True blue, pedigree, high potential, are some words used to describe the best in class.If you follow Cricket this example will somewhat suffice. Sachin was a genius player, Saurav was an above average player, but Sachin was a below average captain while Saurav was certainly the much better captain.
Asking “personal interview questions” is different from asking “personal questions” in an interview. This is one issue which is close to being gender neutral. Men too, get asked personal questions as do most women inevitably!
Gangs of Management or Band of Brothers , great minds think alike or fools seldom differ? What is the right mix you should have at the top management level in your organization? Being skewed at any one style-set could fluctuate the fortunes of the company. Think of the recent Tata /Cyrus expose and you will know this is more deep rooted than you can imagine.
Even if you searched Google for successful introverts – the top search results had words like insanely, wildly,crazily successful introverts! Take a look at the advertisements around us and you will notice words like “Mean-Machine”, “Killer-shot” , or in sports “that went like a tracer bullet”, or in food “that’s like gunpowder hot” or even birthdays “Have-a-blast” , defining excellence in ability,taste or even celebration.
Wait a minute. Didn’t we define terrorists by those superlatives?
Keep n Reap or Hire n Fire ? In this age of instant gratification and quick results the fate of many organizations gets decided by the processes they have in place and the people behind them. So what happens if the wrong hire answered all the right questions ? What if a right hiring questions got the wrong hire?