Hiring Practices (was: Re: Inventing verbs)

Subject: Hiring Practices (was: Re: Inventing verbs)
From: Bruce Byfield <bbyfield -at- axionet -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 06 Feb 2002 09:18:10 -0800

kcronin -at- daleen -dot- com wrote:

I think people are missing the point when their posts focus on attempting
to persuade each other that their own method is best. The bottom line is
that these varied hiring practices and prejudices - however heinous some
of us may consider them to be - are out there, and are in use.

I'd like to think that the discussion might also encourage list-members who hire to examine how they do the task.
One thing that emerges from recent discussions is that hiring provides all of us (including me) with a tempting opportunity to exalt our personal preferences into principles of selection, justifying them and surrounding them with a false objectivity. This habit is very human, but it can work against us. At times, it can mean that we miss some of the best job candidates.

Bruce Byfield 604.421.7177 bbyfield -at- axionet -dot- com

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