People make the difference and getting the right talent in place is crucial for any organization. Indeed, in a family office, there is no place to hide. In this session, we focused on both the art and science of effective selection and promotion decision-making. We considered the role, related culture, and family expectations to develop a success profile. Guidelines for behavioral interviewing will be provided, along with common traps to avoid. The value of utilizing an external firm to support assessment, and the tools they draw on, will be considered as well. Finally, we spoke to the importance of effective onboarding in this highly practical and engaging session.