All Blog Posts Tagged 'interview' (339)

Bad Interview Techniques And How To Avoid Them

Some people naturally give better interviews than others, but the interview stage of recruitment is arguably one the most important. Candidates are usually well informed and, if they are any good, they will have done their research. They will have prepared…


Added by Tonisha Parra on August 29, 2016 at 3:13am — No Comments

Bad Interview Techniques And How To Avoid Them

Some people naturally give better interviews than others, but the interview stage of recruitment is arguably one the most important. Candidates are usually well informed and, if they are any good, they will have done their research. They will have prepared…


Added by Tonisha Parra on August 29, 2016 at 3:00am — No Comments

Ace that interview!

Interviews are a nerve racking experience but try not to let them be. This is your opportunity to shine and show your potential employer what you can do. These tips will help you succeed:

  1. Prepare. Ask questions about format so you know what to expect.
  2. Look smart, 1st impressions count.
  3. Smile, be polite and greet everyone you meet in a way you want to be remembered. 
  4. Do your research. 
  5. Interview prompts give you time to think.
  6. Answer…

Added by Fairman Consulting on July 26, 2016 at 4:49am — No Comments

Hiring @Hotjar—How constant optimizations result in a genius hiring process

Back in 2014, David Darmanin was frustrated with a lack of an all-in-one, affordable CRO (conversion rate optimization) solution. So he brought a team together to build that dream tool. The result is Hotjar. By now, Hotjar has gained worldwide traction…


Added by Hagi Trinh on June 29, 2016 at 12:00pm — No Comments

How To Avoid Gender Bias In The Hiring Process With Technology

Make a game about time travel and talking lizards, nobody objects. Make a game about the gender gap, “This is unrealistic!” — Mauro Vanetti

The amount of hate Mauro Vanetti received for his…


Added by Hagi Trinh on June 3, 2016 at 6:30am — No Comments

Any Advice For My Upcoming Marketing Internship Interview?

I think the number one thing you need to do is have confidence in yourself. Do your research, believe in what you know and go in there and kill the interview. Good luck!

Added by Quintin Ford on May 21, 2016 at 2:26am — No Comments

Avoiding a toxic worker provides more benefit than finding and retaining a superstar

You want to hire the best people. Always.

But the next time you try to project a “superstar” in your job description, think again.

In a Harvard Business School publication called “Toxic Workers,” Michael Housman and Dylan Minor…


Added by Hagi Trinh on April 19, 2016 at 5:30am — No Comments

Stumped by a Job Interview Question? Here’s What to Do.

You can prepare for an interview day and night and still get stumped by a question during the interview process.  That’s okay, you are not alone it happens to many prepare and qualified individuals. There are some questions that you just are not prepared for and they seem to come out…

Added by Pharice Brown on April 8, 2016 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Too Many People Suck At Interviewing

Interviewing is a lot harder than it looks. Think about the context. I'm going to put you in a room with a stranger. All you know about them is from what they put on this poorly phrased piece of weighted, tan paper. In 30 minutes when someone returns to save you, you're not only supposed to get to know them but also figure out if they're going to be successful. 

Right. That'll…


Added by Katrina Kibben on April 4, 2016 at 12:02pm — No Comments

Tips on How to Answer the Top 10 Job Interview Questions

1. Can you tell me about yourself?


This can be one of the most terrifying questions of all time, not to mention the most challenging to answer as well. As a candidate for a specific position, when this question is asked you are quick to wonder what the interviewer wants to know. What could be…


Added by Pharice Brown on March 30, 2016 at 9:30am — No Comments


You don’t have to use Jedi mind tricks to be successful in an interview. Yes, even you can harness the power of your midi-chlorians and use that power for good. Here’s some sound advice from our favorite Star Wars heroes to help guide and inspire you during…

Added by Recruiter Raya on December 16, 2015 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Dressing the Part: What Your Interview Outfit is Missing

Your interview is the time to show your prospective employer your very best. When first being considered for a job, your interview is very likely where you first meet and make a first impression. A failure to put your best foot forward can affect your ability to succeed as a candidate. While a potential employer is concerned with more than just your appearance, your outfit is going to have the first word.…


Added by Brooke Chaplan on November 6, 2015 at 11:42am — No Comments

Done with Job Interview? Now, Learn How to Follow Up?

The waiting game begins

After a job interview, the toughest thing is to weather the waiting period, which may take months or sometimes, even more. Time goes by and you may not hear a single word from the interviewer who seemed very…


Added by Ben Karter on September 15, 2015 at 6:10am — No Comments

Are you prepared for Job Interview? What about your body language?

Besides the common notion that your body language affects the way others see you, there is more to it. In one of the popular TED talks of October 2012, Amy Cuddy talks about how body language affects the way…


Added by Ben Karter on August 31, 2015 at 9:00am — No Comments

Interview Tips to Secure a Higher Role

At some point in your career, it’s likely you’ve considered applying for a role a step up from what you’ve been doing.  After submitting your resume and cover letter, you’ve been able to secure an interview. Success, the recruiting gods have smiled upon you! Not so fast; if you’re looking to compete…


Added by Catherine Hess on August 27, 2015 at 5:20pm — No Comments

How to prepare for a job interview: everything starts from first impression

Create a good first impression over the phone

Rule no. 1: Find a quiet place to talk to recruiter, fully charge your mobile before the interview, and turn call waiting off.  The person on the other line will be able to hear you clearly, and you will be able to hear them.  It sounds simple, but wind can be a factor if you take the call outside!

Rule no.2:  Be friendly! …


Added by Stacy Carpenter on August 16, 2015 at 2:18pm — No Comments



Curveball interview questions can either be incredibly beneficial or extremely misleading in relaying a candidate’s fit for a position. The success or failure primarily lies in the type of curveball question the hiring manager is asking.

There are generally two types of curveball interview questions: personality-based and brain teasers. Let’s take a closer look at why one type is effective and the other is not.




Added by Recruiter Raya on July 29, 2015 at 12:40pm — 4 Comments

3 Qualities to Convey When Interviewing For A Creative Role

Jobs in creative fields require a unique skill set. Hiring managers look for specific tools and qualities when filling these positions. While education and experience are important factors, there are a few key characteristics that employers value most highly. Here are three characteristics you should project when interviewing for a creative position.


Hiring managers look for originality in creative employees. They want…


Added by Recruiter Raya on June 26, 2015 at 2:30pm — No Comments

How to Deal with Resentment on Performance Appraisal

Admittedly, immediate supervisors and the Human Resources department have it tough during performance appraisals. There are bound to be employees who feel embittered and discriminated at not being promoted, not being…

Added by Avika Shah on June 3, 2015 at 1:13pm — 1 Comment


Using video as a recruiting tool is a relatively new application of webcam technology; however, it is continuing to expand. Many employers are using video chat programs such as Skype and Google Hangouts to conduct video job interviews. Some employers are even…


Added by Recruiter Raya on April 23, 2015 at 1:34pm — No Comments

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