If a percent of a desired process is unachievable given a solution, then by using “slightly less” or “slightly more” of the same method, the process may be considerably improved.


When dealing with large number of applicants for a role, perform a partial interview on the phone before an onsite interview to screen applicants.

When dealing with large numbers of applicants, hold a timed first come first interviewed open house with the hiring manager present for all applicants.