And also as a candidate, I think they care if he could be hired 1000 times than if an interviewer is picky, but if they fell you are picky and then they rejected, they may lost their confidence. So,
Only picky to the person you will hired is the best choise as you did. You need to change your kind attitude to picky just right after you decided you will hire him.
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