Jeff Baumgarten's Blog – October 2011 Archive (1)

Hiring for Grit vs Pedigree...

Today I had the chance to do one of my favorite things…go to the other end of the hiring specturm and provide a reference for a former employee named Melissa whom I truly admire and believe in.

During the conversation with the hiring manager, who was the president and co-founder of a small company making a significant investment in this applicant, he said something that struck me as worth sharing.

He said that out of the over 100 resumes he had viewed, there were plenty…


Added by Jeff Baumgarten on October 14, 2011 at 8:00am — 4 Comments

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