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Also, being early vs being late are totally different things. This isn't even hard to understand.

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Thanks! I didn't realize they were different.
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This hypothetical situation of heavily skilled candidates being compared is getting old. The idea that two candidates will magically be equal and that it comes down to a coin flip is ludicrous.

Let's be honest, most places don't even have an interview process that would be able to differentiate between a highly skilled candidate and a mediocre candidate, ...
So, they ARE magically equal!
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Do you think companies should meet with someone in person before hiring them? Skill sets can be assessed without meeting someone in person after all.
Some skill sets can be, but I wouldn't go as far to say that all skill sets can be evaluated from a distance.

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So, they ARE magically equal!
Yeah, but at the deficiency of the place hiring, not the candidates.

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I can't imagine the lack of skills needed at a place where the deciding factor comes down to one being an hour early.

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It's easier to do once the phone screen process begins. The challenging part is channeling the best candidates to that phase because 200 resumes sometimes really do look exactly the same and you can't call them all up to test them.
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I can't imagine the lack of skills needed at a place where the deciding factor comes down to one being an hour early.

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this so hard
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Or, when the applicants are so good, you can pare them down however you want to.
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If there is a whole series of social faux pas(es?) then that would reflect bad. I want someone who is socialized. Interview are high-stress situations so sweating small things doesn't make sense.
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Candidates are never completely equal but I have been in situations where deciding is very tough and the winning factors probably end up rather trivial.
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Candidates are never completely equal but I have been in situations where deciding is very tough and the winning factors probably end up rather trivial.
Take your magic out of this thread plz
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