Objective vs Subjective

When trying to compare tools or approaches to assessments, interviews etc., sometimes the question comes up about the difference and benefits of 'objective' vs 'subjective'. Unfortunately some of the responses and content on this subject are quite misleading, and often the wrong questions are asked.     Definitions   First, let's start with understanding the definition of these terms:   Subjective: Based on or influenced by personal feelings, tastes, or opinions. ‘his views are...

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Wiwdom/Blog | HasBean

HasBean: "Experience? Overrated! We hire for attitude, and then train people." Audience Member: "For every job?" HasBean: "Yes, throw them straight into the deep end. Do the job and learn from their mistakes." Audience Member: "Is that why you moved from your last job hiring doctors?" HasBean: "That press coverage was unfair. He was a very enthusiastic bass player." Audience Member: "Just not a natural at brain surgery!"   SkillsTX - Try...

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Manager: "Great News! For the cost of a weekly coffee, I now know the complete digital skills of my whole team." HasBean: "You already have that, it's in their job descriptions." Manager: "Sure, that shows what we needed when we hired them, but NOT all their skills." HasBean: "What's the use of that?" Manager: "What about when we start resourcing the new Data Analytics project?" HasBean: "Sure, if you say...

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CISO: "This is the internal candidates list for the new Information Security position." HasBean: "Don't think I know her! And how old is he now? Isn't his wife about to have a baby? He supports the same football team I do - we should interview him!" CISO: "Hang On! The skills profile matching shows we have 3 others with much better matched skills and experience."   SkillsTX - Try...

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