Tag: interview

10 Candidate Mistakes That Instantly Destroy Their Job Chances

Every hiring manager and HR professional has seen this, and they know it to be true. It’s this: Some job candidates do things that...

3 Interview Questions Guaranteed to Land You the Best Hires

In the early days, I definitely made my share of bad hires: The employee who stole equipment. The salesperson who never made a sale. The...

5 Ways You Can Help Improve Candidate Loyalty

If you are getting thousands of candidates applying for your jobs, you’re probably not concerned about candidate loyalty, so you can...

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...

You’re Missing Out on Great People Looking For the Perfect Candidate

The ideal candidate — sorry, let me rephrase that, the perfect candidate —  is like a unicorn. They are extremely elusive, if not...

Dodging a Bullet: How to Avoid the Candidate From Hell

When it comes to hiring, just about every experienced recruiter and talent manager has a story about the great candidate that turned out to...

Eat This, Not That: Slimming Down Interviews

There’s a health and nutrition book series called Eat This, Not That. It’s designed to provide readers with options to substitute...

The Voice: Resonating Bias?

The whole concept behind the show “The Voice” is pretty simple. Take a bunch of artists and have them sign for four judges...

RecruitingLive With Maureen Sharib

The more I hear people talking about not using the phone, the more I cringe. While I’ll admit, I’m one of those people to ignore my...

What’s In A Name? Hiring Talent or Titles

My wife and I recently closed on purchasing our first house. We had been looking for months, one we loved came onto the market, and we put...

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