Selecting Talent: The Upshot from 85 Years of Research - Bob Sutton

Great article by Bob Sutton on hiring.

Most remarkable to me is how unpredictable on-the-job performance can be, using:

  • unstructured interviews (most common in my experience),
  • reference checks (!), and
  • job experience (!!)
Sunday, March 28, 2010

Attracting Talent, via Eric Lippert

Interesting summary of feedback by Eric Lippert, who was asking about factors that make a job description attractive (or not) to potential employees.

Monday, March 8, 2010