HR manager: This candidate looks good on paper but demonstrated three giant red flags during the interview process. I don’t believe we should hire her.
Hiring manager: But she has a degree from my alma mater! She used to work at Uber! She knows Steve!
HR Manager: I strongly recommend against offering her the job.
Hiring manager: She’s perfect! Hire her!
Have you been through this? You tried to warn against a bad hire, but HR never makes the final decision. So you cross your fingers and hope for the best. But six weeks later, this manager is back in