Speed dating format
Your mind then analyzes to help you make a decision about your next course of action.
The capture and analysis of all that data takes place in seconds. While Gladwell introduces several examples of thin slicing, one of the most relevant to us in recruiting has to do with analyzing married couples to determine the health of their relationship.
He began with an hour of videotaped interaction and coded each second of video by tagging it with one of 20 enumerated emotions that were present in each of the participants’ facial expressions.
The companies use this process for experienced candidates and for college hires.This is the most relevant example, because accepting a job with an employer is a lot like accepting a spouse in a marriage.Both parties come to the table with expectations, both parties enter into the arrangement voluntarily and can exit at any time, both parties derive benefit from the relationship, and yet both parties remain separate entities continuing to grow/evolve.HR traditionalists are probably wondering how anyone could gather enough information in a short burst of interaction to make a decision as complicated as whom to hire.After all, there are so many parameters to consider.
Individuals looking for a date sit at separated tables and do a five-minute interview with their first potential date.