Manager? Recruiter? Stop Hiring For a Motivated Mindset

3 motivation myths that are costing you great candidates.

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So help me understand, why are North Americans obsessed with motivation?

Dear hiring managers, please hire for skills over motivation!

Motivation is fleeting unless it is fueled by your values

Choosing motivation wasn’t an option during evolution. You weren’t “motivated” or “unmotivated” you lived or died. If you value your life, you would hunt for your food. If you valued your children, you brought back enough food for them too.

3 motivation mindset myths that cost you great hires

Here’s an example of a bad hire:

Paul is set-up to fail

If you want to hire the right people, ask better interview questions

When we ask deeper interview questions we make better hires

I write to empower career-minded young people to live a life of prosperity through the pursuit of meaningful work.

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