Tossing isn’t something we would usually discuss in one of our blogs, but as it’s Shrove Tuesday we feel it’s a completely acceptable subject!
Maxine, Matt and Tracy from Wote Street People along with our marketing consultant, Kaia, from Brevity, took part in a pancake contest as part of our 25th anniversary celebration.
Using the same kitchen appliances and batch of pancake mixture, we all made one pancake and were each scored independently for:
Guess what? Even though we had equal opportunity to exceed, every pancake looked different, tasted different and had a different consistency. By a clear majority, the winners were Matt and Tracy both scoring 16/20.
Lessons from our pancake experience:
Employees – just because two candidate’s CVs look exactly the same, think about asking the right questions to discover which one would work best for you.
Candidates – don’t assume that because you have all the credentials required for a job it’s in the bag! Prepare for the interview process, so you minimise the risk of being pipped at the post by someone that has taken more time and effort to ensure they shine.
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