Hiring blind

Pape, William R.
November 1997
Inc.;1997 Inc. Technology 4, Vol. 19 Issue 17, p31
Relates the author's experience serving on an executive search committee at VeriFone Inc. Challenges faced by the committee; How they communicated without seeing one another; What they learned.


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