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THE FUTURE FINDING & RETAINING THE BEST PERSON FOR THE JOB STEYN CITY RECRUITING AND ACQUIRING TALENT CAN BE for upward mobility? Answering no to any of these A TEDIOUS PROCESS. IT CAN ALSO CHANGE questions means that the process for acquiring talent is a long way away from getting to the stage where FROM ONE ORGANISATION TO THE NEXT, one can actually acquire talent. BUT IF THERE IS ONE THING THAT REMAINS DEFINITE AND CONSISTENT, IT’S THAT THE Leadership style FIRST STEP IN ACQUIRING TALENT IS NOT Do HOA leaders, board members and community ACQUIRING TALENT. INDEED, THE FIRST STEP managers know what type of leader they are? What IN ACQUIRING TALENT ACTUALLY STEMS type of leaders do employees think lead the HOA? FROM THE INTERNAL CULTURE, FIT AND Lee Iacocca, CEO of Chrysler Corporation 1980, once LEADERSHIP STYLE. said, “I hire people brighter than me and I get out of Culture everyone, it would be nice to be able to completely get Do you know what your Homeowner Associations’ (HOA) out of your employees’ way, and have the confidence culture is? Why would someone want to work for your that they will be able to get the job done, plus some. HOA? Whether you are aware of it or not, an HOA has a culture and the type of culture differs, depending on the leaders, board members and community manager of an HOA, who all have the power to set the tone for culture. In most cases, a culture cannot be dictated, but it can be communicated as policy and you will be able to spot those who don’t adopt it. Fit Do you have the right people in the right roles, right now? Do you have the tools in place to set the team up for success? Do you have a clear, expressed path PAGE 38 their way.” While this leadership style may not be for Once you have acquired your talent, you need to train and develop that talent, as individuals and as a team. Workforce learning and development are an absolute must. No matter how talented and experienced your staff are, training and development are a very valuable asset for improving your employees’ experience. This, used in conjunction with clearly defined roles and competencies, clearly outlined career pathways, mentoring and performance/evaluation tools, should be the number one ɽɔѼɔѡЁѽ)хЁɕ́ѡЁѡЁЁѕ)́ݕəհɍѡ䰁ݡ