Tag: interviewing

Why It’s Important to Turn an Interview Into an Unstructured Conversation

I was having a conversation recently with a client who was asking my advice on interviewing for a key position on her staff, and it made me...

My Advice on Recruiting and Hiring: Do Better, Be Better

“A person who can think differently and truly on his feet will always find it difficult to sit and fit in as an employee in a workplace,...

The Most Powerful Interview Question You Can Ever Ask

If you do a Google search on “interview questions,” you’ll get over 45 million links to all manner of advice on what you...

The 4 Worst Questions You Can Ask in a Job Interview

Hiring staff isn’t just a one-way activity – it’s a contract between two parties. So when interviewing candidates, it’s as much...

It’s About Time: Recruiters Are Screening Candidates With Text Interviews

Here’s a trend I can get behind — Using text messaging for early-stage interviews with job candidates. The Wall Street...

Avoiding Hiring Mistakes? You Need a People-Driven Recruiting & Evaluation Process

For companies looking to bring on talent quickly, it’s easy to say “good enough” and just hire “someone.” Too easy. What’s not...

What a “Shark” Looks For When They’re Hiring People

If there’s one thing I love about the television show Shark Tank, it’s getting insights into how uber-smart and savvy...

Can You Hire Based on a 5 Minute Interview?

What would you ask someone if you had only five (5) minutes to interview them? It’s an intriguing question because it adds an element...

The Boss: What CEOs Really Think About Hiring For Culture.

Company culture has become something of a buzzword in business today, but as a CEO, I truly believe that in my organization, at least, not...

Can’t Tell Me Nothing: Why The Job Interview Needs To Die.

There are moments you realize you just need to shut up and stop talking. Whether it’s a heavy sigh or a not so subtle eye roll, that...

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