Summary of Why the Best Hire Might Not Have the Perfect Résumé
If you were recruiting a new employee, would you hire the Ivy League “silver spoon” or the job-hopping “scrapper”?
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, and
- Why you should consider qualified candidates with less-than-perfect résumés.
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