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.
Companies with a diverse workforce perform better. A 2009 study by McKinsey shows a connection between gender diversity and financial performance of a company: a company in which the management is gender diverse (more than 30% women in top management of the company), for example, had a 53 % better EBIT margin. So far so good.
So how do you get a more diverse workforce? Well, you probably already know it: it all depends on fair personnel selection. Fairness…Continue
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As a job seeker you must understand the importance of asking questions during an interview. During that point in the interview when you are asked, “Do you have any questions for me”, it’s imperative that you respond with a “yes”, and proceed with asking your questions. It will show that you are interested in the position and want to know more detail about the position than what the job description provided. Also remember that an interview is a two way street – you want to make sure that the…Continue
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With the proliferation of articles out there on interviewing, you’d be tempted to assume that interviewing a new client is easy, or at least a skill that every hiring manager has down pat. Even seasoned recruiters and HR professionals have trouble occasionally with interviews. In my position, I see lots of behind the scenes data about interviewing, particularly screening…Continue
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Asking the right questions in a job interview is not easy. Sure there are numerous lists with interview questions, but how can you be sure they fit the job requirements? You can’t. A wonderful counter example would be the question we all know: "…Continue
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Interviewing for a job is a scary experience. After all, your interviewer is making an important decision that will affect your future. If you answer a question in the wrong way, you could ruin your chances of working for the company. To help you prepare for your next…Continue
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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.
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All employers want to find out as much as possible about prospective employees in order to see whether they will be a good fit for the vacancy and business or not. And this is perfectly understandable! But, there are certain things that employers are prohibited from asking… Candidates are protected by several rights and there is some information that they are not necessarily required to disclose to prospective employers during the interview process.
Questions that do not relate…Continue
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Recruitment and selection process is nothing but the organization's ability to source employees to improve the quality of its human capital and stand in the competition. This process is carried by the human resource management of that particular organization, where they target to people to get the best quality employees for their organization. There are many advantages of recruitment process.
Most of the employers or recruiters around the world find themselves in many roles while…Continue
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In today world we expect that we need to have everything in abundance, when we hope for this, it is natural that we have to have an elaborate thinking and have to accept things in a positive way, for making this possible we have to have to cultivate abundant mentality within ourselves. A mentality that is confined and limited will take you nowhere but only to a place of frustration, ego and…Continue
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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…