Determining Work “Fit”—Is It A God Complex?

Dawn Burke Dawn Burke, Recruiting, Talent Strategy 3 Comments

Glory BE! The concept of “fit” is an awesome thing. The word “fit” can be used in so many ways: (Adjective) Of a suitable quality, standard, or type to meet the required purpose. Example: That new drug is fit for FDA standards. (Verb) Be of the right shape and size for. Example: That dress still fits me! (Noun) The particular …

VIDEO: No Scrubs with Douglas Dean – The Awesome Responsibility of Determining Candidate Fit

Dawn Burke Candidate Pool, Dawn Burke, Good HR, HR, HR (& Life!) Advice, Selection, Video

In the video above, Dawn Burke follows up with Chief HR Officer at Children’s of Alabama, Douglas Dean, and together they pick apart the the topic of her latest post here, which talks about the “God Complex” some of us in the HR and Talent space can develop when it comes to determining candidate fit in a specific role. Check out the video above to …

Like Water for Culture…

Paul Hebert Culture, Paul Hebert

Think this through… You’re hunting down the perfect hire.  You’ve outlined the specs for the job.  You’ve combed through all the job boards and check the passive (aggressive) candidates on LinkedIn.  You’ve identified two strong candidates and you bring them in for the interview.  They both do well. You stack up their resumes and they both look pretty similar on paper. …