What Happens When You Find The “Right” Job Candidate Too Fast?

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Mar 11, 2016
This article is part of a series called Classic TLNT.

Editor’s Note: Readers sometimes ask about past TLNT articles, so every Friday we republish a Classic TLNT post.Here’s the scenario:

You have an opening and you do your recruiting thing. You find a candidate, and lo and behold, they are great!

What luck, you think to yourself. The hiring manager is going to thrilled. Boy, my job is easy!

Do I need to even go on?

You set up the interview with the hiring manager. She also thinks the candidate is great. Done deal, you think to yourself. Then “it” happens.

Finding the “right” one too fast is a killer

The hiring manager — she does that thing they do, those hiring manager types — says that statement that we really don’t want to hear:

“Let’s take a look at a couple more before we decide.


This article is part of a series called Classic TLNT.
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