Legendary Texas football coach Spike Dykes once told me that a coach's success is 75 percent the players and 25 percent coaching. He said, "You give me the best players and an average coach and we will beat the best coach with average players every time."
CEOs should take this approach and own recruiting instead of abdicating it solely to HR. One of the five critical CEO responsibilities is to provide the proper resources, and people are the most important. Here are ten rules for building an outstanding recruiting function that attracts the best candidates.