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"Third, consider some of the ways that recommendations, resumes, portfolios,
and the like can, well, fib. Maybe their best friend wrote that
recommendation. Maybe that resume is padded. Maybe they didn't do all the
work on the star of their portfolio that won an award. At least with
reported G.P.A. and S.A.T. scores, an HR 'droid can be reasonably assured
that the data is accurate."
Excuse me? A high G.P.A and S.A.T. score indicate that people don't "fib"
or pad their portfolios? Only people with low or middle-level .G.P.A.'s
and S.A.T. scores do? An HR person could get into big trouble for insinuating
that he/she can't be sure a portfolio or recommendation is "accurate" because
the applicant's stats are below what is considered "high."
Jan Dee Summers
jans -at- apsmsmail -dot- pcmail -dot- prc -dot- com