The new season of Game of Thrones begins Sunday and everybody’s excited about the chance to catch up with Tyrion, Cersei and (maybe?) Jon Snow.
But amid all the epic battles, lusty bedroom antics and bloody betrayals, there’s something else that Game of Thrones offers: an epic lesson on recruiting.
Most of the time when they’re not pillaging or romancing, Game of Thrones characters are trying to enlist others to their cause. And isn’t that the main point of recruiting?
On Game of Thrones, the stakes are high. A top-notch recruiting strategy can help you amass an army of thousands, while lousy recruiting can leave you with hires who literally can’t keep their heads together.
Here are four recruiting lessons we can learn from Game of Thrones: