All Blog Posts Tagged 'Interview' (93)

What Does Your Interview Outfit Say About Your Work Ethic?

It doesn’t matter if you are conducting or participating in an interview. It doesn’t matter what position you’re interviewing for. However, whether you are the candidate or the interviewer what you wear can potentially make or break the interview. The outfit you bring to the table while speaking to your (potential) future employer not only makes a statement about your…

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Added by Julie Salerno on August 14, 2014 at 10:30am — 3 Comments

Had An Amazing Interview? Don't Ruin Your Chances By Making These Mistakes

 
One of my best friends is in the interviewing process with several hospitals seeking a new nursing position. While…
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Added by Emily Davis on August 12, 2014 at 11:30am — No Comments

5 Tips for a Successful Interview

Getting a job in today’s market can be very difficult. As a recruiter people are always coming up to me and telling me their horror stories of how they are out of work, can’t get an interview or aren't being made offers. I sympathize with them because I know how hard it can be. If I post a position I am being flooded with resumes.…

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Added by Chadd Balbi on June 12, 2014 at 9:30am — No Comments

Online Job Interviews (Infographic)

Video interviewing is on the rise, enhancing the face-to-face interview experience….online. It is convenient for candidates, but it has really made an impact for hiring managers and recruiters. They can account for cultural fit within the company without even being in the same zip code. Nonverbal communication is still transmitted through video interviewing; so hiring managers and recruiters don’t lose…

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Added by Raj Sheth on May 29, 2014 at 9:30am — No Comments

10 Interview Questions That Sound Weird but have Great Value

You may have all the right degrees that can get you through a job interview, if the interviewer decides to stay to the questions that relate job and how well you think you can perform it. But it has been noticed that employers like Apple, Yahoo! and more try to judge a person through some weird and tricky questions.…

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Added by Akansha Arora on May 15, 2014 at 1:30am — 6 Comments

The Culture Interview 101

You’ve heard it enough times, “Hire for cultural fit, train for skills.” It makes sense, it creates cohesive workforces and reduces retention rates –but how exactly do companies assess a cultural fit? Companies like Zappos that are known for their focus on…

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Added by Sean Pomeroy on April 19, 2014 at 12:30pm — 1 Comment

Have You Ever Been Disregarded By A Recruiter?

Every candidate who's ever worked with an Agency or Corporate Recruiter will tell you that Recruiters are very busy people. There's no doubt about it.

There are daily demands and urgent deadlines to meet. Client presentations to be made and positions to fill. Candidates to contact and…

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Added by Jeanna Zivalich on April 16, 2014 at 6:30pm — 8 Comments

Humanization is Recruiting Bacon

Humanization has become the bacon of the HR and recruiting world. By that, I mean that it is loved by everyone but no one wants to see it made. Experts call for HR Pros to humanize everything from employer …
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Added by Julie Salerno on February 19, 2014 at 8:00am — 1 Comment

Landing a job in Europe for (Indian) foreigners in Europe

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my network of Indian contacts in ICT is “considerably” large and therefore the head-hunting branch of my company receives dozens of CV’s from India each week. I often get asked by applicants how to land a job in Germany/France/Holland etc … So I’d like to shed some light here.

Germany is currently…

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Added by Valbonne Consulting on January 4, 2014 at 7:30am — No Comments

How to Prepare for Oracle DBA Developer Interview?

In a world, which is moving forward at the speed of light, technology and information is playing an important role with every passing day. Almost all companies look for different technical professionals to help in several operations. Different engineers or people with similar qualifications are recruited as Oracle DBA developers by the company. They play important roles in helping the organization move forward.

  • A Few Basic Questions that You Might Face

Some…

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Added by Daniel Smith on December 19, 2013 at 11:52pm — No Comments

The Interview Process -It Could Be Worse!

The interview process can be rough, nerve-racking and even scary. As sweat starts to make that freshly pressed button down stick to your back, you start to second-guess yourself, and you can never be too sure what you’re walking into. For most of us, this is the nature of the interview, and there are some companies that fully embrace the fear inducing aspects…

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Added by Raj Sheth on October 30, 2013 at 10:00am — 1 Comment

The Importance of Video in Recruiting

Check out iCIMS' latest blog post from iCIMS blogger Eileen Kern.

iCIMS has rolled out Video Cover Letter as part of our own hiring process, and as an organization we couldn’t be more excited about the results we’re seeing. Our very own technical recruiter, Nicole Tucker, gave a quick snapshot of…

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Added by Elise Jennings on October 2, 2013 at 11:00am — No Comments

How To Be a Successful Job Candidate

Rich Peterson's Lessons from the Political Campaign Trail

Think your job search is challenging? How would you like to go on 100 interviews a month as other candidates try to discredit you and the media stands ready to report (and continually replay) any mistake or failing to a laughing public?

Next to running for office, a job search is a…

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Added by Richard Peterson on September 14, 2013 at 5:00pm — No Comments

Behavioral Interviews Asked of Candidates

Rich Peterson asserts behavioral based interview questions are the most popular and overused among recruiters.

The purpose of behavioral questions is to identify how a potential new employee would act in future situations. Behavioral questions are always open ended, leaving the interviewee to fill in the blanks. To answer these…

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Added by Richard Peterson on September 14, 2013 at 5:00pm — No Comments

Seven Great Questions to Ask at a Job Interview

Rich Peterson feels, "It's Now Your Turn."



After they hold you to the fire, here are 7 questions to ask them. Some of them about the company and some about you.



Do some research if you are going for an interview. Read the job description and requirements carefully. Browse the web site to see how the organization presents itself. Search…

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Added by Richard Peterson on September 14, 2013 at 4:30pm — 1 Comment

Most Popular Behavioral Interview Questions

 Rich Peterson believes behavioral based interview questions are the most popular and overused among recruiters.

The purpose of behavioral questions is to identify how a potential new employee would act in future situations. Behavioral questions are always open ended, leaving the interviewee to fill in the blanks. To answer these questions:

1.) Identify an experience

2.) Describe the situation

3.) Describe the task presented

4.) The…

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Added by Richard Peterson on September 14, 2013 at 4:30pm — 2 Comments

Behavioral Interview Questions

Searching for a Job and getting nailed on Behavioral Based Interview Questions?

Rich Peterson maintains It happens every day.

Behavioral based interviewing is interviewing based on discovering how you performed in specific employment-related situations. How you behaved in the past will predict how you will behave in the future. Basically, past performance predicts future…

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Added by Richard Peterson on September 14, 2013 at 4:00pm — No Comments

The Toughest Interview Question to Answer

Rich Peterson says there is nothing worse than being in an interview and the being asked a question to which you don't know the answer.



Avoid the dreaded debacle and go into the interview prepared. Familiarize yourself with a few common difficult questions and arm yourself with answers prepared ahead of time.



Check out these tough interview questions and some…

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Added by Richard Peterson on September 14, 2013 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Meaningless Interview Questions

Rich Peterson shared that all those meaningless interview questions actually have a purpose. That’s why everyone uses them. The interviewer is testing your ability to interact with others. By putting you on the spot, your answer gives the interviewer an idea of how you present yourself in a social and professional setting and a glimpse of what you think the most important facts about yourself…

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Added by Richard Peterson on September 14, 2013 at 3:30pm — No Comments

Metrics, Tools and the Screening Process

I have loved the term, “Work smarter, not harder” for a long time now. Not that I don’t appreciate hard work, but what I appreciate more is creating consistent and efficient processes that make life and work easier. I love when a task can be completed in less time and with fewer steps. That’s…

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Added by Raj Sheth on September 10, 2013 at 12:04pm — No Comments

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