Q&A: Why you should consider the imperfect candidate
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Every hiring manager wants to find the absolute best candidate they can for an open position at their company, but is that the best approach?

Lora Patterson, Senior People Ops Advisor at TriNet Zenefits, says the answer is actually no. If you want to find the best new hires for your company, you should strongly consider imperfect candidates.

What does that mean? And why on earth would anyone do that? Listen to this episode to find out.

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On this episode, you’ll hear:

  • [00:54] The perfect candidate doesn’t exist
  • [01:34] Men vs. women, diversify your pool
  • [03:34] Develop and coach their employees
  • [04:42] Start small
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