The Capacity-Experience Paradox: Why an Experienced Hire May Not be the Right Choice

looking past the resume

Many an employer has hired the “most experienced candidate” only to be disappointed.  How can that be, that new hires with all the desirable and related experiences would not necessarily then demonstrate the expected capacity for the job?  Founder and managing director of Acceleration Partners, Bob Glazer calls it the “capacity-experience paradox,” an apt title

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