Finding the right executive for the job

Interviewers more concerned about picking wrong person than missing right one

At their core, interviewers are often more concerned about the risk of selecting the wrong person than missing the right person. In the world of executive selection, the ideal is to reverse this order — an interviewer should first assume she is sitting in front of a prize candidate and, if given evidence to support this assumption, then focus on why the candidate might not be a good fit.

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