Depending on the hiring manager, recruiter or human resources department - interviewers may not necessarily have as much time to interview as they wish. I've seen interviews that last from thirty minutes to a chain of interviews lasting eight hours. Regardless, interviewers need to make sure to take advantage of the time spent interviewing and more often than not, they ask questions that don't necessarily give a real understanding of the candidate.…Continue
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.
Added by Katrina Kibben on April 4, 2016 at 12:02pm — No Comments
Everyone – I mean every recruiter, manager, interviewer, interviewee, et al – has an opinion about what should happen in a job interview. Opinions aside, I want to explore one thing that should rarely, if ever, happen. Few exceptions withstanding, I’m going to say that you shouldn’t make a…Continue
There's no question that in today's competitive market, interviewing for marketing and creative positions appears as an impossible gauntlet to pass -- many qualified candidates applying for too few positions.
But successfully passing the interview gauntlet for your next marketing and creative position isn't as difficult as you think. Here are some important tips that will make your next interview a successful one!
• Look at your interview not as…Continue
Added by Recruiter Raya on August 5, 2015 at 1:53pm — No Comments
Most resumes suck. And, most job descriptions suck equally or worse. Let's put that stake in the ground. It's a miracle companies ever find candidates for open positions who have any chance of succeeding long-term. Most companies don't know how to articulate what they want and most interviewers…Continue
When it comes to interviewing candidates, regardless of the position, interviewers and interview teams often make critical mistakes. Does that mean there is some magic formula that produces perfect results every time – not in the least. After all, humans are involved, and we are all far from…Continue
Added by Ross Clennett on May 13, 2015 at 5:00am — No Comments
I have recruited for some of the top companies in the third party recruiting industry.
And no matter what company it was, upper management loved their buzzwords – “Forward Thinking”, “Deep Dive”, “Manage Expectations”, “Synergy” – the list goes on and on…
I don’t disagree with all of them that are out there, sometimes you really just can’t find a better phrase to describe your thought process.
However here is one we need to throw away right now:…Continue
The world of contingent, agency recruiting is extremely competitive. The salesperson that visits clients will usually have a nice suit on and promise you the world, but as the saying goes, don’t ask how the sausage is made.
The main thing to understand is that contingent recruiting is a sales game and, as with any sales industry, it is all about earning…Continue
It works for now. But if you ask the candidate, which you probably haven’t, they’d tell you that you suck at…Continue
As a recruiter, HR professional or hiring manager, you’re aware of the use of video interviewing for your hiring and recruitment needs, but you may be questioning which platform to use. Does it make a difference whether you choose video interviewing technology tailored specifically for…Continue
The panel made plenty of interesting points in response to questions and comments. Unsurprisingly nobody was…Continue
Jim shares job interview questions you might encounter during your jobsearch. Want more? Read: http://bit.ly/oddglass / Follow me on Twitter @jimstroud
Added by Jim Stroud on January 26, 2014 at 7:00pm — No Comments
This is a very expensive failure of your recruitment process because at the time of the offer you have completed around 95% of the necessary…Continue
‘Objection! Leading the witness!
These lines are classic courtroom interjections I have heard in movie and TV dramas for as long as I can remember.
It's all designed to create greater dramatic tension. How true is it all to real life in a US courtroom? I don't know, as I have never been in one but I certainly enjoy watching the fictionalised courtrooms that the characters in the various…Continue
Added by Ross Clennett on November 2, 2013 at 10:35pm — No Comments
Google is famous for being a tough hire. According to The Washington Post, candidates are forced, during interviews, to write hundreds of lines of working code and are asked a bunch of brainteaser type questions, like "How many golf balls does it take to fill an airplane?"
It's a sort of hazing that has been running rampant throughout the tech (and other)…
New Offerings and Renowned Industry Partnerships Help Reinvent Work
SALT LAKE CITY – October 2, 2013 – Digital recruiting provider HireVue, today announced its expanded Talent Interaction Platform™. The cloud-based platform includes new offerings that help employers rapidly source top talent, evaluate candidates’ skills, and enhance the onboarding process for new employees. These capabilities augment the company’s popular screening and digital interviewing applications. The HireVue…Continue
Added by Noel Cocca on October 3, 2013 at 12:23am — No Comments
Video is everywhere. Today alone, 89 million Americans will watch 1.2 billion videos. And according to Cisco, online video users will double to 1.5 billion by the year 2016. So when it comes to finding great candidates for your clients, the odds are pretty decent these people are familiar with using online video.
This might just explain why six in 10 employers are already embracing online…
You certainly wish you could snap your fingers and find the right people for your clients. Unfortunately unlike the classic TV sitcom Bewitched, you can’t just wiggle your nose and wait for talent to appear.
The skills gap has made it harder than ever to find the right people,…Continue
Added by Josh Tolan on August 15, 2013 at 12:30pm — No Comments