Louise Langheier on Assessing Job Candidate Fit Hiring New Employees

In Chapter 18 of 21 in her 2014 Capture Your Flag interview, social entrepreneur Louise Langheier answers "How Have You Learned to Better Assess Fit When Hiring New Employees?" Langheier shares how her organization continues to recognize the importance of assessing job candidate fit across both job skills and motivation to do the job. She notes this "skills and will" duality helps her company screen for candidates who can contribute to the organization and who the organization can best support.

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