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Chapter 20. It's About People, Not Widgets! > Hire the Person, Not the Résumé

Hire the Person, Not the Résumé

What most companies do is bring in a batch of candidates who have been identified as generally qualified by some form of résumé assessment process. Then the conversation continues to be résumé-focused, concentrating on skills and accomplishments. Instead, the conversation should bring out the whole person, especially the way that person works with others. The questions should be along the lines of "How did you work with your team?" "Who was the person you mentored who had the best success?"


  

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