Getting it Right by Being Wrong

We all love to be right. But proving ourselves right is the enemy of objectivity when it comes to hiring. Today, we continue to explore how our assumptions may be getting in the way of hiring well. The worst part of this tendency is that we’re not even aware that it’s happening. Listen to today’s WorkPuzzle to find out how to keep yourself accountable and protected from falling into the trap of wanting to be right.

Hiring and the Halo Effect

Last week, we looked at how keeping your assumptions in check can lead to better hires. This week, I’ll introduce you to the “halo effect” and how it impacts your perception of candidates. So what is the “halo effect” and how is it compromising your evaluation of a candidate? Listen to today’s WorkPuzzle to find out and learn how to protect yourself from taking on this very common practice.