January 6, 2013

HIRING: Job Applicants’ “Cultural Fit” Can Trump Qualifications. “The phrase ‘cultural fit’ may summon up obnoxious images of old boys clubs and social connections, but it’s a powerful buzzword among human resources professionals. A cooperative, creative atmosphere can make workdays more tolerable and head off problems before they begin.”

Well, that was probably true in the days of old boys’ clubs, too.