Should applying for a job be hard or easy?
Okay, so if you’re anything like me at all, your first thought is that it should be easy. We should keep the process as simple as possible for people to try to get into our organization. Keep that pipeline open and flowing!
So we’ll set the bar as low as we possibly can…
Are you starting to see my point? Maybe setting the bar low to let everyone in isn’t such a good idea. But going the opposite way isn’t that smart, either. Setting the bar very high would preclude people like me from ever finding a job. :-)
One thing that I’m pretty certain about is that we should make it hard enough to repel those who are applying to anything and everything under the sun (whether the job or the culture is a fit for them or not). Continue reading