This isn't IT-related, but since my org is hiring a new database manager, the hiring process is top-of-mind for me.
I thought that this article makes a compelling case why you should trust objective data over interpersonal skills, especially for jobs that are aren’t focused on interactions with people (like finance or IT).
For business, government, and education, the lesson is clear: People ought to be relying far more on objective information and far less on interviews. They might even want to think about scaling back or cancelling interviews altogether. They’ll save a lot of time—and make better decisions.