Here’s a great article from Fast Company on 6 Huge Hiring Mistakes Everyone Makes.
Here they are. Read the article.
1. Admire a past accomplishment too much.
2. Put too much stock in advance degrees.
3. Too much experience.
4. Fall in love with the person.
5. A great talker.
6. Failure to check references.
Full Disclosure: I have done every one of these 6 things… multiple times! Old dog hoping for new tricks.