The mere mention of the word makes you a little uncomfortable, doesn’t it? Let’s use it in a few sentences. “That car’s performance is unpredictable.” “The dog’s behavior is unpredictable.” “The weather today is unpredictable.” There’s nothing feel good about any of these. How about this one? “It’s unpredictable how the new hire will do.” No hiring manger wants to hear this, but what can be done to turn the unpredictable into the predicable?