The biggest mistake managers make when hiring is not focusing enough on a job candidate’s experience, said Karl Iagnemma, the CEO of Hyundai and Aptiv’s autonomous-vehicle joint venture.
That doesn’t mean you should only hire candidates who have done the exact work you’ll need them to do, Iagnemma said, but it’s important to look for evidence that their skills line up with the role you’re considering them for.
“Finding someone who’s taken on a problem of, let’s say, sufficient complexity or ambiguity, or both, and found a way to get through it and come out the other side and be successful — to me, that’s the one thing I always look for,” he told Business Insider.
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It can be easy to be wowed by a job applicant with a prestigious university on their resume and strong references. But, according to Karl Iagnemma, the CEO of Hyundai and Aptiv’s autonomous-vehicle joint venture, ignoring how a candidate’s experience is related to the job they’re applying for can be a big mistake.
“The biggest mistake is sometimes not looking for that tangible proof point of success, and instead relying on other indicators like, ‘Well, they seem like a great culture …read more
Source:: Businessinsider – Strategy