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I Didn’t Realize I Was “Thin Slicing” When Hiring Employees

It’s that first impression.

Image by Sue Styles from Pixabay

Regular readers will remember that at one time in my life I was a personnel manager for a 10-store chain in San Diego.

Hiring and firing people always seemed like a coin flip.

If I hire this person, will they do great or will they fail to make it past their 90-day…

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Tom Egelhoff

Tom Egelhoff

Small Business Author, Speaker, Radio Talk Show Host, Entrepreneur, YouTuber, Blogger, Vietnam Vet, Average Cook, A fun guy.

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