a clear or homogenous way, there are in fact several entry opportunities for young professionals looking to get a UN job. The last two are very specific and top notch programs and are therefore better suited for those who have their heart set on working at the UN.