Chief operating officers (COOs) are important assets to every organization. This critical C-level role oversees the day-to-day administrative and operational functions of the business they serve, as well as manages departmental leaders under their areas of purview.
When it comes to hiring the right person for the role of COO, you may need to think beyond your normal hiring processes. To help, the members of Young Entrepreneur Council shared 10 tactical steps all companies should take to ensure they hire the best COO for their team.
1. Write A Clear Job Description
Write a clear job description with measurable outcomes. The first time I hired a COO, I failed to clearly measure what aspects I was looking for, which negatively impacted our culture. Once I got more clear with what aspects within operations I needed…