Monday, October 19, 2015

"Bonus essay question: Just in case someone has to take responsibility for all the bad hiring we've done lately... what would you say to the idea of getting promoted to university president?"

Mike Mullen of City Pages has some hiring advice for the University of Minnesota:

Worst of all, in some of these cases, the school paid good money to retain headhunter firms to screen candidates. No need. I'm prepared to offer the same kind of expert executive search consulting work for free.

What follows is a brief questionnaire that will help find the right man for any job. I'm talking about guys who won't upset the apple cart ­— or notice if all the apples are straight, white, and named "Todd."

Some day you'll thank me, you dog, U.

The questionnaire is here.

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