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When trying to figure out if job candidates are a good fit, for hiring managers it’s okay to be boring—a tip that extends to small talk you make during the interview to what kind of questions you ask about their background on the application.

Erin Mulvaney

Erin Mulvaney covers labor and employment issues from the Swamp to Silicon Valley. She's a Texas native based in Washington, D.C. Contact her at emulvaney@alm.com. On Twitter: @erinmulvaney

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