A friend recently told me about a candidate who was interviewing for a role in his department. The interview loop (or round of conversations) included four members of his team and himself. After the first interviewer was done and had passed the candidate on to the next person, he told my friend that the candidate was not qualified and wouldn’t work out. Hearing this, my friend pulled the candidate aside, had a brief chat to confirm what he had heard, and told the candidate he was cutting the loop short because it wasn’t going to be a good fit….

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