Steve Boese asks Should you give the assessment if you don’t care about the results?

Steve Boese Uncategorized, Worldwide FOT

Last week America’s second most popular sporting spectacle took place. No, not the beginning of theNBA playoffs, but rather the annual National Football League player draft, an incredible three days of televised talent assessment, evaluation, and selection. The NFL draft, once a largely behind the scenes administrative event, has grown over the years into a multi-day, multi-media extravaganza, with an entite cottage industry of draft ‘experts’ and advisors seemingly making a really good living not actually evaluating players for the actual teams, but rather appearing on TV to inform and share with fans and viewers their opinions of draft-eligible players, offer their speculation on which players will be selected by which teams, and comment more generally on how well or poorly each team’s talent evaluators did in making their player selections.

Read the whole post at Steve Boese’s HR Technology Journal (an FOT contributor blog)