How to Hire A-Players


Finding the Top People for Your Team- Even If You Don’t Have a Recruiting Department


240 Pages, Hardcover
Where do you go to find fantastic people for your company? You know you need them, you want to hire them, but you seem to end up with the same lackluster talent. Is there any hope?

How to Hire A-Players is a road map for finding the A-player talent you need to build the business you want. No matter the state of the economy, it is never easy to find A-players. You have to know where to look and how to attract phenomenal performers to your business.

How to Hire A-Players explains how to find the “rock star” employees who can take your company to the next level. Maybe you have an HR department–or maybe you are the HR department! Either way, this book explains how to develop a team of which you are truly proud, by:

– Refusing just to “fill positions”
-Creating an A-player mind-set throughout your organization
-Developing a “farm team” of A-player talent
-Becoming the hunter vs. the hunted at industry conferences and events
-Finding pools of A-player talent your competitors are missing
-Ending attempts to turn C-players into A-players
-Knowing how to turn B-players into A-players
-Becoming an Influencer who attracts A-player talent
-Creating an employee referral program that actually works
-Conducting great on-campus recruiting even if you are a small company
-Transforming your web site into an effective recruiting tool
-Leveraging LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, and other social media networks to tap directly into A-player talent
-Avoiding landmines when hiring an outside recruiter

Whether you’re a small business owner looking for a one-stop playbook or an HR professional seeking the latest ideas and resources, How to Hire A-Players gives you the tools to create a team that generates better results. Implement the ideas in this book and join elite executives who build organizations which will make them money for years to come.


ERIC HERRENKOHL, President of Herrenkohl Consulting, is passionate about helping executives create the businesses they want by building the organizations they need. Eric is an expert author for and has been featured by Fox News, the Philadelphia Inquirer,, and His monthly e-letter Performance Principles brings strategies for building businesses to readers around the globe.


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