Friday, December 18, 2009

The New Paradigm in Higher Education CIO Selection Criteria


My employer is in the process of selecting a new CIO.  The selection process has been long and detailed, even to the point of restarting at one point and resuming again after more than a year.  A recommendation will be made to the president by the end of this year.

What you see here is a white board tucked away to the side of the conference room in which the selection committee and each of the four candidates ate lunch on their interview days.  After a bit of interrogation I discovered that the demented rabbit had been drawn there prior to the first candidate's arrival.  Therefore I must assume that each candidate, having spent a fair bit of time in that conference room, saw the white board and the rabbit.

I wonder if they thought it was some sort of psychological test.  Should I say something?  Should I say nothing?

1 comment:

  1. CIOs should be very observant and have a good memory. Erase the rabbit before the final interviews. Ask the final candidates what was on the white board the last time they were interviewed. Bonus points for those that remember the demented rabbit.

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