le 25 février 2013
Now this is real professionalism!
I want to drop some thankful words about this fantastic book.
I may sound cocky, but basing everything on a résumé (of which I'd like to get rid of, for good, sometimes) and an interview always sounded like an absurdity to me. I'm in hiring management for a few months only. I used to be alumni career counselor before.
This is where the idea of finding a job one deserves and realizing that sometimes, being rejected and successfully re-oriented towards a job that one can and want to do —instead of what one "has" to do, because of the restrictive nature of a degree and the narrow-mindedness of those relying solely on it— while meeting exactly the needs of the job, kicked in.
Since I heard about emphasizing EVP (Employee Value Proposition)/career over a skill set, I never looked back.
Lou is truly an inspiration. One of the Greats of our time.
The more I read (and re-read) his books ("Hire With Your Head", his previous one, is as good as this one), the more I'm certain that at some point, unless wanting to waste time and money (as well as maintaining a status quo harming hiring managers and candidates alike), everyone will have to adopt a Performance-Based Hiring system, no matter the size. From startup to Fortune 100 companies.