Comparing the typical job interview process as a "stressful interrogation," psychologist and entrepreneur Gil Winch shares ways to revamp traditional hiring practices to help unlock an applicant's potential more organically. His 'How we can use the hiring process to bring out the best in people' talk is part of a new TED series titled 'The Way We Work' -- spotlighting leadership and career advice from some of the world's most respected CEOs and innovators.
This talk by Gil Winch suggests that "we can rethink hiring, training and onboarding to allow people to show their true potential" by going beyond traditional interrogation scenarios to put applicants at ease. Once insecurity and anxiety are removed from the equation, applicants true colors can shine in a comfortable setting.
Winch suggests that we often overlook applicants based purely on a traditional interview and its outcome, sharing ways to embrace news ways of hiring -- especially relevant for organizations seeking to unlock the potential of more introverted applicants.