Summary of Why the Best Hire Might Not Have the Perfect Résumé

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Why the Best Hire Might Not Have the Perfect Résumé summary
If you were recruiting a new employee, would you hire the Ivy League “silver spoon” or the job-hopping “scrapper”?

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If you were recruiting a new employee, would you hire the Ivy League graduate with a 4.0 grade point average or the state school graduate who has hopped from job to job to get through college? By championing the “scrapper,” Regina Hartley, a human resources director at UPS, offers a convincing contrarian argument. getAbstract recommends Hartley’s adroit insights to employers and to anyone who has overcome personal adversity in pursuit of success.

In this summary, you will learn

  • How “silver spoon” and “scrapper” job applicants differ
  • Why scrappers are more capable of handling diversity
  • Why you should consider qualified candidates with less-than-perfect résumés
 

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Imagine you are recruiting for an open position at your firm and you have whittled the applications down to two qualified candidates: The first has an Ivy League education and great recommendations. This “
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Regina Hartley, a human resources manager for UPS, champions individuals with less-than-perfect résumés.


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