The basic process of interviewing candidates for open positions hasn’t changed very much in the last century, despite radical changes in how people socialize and interact both in and out of the workplace.
Greet each person at the door, asking for their name.
Write this both on a sticky label for them to wear, and onto the cards.
Give each person a card and pen, and allow them to relax until the event begins.
Ask the person to note down their email address and telephone number, for you to pass on to matches.
You will also need a bell or whistle, to sound when a minute has passed.
Place a table by the entrance, with labels and cards.In presenting the research of psychologist John Gottman, Gladwell explains how thin slicing videotaped interaction between two married individuals allows Gottman and those trained by him to predict with 95% accuracy how likely the marriage is to last.Gottman’s research of 3,000 couples started in the 1980s.Brave corporate pioneers include such firms as IBM, Abbott Labs, PNC Financial, Travelodge, Texas Instruments, the Salt River Project, and RBC.The companies use this process for experienced candidates and for college hires.Within a week after the event, study the cards and pass on the contact details of any matches. Her articles regularly appear in "All Women Stalk," "Parenting," "Education Plus" and "Glamour." She has a Bachelor of Arts (Hons.) in early childhood studies and primary education and a Bachelor of Science (Hons.) in animal welfare and behavior, both from the University of Warwick.