Joe Smith seemingly has the whole package. He has a solid resume, great references, skills that showcase his expertise in his field and plenty of success stories to his credit. On paper, Joe seems like the ultimate “can’t miss” candidate. Joe looks the part and his appearance seems to match his resume.
During the interview, Joe is well-spoken, polite and asks great questions. Relaxed and comfortable throughout, he is both engaging and interesting. Not only does Joe seem like a great candidate, the company believes he is the best person for the job and hires him on the spot.
Then day one arrives. Joe looks good and says the right things but something isn’t quite right. He seems a little different than he did during the interview. He is not quite as sharp or prepared as the company expected he would be and seems easily confused and distracted. Read More