by Nanci Lamborn BrightMove Recruiting Software
"I'm sorry. I really need to stop you there."
I was right in the middle of an interview, explaining in detail the job description, work environment, and company culture to the candidate. On paper this applicant looked like an ideal match, and after the usual grueling question and answer sessions this one really seemed promising. At her surprising request I halted my discourse with eyebrows raised, as I had never been stopped mid-spiel by a candidate before. Was I speaking too fast? Perhaps she had a question on one of the responsibilities. Wrong! She cleared up my silly misinterpretation rather quickly.
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