BILL: Hi Jerry, did I get the job?
JERRY: Sorry, Bill, it's not a fit
BILL: Gee, why, Jer?
JERRY: To tell you the truth, Bill, you're just a bit too blabby for them. I like blabby people myself. Heck, I'm blabby but they're kind of a quiet bunch.
BILL: I understand Jerry. Keep me in mind. Bye.
AL: Hi Jer, am I in?
JERRY: Sorry Al.
AL: Oh wow. What happened?
JERRY: They thought you were kind of a wimp. I like wimps myself but they're not into them.
AL: Couldn't you have just said I was too quiet?
JERRY: Al, "wimp" was a euphemism.…
nt who is chatty may annoy all the other 50 quiet and introverted accountants in the firm. The quiet CEO will get lost by the noise of their overbearing senior leadership team…or the accountant firm happens to be full of extroverts who are sociable and friendly…the CEO is surrounded by equally quiet or respectful people who gel well together. You don’t know unless you ask them – through a personality questionnaire.
It’s about the gut feeling ok with science! Hopefully science backs up people intuitions. But ask someone’s gut to stand up in a court of law and they will be all about the process and scientific method and rigour of the tools used.
et because you are thinking about new job recs that came in while you were gone and trying to think of which candidates will be a fit.
Who wants to be dumped out of the car at sidewalk check in on a cold night.…