March 20, 2017

Too often we will bring on a new hire that looked like a dream on paper but was actually a nightmare in disguise. I have more stories than I can count about hiring what seemed to be a mature, hardworking, level headed individual but in reality they had boiled bunnies in pots all over town! Why did I not find this out through an employment reference check? Because it is against the law for a previous employer to offer any information on a reference check other than the dates the person was employed by them and their salary.  Therefore, it is imperative to have an accurate BS meter when interviewing people.  Dig in, ask for examples if something doesn't sit right with you.

For my company I now require an applicant to go through several rounds of interviews. I even have people not connected with the role we are filling talk with the applicant to get a feel for the person.  Still, people have slipped through the cracks.

One lady we hired, we'll call her Agnes, to support a top exec...

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