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Why Simon Sinek is an idiot

I truly hate modern leadership trends and influences. Simon Sinek is an author and inspirational speaker. I recently saw a post on LinkedIn (truly useless form of social media):

You don’t hire for skills, you hire for attitude. You can always teach skills.

Simon Sinek

Ever try to hire a Microsoft Certified Developer with Advanced certification? I’ll wait for your response. Hire for SKILL! Who cares about attitude????

In the end, I don’t care what your attitude is. If you can do the job, I’ll hire you. If you fail, I will fire you. What the heck has become of American business? I have no idea what he is talking about. TRULY!

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