Interesting situation and would love some input. I have made many hires in my career but have yet to experience this situation. During the IRCM we had 3 of the interviewers (me included) give a "Hire" recommendation and another give a "no way I would hire" recommendation. The person who said now was the candidates 1st interview of the day and, based on the feedback, the candidate really struggled to clearly answer the questions.
I am curious how some of you would approach this situation? Feedback I've received for next steps include:
- Just say no and re-open the position to try to source new candidates
- Have the candidate re-interview w/ the person who said no. See if it was just a bad experience.
- Have the candidate both re-interview w/ the person who said no and also talk to 1-2 others
For context, this role has been vacant for 2 months and is a managerial role. Some urgency, but urgency does not trump quality in a candidate. To be sure.