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Why the best hire might not have the perfect resume | Regina Hartley

Why the best hire might not have the perfect resume | Regina Hartley

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"The Silver Spoon" vs "The Scrapper"

There are two types of candidates that apply to job offers. They are both qualified.

  • "The Silver Spoon" clearly had advantages and was destined for success. For example, Ivy League, 4.0, flawless resume.
  • "The Scrapper" had to fight against all ...

It takes hard work and sacrifice for the "Silver Spoon" to get to success. But they may also feel that certain assignments or work is beneath them and may give up easier.

"The Scrapper" started at a low point. She was destined for failure yet actually succeeded.

Post Traumatic Growth

Many people experienced early hardships such as poverty, abandonment, death of a parent while young, learning disabilities, alcoholism and violence. 

Yet, studies show that even the worst circumstances can result in growth and transformation. In spite of tremendous odds, people can succeed....

Scrappers are moved by the belief that they can only control themself. When things don't turn out well, Scrappers ask what they can do differently to create a better outcome. They don't give up on themselves.

They know humour can get them through the hard t...

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