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How To Make Job Interviews Less Horrible

We've all been there. The awkward small talk. The fluorescent lights illuminating the sweat on your brow. The feeling like you're a used-car salesman - but the used car is yourself. Job interviews are the worst. And according to a new book, they're often pretty much useless for selecting the best candidate for a position.

The book is called Noise: A Flaw in Human Judgment. It's by the Nobel Prize-winning psychologist and behavioral economics godfather Daniel Kahneman, as well as Olivier Sibony and Cass Sunstein (who, by the way, recently joined the Biden administration). The authors cite job interviews as an example of human decision-making going off the rails.

"If all you know about two candidates is that one appeared better than the other in the interview, the chances that this candidate is indeed the better one are about 56% to 61%," they write. That's better than using the flip of a coin to make a hiring decision - but barely.

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