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The A Method for Hiring™

A simple 4-step method for hiring the right people with a 90% success rate.

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Learn how to save $1.5M by avoiding a single hiring mistake.

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1,300 hours of interviews with hundreds of executives, including 20 billionaires and Fortune 500 CEOs.


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“ No investment is more important than building our teams, and ghSMART helps us do it right. ”

Ken Griffin President & CEO, Citadel Investment Group

“ ghSMART has helped make talent a competitive advantage at Heinz. ”

William Johnson Chairman, President, and CEO, H.J. Heinz Corporation

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Stephen A. Schwarzman Chairman, CEO, and Co-Founder, The Blackstone Group

“ A great read – it really is all about finding, keeping and motivating the team.”

John Malone Chairman, Liberty Media Corporation

“Geoff Smart and Randy Street have done an amazing job distilling the best advice from some of the world’s most successful business leaders.”

Wayne Huizenga Chairman, Huizenga Holdings, Inc., previously Founder & CEO of Waste Management, Blockbuster Video, and AutoNation

“ Better hiring can win you races, and help you win in your career. ”

William Koch Founder and President, The Oxbow Group, and winner of the 1992 America’s Cup sailboat race
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Since our founding in 1995, our mission has always been to use our expertise in business and human behavior to help CEOs, boards and investors build valuable organizations. We have executed over 17,000 assessments with hundreds of organizations in the private, public, and social sectors; across every major industry; and in every major economic region of the world. Because we work with those who share our belief that leadership is the ultimate lever for positive change and value creation, we regularly serve the largest private equity firms, leading investment management firms, Fortune 500 companies, and highly respected non-profits.