Apples and Oranges: Picking the Best Candidate

You go into the hiring process well prepared - you’ve considered all aspects of the position, laid out a detailed list of job requirements and expectations, and set your standards for applicants appropriately. No facet of the position escapes you. Having established your requirements, you make the posting public - either by directly appealing to candidates through LinkedIn and Indeed, or hiring an experienced recruiting firm - and receive possibly thousands of applications, half of which have no relevance to the position being offered. If you opted to work with a recruiter, that pool is immediately narrowed to the most talented and suitable candidates. In either case, you will eventually be faced with a crucial decision: who, among countless equally qualified and engaging people, is best for the job?

Making the Right Choice

Most roles aren’t catered to one perfect person. Multiple peop...