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How firms can make the most of a near-hire

Thursday, March 02, 2017 @ 7:00 PM | By Warren Smith

I was recently speaking with the managing partner of one of the top boutique firms in the market about a candidate they had interviewed who, in late stages of their interview process, concluded wasn’t quite the right fit for them. He liked the candidate, but the skill set wasn’t quite at the standard the firm needed for the level of hire they were contemplating.

The managing partner wanted to let the candidate know it wasn’t a fit without being too critical, while also providing authentic feedback...