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Here's How to Tell Whether a Job Applicant Fits Your Business

This CEO says work enjoyment is directly related to work excellence.
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In this video, Entrepreneur Network partner Business Rockstars speaks with Thomas Patterson, the CEO and Founder of Motivate, about some of the best experiences he's had conducting interviews and hiring employees. 

A particularly memorable interview for Patterson consists of a candidate delivering a thorough presentationto prove he learned from the interview process. Patterson shares this display of initiative earned him extra points.

Moreover, when you are hiring, keep a look-out for for what areas your candidates get energy from. The CEO recommends, when hiring, to pose hypothetical questions in which you can test a person's proficiences. If a job requires minute attention to detail, try to pose questions that encourage the candidate to react to in-depth detail work. In this way, you can properly determine if an interviewee will derive enjoyment from their job and perform well in the role.

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Related: This Fabric Company's Eclectic Office Is a Natural Space for Creativity

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