Tag: interviewing

Shouldn’t the team hire a candidate, as opposed to the manager?

I’m sure some organizations already do this, but in terms of me, my friends, my family and people that email me about work stuff,...

Q and A recruitment

How Can Q&A Help Employers and Candidates in Recruiting

Candidate recruitment has undergone enormous changes in the past decade, driven largely by a shift toward Internet-based recruitment...

10 Things Candidates Do to Create a Big First Impression

Whether it takes 7 seconds or 17 minutes to make a first impression, people always seem astonished at what idiosyncrasy causes the gut...

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...

5 Unconscious Biases That Every Recruiter Needs to Recognize

Eliminating unconscious biases in the hiring process makes sense on so many levels. Companies need to look no further than quashing...

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...

If You Want to Hire Rockstars, Look to Interviews to Predict Success

When it comes to interviews, remember two key things: A résumé is nothing more than a sales brochure. Use it to decide who you might want...

The Key to Success? It’s Getting the Hiring Manager to Really Trust Their Recruiters

“Creativity is allowing yourself to make mistakes. Art is knowing which ones to keep.” — Dilbert creator Scott Adams...

Every Recruiter Should Walk a Mile in a Candidate’s Shoes

Every recruiter should walk a mile in a candidate’s shoes. Chances are they have. Chances are even better that at least one of those...

The Adversity Question, or Why You Need to Have a Strong Hiring Philosophy

Recruiters and TA professionals know this for a fact: There’s no magical formula to hiring. If there was, hiring would be easy, but...

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