- the impulse to hire a person who was too good to be true:
-rushing to hire a person because he possesses your missing pieces
-going for the familiar. Same college, social background, whatever.
-hiring a candidate who seen it all, or even,
-hiring a candidate who's smart and capable but just too lacking in emotional intelligence, or EQ,"
(The problem is compounded-as it hasnt been able to attract too many youngsters too in the last decade!)