To get someone to produce something to your standards, they have to produce something to their standards first. Once they’ve done that, then they’re in a position to see the difference between what they’ve done and what you want them to do.
Looking for a job? Hiring someone? Look for the suit. No, no, not that kind of suit (though that might be helpful with some kinds of jobs). I mean look for what suits. When we craft our resumés, we focus on cataloging all the things we’ve done. We outline (via vague objectives rewritten for every new opportunity) what we [...]