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Interview Tips: Will the Real Job Candidate Please Stand Up?

As companies try to diversify their talent and round out their workforce, many find themselves looking for interview tips to help them get more out of the interview process. Even companies that have to fill an immediate opening tomorrow still keep an eye out for the ever-elusive right fit—and they’re hoping the interview gives them … Continue reading Interview Tips: Will the Real Job Candidate Please Stand Up?

What Interview Format Will You Follow When You Bring in Your Top Job Candidates?

By the time you’re ready to interview your top job candidates, you’ve probably dedicated quite a bit of energy to reviewing their skills, and understanding how their qualifications will match up with your job opening. And if you’ve been using your applicant tracking system (ATS) as a hub of information, then it’s likely that you’ve … Continue reading What Interview Format Will You Follow When You Bring in Your Top Job Candidates?

Building an Interview Checklist

Fill in the blank: as a hiring manager or member of HR, you find the interview process to be ____________. The two words we hear most frequently are “fun” and “daunting,” both of which make sense to us. On the fun side of things, it’s exciting to finally get beyond the resume and application material, … Continue reading Building an Interview Checklist

Make a Lasting Brand Impression During the Pre-Interview Phase

One of the main goals during the pre-interview phase is to narrow your list of candidates down to a smaller list of the candidates you absolutely want to interview. Ideally, the questions you ask will help you get the insight you need. But once you arrive at your list, what happens to the candidates who … Continue reading Make a Lasting Brand Impression During the Pre-Interview Phase

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Resume Scoring Systems & How to Use a Candidate Profile to Simplify the Way You Review Resumes

Is the job of screening resumes any easier today than it was in the past? Thanks to software advances that automatically scan keywords, and help you organize candidate applications into different talent pools, things should be more streamlined and efficient. However, many HR leaders and hiring managers still dread this essential phase of the recruiting … Continue reading Resume Scoring Systems & How to Use a Candidate Profile to Simplify the Way You Review Resumes

How to Reject Job Candidates

How you reject job candidates matters. Be strategic and answer in a way that shows you considered them, leaving the door open for future interaction.

Recruiting in the Gig Economy

With the economy on the uptick, many employers find themselves flush with openings, which means job candidates have more options to choose from than in recent years, and a little more control in the hiring process. There’s another wrinkle that’s helping to fuel the selective nature of job candidates: more of them are plunging into … Continue reading Recruiting in the Gig Economy