Does the "order" mean the position for which the candidat is appling?

Business English Lesson, Advanced Level

ESL/EFL Test #146 [color=blue]“Hiring the Right Person”, question 1

In order to take on the right candidate, the employer must examine both abilities and personality, although not necessarily in that .

(a) interview
(b) order
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(d) time

Business English Lesson, Advanced Level

ESL/EFL Test #146 [color=blue]“Hiring the Right Person”, answer 1

In order to take on the right candidate, the employer must examine both abilities and personality, although not necessarily in that order.

Correct answer: (b) order
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Does the “order” mean the position for which the candidat is appling?

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No, it means the order (= sequence, precedence) of points (=ability, personality) being considered.