2016 Summer Olympics are here. Yes, the much awaited summer Olympics - Rio 16 is being held in the beautiful city of Brazil, Rio de Janeiro. This year the game has been adorned with number of new sports for summer Olympics like karate and baseball. Interestingly, there is also a team of ten refugee athletes that will play hard to bring worldwide attention to the amplitude of the refugee crisis.

Since multitudes of new things is happening in this Olympics, we decided to give a new twist to the ongoing game by relating it to the recruitment space. We geared up and prepared a list of top-notch players from different sports that would serve as the role models to your new hires.

Novak Djokovic - Hard work pays off

World No.1 and Serbian tennis star needs no introduction. Trained by six-time Grand Slam champion Boris Becker, Novak has won 12 grand slam titles. It is really overwhelming to know that he began playing tennis in the age of four, which set him apart to be the perfect example of - “Hard work pays off”.

Working hard to achieve the given task always results in nifty rewards. Your new hire should understand the importance of completing the task and should always be ready to buckle down to achieve the goal.

Usain Bolt - Efficiency is the goal

The fastest man on the planet and Jamaican star has a sobriquet of “Lightning bolt” for a reason. Bolt is the first man to hold both the 100 metres and 200 metres world records, which is a fantabulous victory. Though, according to this study humans could run as fast as 40 mph, but running at nearly 28 mph is no joke.

Efficiency is the most prodigious variable to gauge the effectiveness of your new hire. Working hard is a significant trait, but it won’t bear fruit if work is not done efficiently. Employees should be able to get the work done in the most expeditious way as possible.

Michael Phelps - Do the best

The most adorned Olympian, Phelps has won 22 Olympic medals spanning over three Olympic Games. But, with the Rio Games expected to be his last victory cheer, he is all set to perform his best in the summer Olympics.

Your new hires must have the zeal to do work in the best manner possible. Even small or a mundane work that is undertaken or attempted should be performed in the best setup and should reflect the excellence of your hires.

Ma Long - Being focused

Ma long, Ranked no. 1, is known for his remarkable skills in table tennis. With his sheer focus he has proved himself as a very hard opponent to beat. Which is quite apparent, as Ma Long has been embellished with record five ITTF (International Table Tennis Federation) World Tour tournaments in a row.

Your hires must have focused attitude towards work, as it is one of the most significant variable in achieving the goal. There are not any sure-fire ways to complete the task without the focus, thus it becomes really crucial to imbibe this quality in your hires.

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