Does It Work: Group Interview

“I noticed that the dynamic range between what an average person could accomplish and what the best person could accomplish was 50 or 100 to 1.Given that, you’re well advised to go after the cream of the cream … A small team of A+ players can run circles around a giant team of B and C players.”

Steve Jobs (The co-founder of Apple, the founder of NeXT and the former CEO of PIXAR)

Translation: 

“Hire A-players. You simply cannot afford to employ the B and C players who will plague your business with chronic lateness, life issues, missed deadlines and personal problems.”

– Clay Clark

Fun Facts About the American Labor Pool:

It’s Hard to Win When Your Team is Stealing from You.

FACT – “75% of employees steal from the workplace and that most do so repeatedly.”
– CBS News –
https://www.cbsnews.com/news/employee-theft-are-you-blind-to-it/

Fictional Resumes Aren’t Worth Reading.

FACT – “85% of job applicants lie on resumes.” – Inc. Magazine –
https://www.inc.com/jt-odonnell/staggering-85-of-job-applicants-lying-on-resumes-.html 

The Smartphone Is Making Most People Dumb

FACT – “participants whose phones sat on their desk performed nearly 20% worse.” – Nielsen –

https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/glue/201501/is-your-smartphone-making-you-dumb

Most Employees Are Wasting 41% of Their Workday.

In an article published by NY Times Best-Selling Author Ken Blanchard, a large survey of 1,300 private-sector companies conducted by Proudfoot Consulting,found that on average only 59% of work time is productive.

It’s Hard to Focus on Your Job When You Are Wondering What STD You’ve Contracted.

FACT – A study put together by the Centers forDisease Control and Prevention showed that 1 in 4 women and 1 in 6 men were sexually abused before the age of 18. This means there are more than 42 million adult survivors of child sexual abuse in the UnitedStates.

More Employees Quit Than Are Fired.

An article published by the Harvard Business Reviewreported that more employees quit their jobs than were terminated, according to the US Bureau of LaborStatistics 3 month research

18% of People Are Insane.

According to a disturbing article published by Harvard Health Publications in February of 2010, researchers found that in a nationally representative study of Americans ages 15 to 54, 18% of those who were employed said they experienced symptoms of a mental health disorder in the previous month.

25% of Employees Spend Their Days Looking at Adult Content.

FACT – In Newsweek’scover story entitled “iCrazy”, it was revealed that one quarter of employees who use the internet during work visit pornsites. In fact, hits to pornsites are highest during office hours than at any other time of day.

Fatherless Homes Create Problems.

According to research conducted by the U.S. CensusBureau and posted on Fatherhood.org, nearly 24 million children in America (1 out of 3) live in homes where the biological father is absent. According to a study done by the Fulton County TexasDepartment of Corrections, 85% of all youths in prison come from fatherless homes. Thus, kids who come from fatherless homes are nearly 20 times more likely to go to jail than kids who were raised in a home with their biological fathers. According to a study by the United States Department of Justice, 70% of youths in state-operated institutions come from fatherless homes – 9 times the average.

When You Don’t Study You Don’t Get Smarter.

In an article written Lory Hough, the Harvard School of Education found that over 50% of the 18-24 year old Americans surveyed by National Geographic couldn’t find the state of New York on a map. In an article posted by Michael Winter forUSA Today, the College Board now shows that just 40% of the high school seniors met benchmarks for college success

Most Employees Are Not Engaged in Their Work

In an annual Gallup poll survey, the surveyors found that 53% of employees are not engaged. This means they are not cognitively or emotionally connected to their work or workplace

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