Laurie Ruettimann explains Hiring for Fit: The Adaptive Unconscious

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Lots of trendy management advice out there about hiring for “fit” and “culture.”

I hate it. You know this.

I have said it before and I will say it again: There is no reliable or valid study out there that shows a correlation between a company’s performance and hiring for fit and culture. But here’s what we do kn

ow: Big data can show us how hiring for fit and culturetranslates into racism, sexism, ableism and ageism.

Here’s a story…

Read the whole post over at Laurie Ruettimann's The Cynical Girl (an FOT contributor blog). 


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Laurie Ruettimann
Laurie Ruettimann is a former HR leader and an influential speaker, writer and social media expert in the Human Capital Management industry. She is also a career advisor and her work has appeared in many mainstream print publications and major news media outlets. Laurie blogs at The Cynical Girl and you can find her on twitter at @Lruettimann.

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