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"Thanks alot for this input. I believe that calling comes with much more than just competencies and pays more dividends than headaches. What lies underneath the competencies will influence production more than competency in that its fruits may remain…"
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Calling in recruitment?

I’ve done a lot of recruitment in my time. Competence was usually the most important thing we looked for (if not the only thing). After all we don’t want to hire incompetent staff. But I now wonder if we placed too much emphasis on competence alone. Perhaps we should also recruit based on calling. In 2 Samuel 7, the prophet Nathan initially thought that David was the best choice to build God’s temple. After all who could be more competent? But God made it clear to both Nathan and to David…See More
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Calling in recruitment?

Posted on September 13, 2015 at 18:00 4 Comments

I’ve done a lot of recruitment in my time. Competence was usually the most important thing we looked for (if not the only thing). After all we don’t want to hire incompetent staff. But I now wonder if we placed too much emphasis on competence alone. Perhaps we should also recruit based on calling.



In 2 Samuel 7, the prophet Nathan initially thought that David was the best choice to build God’s temple. After all who could be more competent? But God made it clear to both Nathan and…

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At 0:21 on November 19, 2013, Harin Watson said…
Thanks Rick ..looking forward to learning with others as we navigate together the somewhat conflicted world of faith in org life. I'll let you know if thoughts percolate. Trust you and yours are well.
At 10:22 on November 18, 2013, Rick James said…

Great to have you on board Harin! Fancy submitting any thoughts for the week?

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Rick

 
 
 

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