Chapter Six


Make Intuition Work for You

“O.K., what’s this sixth rule?”

‘Make Intuition Work for You’,” he said.

“Think about the hiring decision-making process. You have interviewed a candidate, and all the responses seem to be right on. But there is something in your gut that bothers you about the candidate. Could be as complicated as a lack of trust in what the candidate said. Or it could be as simple as thinking this person will not be fun to work with. In either case something bothers you about this candidate that you really can’t quite put your finger on.

“Intuition can play an important part in your hiring decision. It’s based on a feeling from some event or situation in the past that triggers a notion about the candidate. This notion ...

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