RE: Monkey Business

Subject: RE: Monkey Business
From: Writers Book Mall <steve -at- writersbookmall -dot- com>
To: Mark the Writer <mdb-career -at- cox -dot- net>, techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
Date: Sun, 12 Aug 2007 11:58:40 -0700 (PDT)

This is why a standard interview approach is to ask
the applicant to explain in detail what exactly they
did to produce the sample they are showing: was it all
their work? a team effort? what challenges did they
overcome? how did they get their information? what was
different in this project from other projects listed
on their resume? and so on.

--- Mark the Writer <mdb-career -at- cox -dot- net> wrote:
> RE : applicant screening
> ***
> I like the idea of "detailed written and oral
> descriptions of past
> positions as they apply to the work order."
> Many times have been hired to put out a fire caused
> by one or
> more that did a lot more than stretch the truth
> about their resume.
> As a result - the twr trade suffers considerably
> time and time again.
> Would be easier to screen out these people if they
> knew they
> had to talk about their past in detail.
> Mark

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