"Asking for the resume was a mistake by the only measure that counts, effectiveness. Personal styles aside, in the story related, Jack ruined his chances with the candidate by putting the cart in front of the horse.
Sometimes that will happen…"
You're 100% right about the when and how comment. I like - no love, the fact that you rightly point out that we're always under the gun time wise as well.
Something no one has pointed out however IMHO is that recruiting is…"
Really? A barren online profile is often a sign of a great candidate IMHO. The whole passive candidate thing often revolves around finding people who have a pretty anemic online presence, or a hidden footprint. Asking for a resume, to…"
"Better you find out about a volatile candidate up front, rather than late in the game. If something innocuous like a request for the actual resume is that upsetting, sounds like you dodged a bullet, and that's a fact - Jack."