All Blog Posts Tagged 'Interviews' (27)

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

When Good Interviews Go Bad

Peter Clayton recently posted "The Job Interview..." where he discussed the ubiquitous Candidate Experience. After a few decades of recruiting, I know that the CE is a by-product of both sides of the fence. The Good, the Bad, and the really freakin' Ugly.

Perhaps using humor is a better strategy for teaching the Do's and Don'ts of interviewing. Do any of…

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Added by Steve Levy on June 19, 2014 at 12:30pm — 7 Comments

The best ever follow-up interview question: “How did you come up with the idea?"

I’m working on a blog post on job interviews — from the employer side of the desk. After all, there are thousands of “how-to” articles, blog posts, and advice on “acing the interview” from a candidates viewpoint. But, how about “acing the interview” as employer, while at the same time providing a great…

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Added by Peter Clayton on June 2, 2014 at 6:30am — 2 Comments

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

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

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

Restless Candidate Syndrome

We all know the interviewing process can be arduous. There is a lot of time and effort that candidates must willingly invest during this critical process. Career seekers must be sure they’re in it to ‘win it’ or the time and waiting involved can cause one a whole lot of unneeded…

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Added by Jeanna Zivalich on July 18, 2013 at 3:00pm — 5 Comments

Day in the Life of a Corporate Recruiter

Recruiting is a lot of things. It is a whirlwind, it is exciting, it can be demanding and simultaneously rewarding. You may
feel you have a massive effect on your organization, or you might feel you're a cog in a machine.

 

Let's take a quick look at a day in the life of the…

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Added by Angela Yu on May 14, 2013 at 3:24pm — No Comments

Resume Gaps – How to deal with them on your resume and in interview

My boss, Guy Pickrell, just published an article I thought I would share regarding resume gaps and how to deal with them - Enjoy!

 

It could be a sabbatical, a prolonged illness, a personal family issue or, increasingly common thanks to the downturn, you might have found yourself out of work for a while.  Inevitably, all of the…

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Added by Evelyn Amaro on April 8, 2013 at 11:41am — No Comments

Interviews: How to prep for success

How do you prepare for an interview? Are you a meticulous and thorough researcher or a candidate that improvises on the spot? Recent research from Randstad reveals the secret to successful interview prep, outlining that in such a competitive job…

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Added by Laura Purt on March 8, 2013 at 6:00am — No Comments

Interview Questions: And robotic answers...

          Question:

                    Why should we pick you...    

                              Describe how you overcame a difficult work situation...

                                        How would your friends describe you in…

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Added by Laura Purt on February 25, 2013 at 9:58am — No Comments

Post-Interview Correspondence from Employers: Has Common Courtesy Become Obsolete?

Many Accounting, Finance, IT and Office Support job seekers have surely been ignored after the submission of a job application – especially via Internet job boards.  We’ve discussed the dismal reality of depending on this employment search method and, quite frankly, an employer’s lack of response in such situations is reasonable.  Assuming that someone in the company actually…

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Added by Lauren McGrath on October 19, 2012 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Shut Up…talking too much can hurt you in the job search and at work

If that got your attention, good. I don’t know any other way to say it; I hate it when people talk too much. This is a personal issue of mine, a lack of tolerance, perhaps; but mind-numbing talking can affect one’s job search and performance/acceptance at work. 

Networking events: When you’re at…

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Added by Bob McIntosh on April 4, 2012 at 12:20pm — 4 Comments

Pros and Cons of Video Interviewing Contract Candidates

Technology is changing the way we do almost everything, and it seems that job interviews are no exception. With the advent of Skype and other Internet video tools, video interviewing is supplementing, and in some cases replacing, the traditional in-person job interview process.

But is it right for you and your clients? You may want to consider the following pros and cons before deciding:…

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Added by Debbie Fledderjohann on January 12, 2012 at 3:00pm — 2 Comments

STRESSFUL JOB INTERVIEWS CAN GO TO FAR...OR DO THEY WORK FOR YOU?

Alien Abductions: The Real Deal?

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Added by Valentino Martinez on November 20, 2011 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Don't Neglect Legal Interviewing Techniques for Contract Positions

One of the beauties of contract placements is that they happen FAST. Often interviews are conducted over the phone, and the contractor is at work within in a matter of days rather than the weeks or even months it can take with direct hires.

But don't let the quick nature of contract placements cause you or your clients to overlook legal interviewing techniques.  According to attorney Lisa Yankowitz, one staffing company learned this the hard way, settling a disability…

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Added by Debbie Fledderjohann on October 3, 2011 at 1:56pm — No Comments

Creating Success and Happiness; Putting The Right People, In The Right Roles

Last Thursday, the CEO of one of the most successful businesses in the world announced his resignation. Steve Jobs the co-founder of Apple is signing off to a new era. Jobs has been on sick leave since January of this year and has told the press, “"I have always said if there ever came a day when I could no longer meet my duties and expectations as Apple's CEO, I would be the first to let…

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Added by Emily Eastman on August 30, 2011 at 9:43am — No Comments

5 Recruitment Marketing Articles of the Week 8.20.11 to 8.26.11

Here is our weekly feature in which we share the top articles we enjoyed from the past week about recruitment marketing, social recruiting and anything else in the recruiting space. This week we’ll be talking about Employee Recognition, Interview Questions, Affecting Change, RFP’s and Recruitment SEO.

 

Here are the articles our that interested us this week (in no particular order), enjoy!:

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Added by Chris Brablc on August 26, 2011 at 12:03pm — No Comments

Interview tips for the summer job search

Ok, it’s officially summer and the 4th of July is coming (my favorite holiday if you were wondering...LFOD baby!). The sun is finally out and vacations are starting actually happen. Alas, the summer is also one of the hardest times of the year to network and get a job. All those things we love about the summer make finding a job slow and painstakingly annoying as things get rescheduled and pushed out to make sure the whole team is around. With that, before I go on my vacation....I give you a… Continue

Added by jeffreytmoore on June 30, 2011 at 9:24pm — 1 Comment

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