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The interview process is broken

The interview process is broken

Rigorous research across nearly a century suggests that if you try to rank the performance of a hundred candidates based on interviews, you'll be lucky if you get eight of them in the right spot. Job interviews are stuck in the past.

The failings of job interviews hurt all of us. Whether we're the ones asking the questions, or answering them. We have to explore how we can improve them. Not just to help interviewers make better hiring decisions, but to give job candidates a better chance to showcase their strengths.


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