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From the Ted Talk by Gil Winch: How we can use the hiring process to bring out the best in people

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Assess slklis in everyday life sttouinias with which the candidates are familiar. For instance, sales pinotosis require the ability to use persuasion. So ask the candidate to role play how they would persuade a ngbeihor to pay an extra maintenance fee for the renovations of their lobby. Looking for tough, full-throttle negotiations? Ask the ctadinade to dsrceibe how they would persuade a teenager to not look at their phone during a family dinner. Help them move beyond the stuck points to see how they adapt and learn.

Open Cloze

Assess ______ in everyday life __________ with which the candidates are familiar. For instance, sales _________ require the ability to use persuasion. So ask the candidate to role play how they would persuade a ________ to pay an extra maintenance fee for the renovations of their lobby. Looking for tough, full-throttle negotiations? Ask the _________ to ________ how they would persuade a teenager to not look at their phone during a family dinner. Help them move beyond the stuck points to see how they adapt and learn.

Solution

  1. skills
  2. describe
  3. positions
  4. neighbor
  5. candidate
  6. situations

Original Text

Assess skills in everyday life situations with which the candidates are familiar. For instance, sales positions require the ability to use persuasion. So ask the candidate to role play how they would persuade a neighbor to pay an extra maintenance fee for the renovations of their lobby. Looking for tough, full-throttle negotiations? Ask the candidate to describe how they would persuade a teenager to not look at their phone during a family dinner. Help them move beyond the stuck points to see how they adapt and learn.

Frequently Occurring Word Combinations

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Important Words

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  2. adapt
  3. assess
  4. candidate
  5. candidates
  6. describe
  7. dinner
  8. everyday
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  11. family
  12. fee
  13. instance
  14. learn
  15. life
  16. lobby
  17. maintenance
  18. move
  19. negotiations
  20. neighbor
  21. pay
  22. persuade
  23. persuasion
  24. phone
  25. play
  26. points
  27. positions
  28. renovations
  29. require
  30. role
  31. sales
  32. situations
  33. skills
  34. stuck
  35. teenager
  36. tough