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Cangrade's team of psychologists analyzed the personality, skills, motivation and performance of over 200,000 employees from over 500 companies and developed a breakthrough platform to organize, track and evaluate your candidates, collaborate with co-workers, set-up intelligent hiring criteria and use it all on your computer, smartphone or tablet. We are also proud to power industry leading sales training tools that assess, benchmark, coach, engage, and train sales reps. for some of the most successful organizations in the word.

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By Greg Willard

You have probably heard or read about Malcolm Gladwell’s “10,000 hour rule”. If you practice doing something for 10,000 hours you will become an expert. You could do this in just under 5 years if you put in 8 hours a day 5 days a week (or 5½ hours every day). Why not get started right now?

This all sounds about right. The most successful people in many areas have indeed put in many hours of practice. But is this why they are so successful?

Let’s consider some basic logic:

  • A necessary condition
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By Greg Willard

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By Greg Willard

When candidates are interviewed for jobs or admissions, we can generally assume that they aren’t all equally qualified—there is a distribution. For example, it might be the case that half are above average and half are below average.

Because there is a distribution, we also know (at least intuitively) that there are probabilities involved. Using this example:

  • If you randomly select one candidate to interview, the probability that they are above average is ½
  • With 2 candidates, the probability
  • ...