There are numerous notions we hold close – in our hearts and minds – about recruiting and hiring employees.
We often learn these things early in our career as a manager, HR professional or recruiter. In the professional equivalent of sitting around the campfire, we hear the scary stories and soak in “advice” from those who have come before us. But a significant portion of what we think is truth might, in fact, be a myth. An urban legend. Something made up to keep us all “in line” – just as this story was designed to scare us and prevent