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Sustaining the EA Discipline — Best Practices in Recruiting and Hiring for the EA Team

Published: 07 April 2014

ID: G00255169

Analyst(s): Chris Wilson


Creating and sustaining an effective EA discipline depends on the quality and expertise of the EA team members. Yet, chief EAs worldwide struggle to deal with recruitment and succession planning. We focus on best practices in recruiting EA team members, internally or externally.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Prepare
    • Define the Role
    • Define the Skills and Talents
    • Define the Competencies
    • Create the Job Description
    • Define the Job Title
  • Advertise the Position
  • Shortlist and Interview the Candidate
    • Aspects to Consider
    • Interview Techniques
  • Score the Candidate
  • Bottom Line

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