As a hiring manager, I once had the amazing experience of finding a perfect candidate. He aced the interview with that perfect balance of insightful and practical answers. He was well-spoken and friendly and came across as a shoe-in for culture fit. Add to that the perfect background; familiar with our product (in fact, he owned it as a customer at one point), relevant industry knowledge, and an excellent rolodex of contacts. I was so excited to find this perfect gem.
Our CEO offers a brief quote in this outstanding article by Jon Shields posted on the Jobscan blog. As someone who has also experienced discrimination and bias in the workplace, Jon really lays out the issues that hits home with me. It is more prevalent with the baby-boomers except for those who were lucky enough to "get out" before their age really started to affect them from being hired. All I can say is "Bravo Jon, with articles like this, individuals who can truly offer a