Overcoming statistics in your job
Source: Creative job search
Recent articles and Stephen J. Gould’s
book, Full House, point to how much
we “feel” how outcomes result from
unique, special traits of individuals.
These special traits while certainly
present are not the ultimate decider,
randomness and the “funny” laws of
chance are, As Gould points out,
cultural changes are broader and
can branch out in unexpected ways.
Since the hiring process is cultural,
job seekers can influence the random
chance selection with some knowledge
of what will influence the decisions
to bring a candidate in and through
the interview process select and offer
a position. The ’source’ web-site and
2 identify what interviewees
do to screw up.
Executive Job Boards that match
desires and demands
Source: WSJ 7-9-09 D2 S. Needleman
Apparent new trend revealed in 4
executive recruiting sites using online
questionnaires to match executives
wishes and desires with their list of
clients attributes and expectations.
Some have been around for 4 years
but little used. This economy may
be bringing them out.