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According to a new study, hiring managers don’t always pick the most qualified applicants. Instead, they hire people they like and want to spend time with.
In other words, they hire potential drinking buddies.
Researchers found that interviewers often value feelings of comfort, validation and excitement over finding smarter, more accomplished candidates.