Meticulously outlining an arsenal of cutting-edge tools and strategies tied to predicting performance and a “passion for excellence,” David Snyder has developed what may be a paradigm shift in our understanding of the way high-performing individuals can be identified, selected, and professionally coached. Drawing on Snyder’s interviews with a team of performance and hiring experts nationwide, How to Hire a Champion will help all leaders to build: — A better model and process for selecting and retaining high-performing individuals. — Stronger teams and a customer-centered, results-driven culture. — A self-directed “culture of greatness” where top performers and top managers in all departments help and inspire each other.
“David Snyder continues to impress me with his keen insight and ability to synthesize emotional intelligence and how it translates into success. We have long been practitioners of the concepts David categorizes in this must-read book.” —Jean-Pierre Sakey, CEO, Headway Corporate Resources
“David’s whole philosophy of 'Picking The Best and Challenging the Rest’ is backed up by real science, powerful tools, and insightful metrics. He has helped us increase our energy level, development and performance—for the largest fashion industry trade show in the world.” —Chris McCabe, vice president, MAGIC, The Business of Fashion
“This book takes extremely critical and complex issues in hiring and makes them amazingly simple. It is a gift.” —Sid Reynolds, CEO, The Signature Agency
“David Snyder offers insightful and practical advice that will make a tangible difference in hiring and keeping talent.” —Joe Healey, president, Joe Healey Performance, and author, Radical Trust
David Snyder holds a graduate degree in psychology from Harvard, owns his own consulting practice based in Raleigh, North Carolina, and is managing director of executive recruitment for Headway Corporate Resources, a leading innovator in human capital solutions with offices nationwide. Snyder’s clients have also included industry leaders in health care, communications, fashion, education, and manufacturing across the United States. His first book, How to Mind Read Your Customers, was listed first in “Best Books of the Year” by Sales and Marketing Management magazine.