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Internet Videos and Articles


**Topgrading Method for hiring A Players at your Start-up Founders&Tips, 2015 (Article in Spanish)

**Retaining Your High Performers Risk&Business, 2015

**How Topgrading Helped One Commercial Insurer Hire Nearly All ‘A’-Level Managers Carrier Management, 2013

**Weeding Out Bad Employees video interview with Brad Smart

**Hone Your Interviewing Techniques video interview with Brad Smart

What’s Still Job No. 1 for HR? Human Resource Executive Online

Interviewing to Get the Right People Business Week

Topgrading for Sales Inc. Magazine YouTube (2 minutes)

Must-Reads for B-Schoolers Eyeing Careers on Wall Street The Wall Street Journal Online

The Costs of CEO Failure Chief Executive

Find Your Hire Power Small Business Review

Published Articles


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Tough CEOs Often Most Successful, A Study Finds The Wall Street Journal Online

Looking to Hire the Very Best? Fortune Magazine

How to Make the Right Hires CNBC

Ten Ways to Hire Top Performers

Forced Ranking Still Championed by Some Wall Street Journal

Corporate Therapy (Featuring Dr. Brad Smart) Wall Street Journal

Get Your “A” Players Here Workforce Management cover story


How to Topgrade Leadership Excellence

High Cost of Mis-Hires Paper360

Topgrading: Power Tool for Boosting Recruitment Sales

How to Hire High Performing Maintenance Personnel DOM Magazine

The Topgrading Approach to Succession Planning SCI

How A Players Make Decisions Switched on Leadership

Radio Interviews


Brad Smart – BizTalk Radio Interview July 31, 2013

Brad Smart – Mark Deo Interview

Brad Smart – Steve Mullen Startup Bizcast Interview

Brad Smart – Steve Lubetkin NAPL Interview