Summary of Smart Hiring at the Next Level

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Smart Hiring at the Next Level book summary
Avoid common hiring mistakes and sign up employees who will help your business succeed.


7 Overall

10 Applicability

3 Innovation

7 Style


Although author Robert W. Wendover does not break any new ground, his book is relevant for anyone involved in hiring. While he tailors his material to those who do not have a lot of experience in this area, even veteran managers will find commonsense suggestions and valuable nuggets of information. Nothing can guarantee foolproof hiring practices, but by pointing out common pitfalls and outright blunders this book enables you to streamline the process. The appendix of sample interview questions is particularly helpful for managers who want to extract more vital information from face-to-face interactions with job candidates. getAbstract recommends this book as a hiring primer for new managers and a useful reference for experienced ones.

In this summary, you will learn

  • How to choose the right person for the job;
  • What legal issues to consider during hiring; and
  • How to avoid hiring errors.


The New Hiring Challenge
The business environment has changed so dramatically over the past decade that traditional hiring methods no longer apply. The classified section of the newspaper used to be the main source of potential employees. But with the Internet, newspaper readership is ...
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About the Author

Robert W. Wendover, managing director of the Center for Generational Studies in Aurora, Colorado, is the author of six books. He’s been writing about hiring and management topics for more than 20 years.

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