Why a Process?

If you were to ask 10 of your managers “what’s the best way to interview,” I suspect you would get 10 different answers, each convinced that their way was the best. A look through LinkedIn shows what a vast range of different ideas there are on what should be done, ranging from the quest to make recruitment as cheap as possible to outlandish ideas that defy belief.

Every time you recruit, you have the opportunity to make a decision—either good or bad. You can recruit talented people, average people, or people who are and are likely always to be poor performers. The financial crunch between 2012 and 2014 has shown all of us that most organizations were overstaffed, and reductions in organizational numbers in many cases resulted ...

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