A Note on a Standardized Approach to Hiring Decisions

A Note on a Standardized Approach to Hiring Decisions

By
David Dodson
2015|Case No.E603| Length 19 pgs.

The most important job of a manager is to hire great people―yet in the United States, one-third of all outside hires do not meet expectations.  A company’s success rate in hiring new employees can increase significantly by following best practices crafted by experts.  This note takes proven ideas and packages them into a hiring program that teams and companies can implement.

Learning Objective

From interview preparation to reference checking, this note helps managers improve upon their existing practices and overcome common pitfalls in the hiring process. After reading the note, managers will have a detailed and actionable approach to interviewing within their company.

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