What was your immediate answer when you read the title of this post? Yes? No way!? There are both proponents and opponents for recruiting with the help of gut feel. Some experts say if you are in tune with your “gut” it can help to secure the right candidates for certain roles, while others say it definitely has no place in recruitment.
Opinions already start forming in the recruiter’s mind during the interview, and as much as this shouldn’t happen, it does naturally. “First impressions count” is all too true in