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Is handwriting the key to a job?

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What does your handwriting say about you as a job candidate?

Hiring the wrong person is expensive - so how do you minimise the likelihood of that happening? Some companies are analysing handwriting as a way to sift the wheat from the chaff.

Graphologist and personality assessor Emma Bache, who has a column in the Financial Times, says it is very effective and that she can tell a lot about people from the swirls and curls of their letters.


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