Achievement-Anchored Questions

Measuring Individuals’ Awareness of Their Accomplishments

No issue is more telling in the candidate-selection process than measuring individuals’ assessments of their own achievements. Not all people in the career-change process will suddenly develop newfound insights into their individual accomplishments and ability to affect a future employer’s bottom line. Still, any candidates mounting a realistic job-search campaign in today’s survival-of-the-fittest workplace should realize that corporate executives are taking a harder, more judgmental line on new hires. Therefore, the career introspection that ideally belongs at the onset of all candidates’ job-search campaigns should mandate that all interviewees create ...

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