Why the 'coffee cup test' reveals the bitter truth about recruitment

Why the 'coffee cup test' reveals the bitter truth about recruitment

Earlier this month, Trent Innes, who heads an Australian accounting software firm, told The Venture Podcast that he uses one key interview technique to help him decide whether a candidate would be a good hire or not.

He told the publication: “If you do come in and have an interview, as soon as you come in and you do meet me, I will always take you for a walk down to one of our kitchens and somehow you always end up walking away with a drink. 

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