Business owner Tucker Max (who is famous in frat boy circles) realized earlier in his career that the use of fancy hiring tools cannot actually guarantee high-quality hires. In an article for Entrepreneur, he shares three quick tips to remember instead. First, understand the exact skills the job requires and make sure candidates have them; do not hire based off who gives the air of being most impressive during an interview. Second, ask candidates for specific examples of those needed skills in action during the interview. Third, use the hiring process as a test in itself. For instance, you can ask a candidate additional questions outside of the interview in an email, and how fast the person answers and how the person chooses to answer could be further reflections of that person’s personality. It is mostly clever and only mildly devious.
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