Can they do the job?
It certainly seems like a simple question, almost a no-brainer, right? Yet I wonder how often this question is deliberately answered.
We’re all familiar with the typical job descriptions – things like, “must have college degree, 8-10 years experience, knowledge of MS Office, etc.” But are these job descriptions driving away the very candidates we’re hoping to attract?
What is it that seems to thwart our effort to attract the brightest and best?