A significant percentage of people involved with screening and selecting job candidates fancy themselves detectives, mind-readers, psychics and psychologists. They’re almost always willing to trust their own gut. But not much else slips unscathed through the scrutiny of these trust deficient evaluators of talent.…Continue
I've never found that to be a good "call"
I've been hearing from people that they are getting contacted by companies and staffing firms to come right in for an in-person interview without going through an initial phone screen first. These are educated, experienced mid- to senior-level career workers pursuing professional positions.
In my personal experience as a job seeker I never had a worthwhile interview experience with a company that skipped the phone interview. And,…Continue
You’re inundated with applications. You skim through the plethora of cover letters or maybe have a quick glance at the…Continue
employment situation. I wasn’t sure whether they were seeking my advice about their current employment or how to approach the search for something else. (They are currently…Continue
The phone screen interview determines whether or not you are going to move onto the next round, the in person interview. You may have done your research and…Continue
Some months ago, I was phone screened for a Senior Recruiter role with a Fortune 500 retail company. During the phone screening, which lasted 75 minutes, I talked for roughly 10-12 minutes. Instead of digging deeper into the responsibilities of the role I applied for, the Recruiter spent most of…Continue
When beginning the candidate selection process for new positions, many employers conduct a phone screen prior to a face-to-face interview. Such conversations serve as a way for HR to confirm a candidates’ experience and qualifications, and to eliminate anyone who seems to be an overtly poor fit for the position. To ensure that you will advance to the next stage of the hiring process, you need to be equipped with not only excellent in-person interviewing…Continue
Identifying the right candidate is the highest cost component in a recruitment business. Recruiters and HR managers find it difficult when they have numerous clients looking for multiple job openings.
Today, Recruiters and Hiring Managers find matching resumes from job portals and email inbox that are…Continue
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Stop the Suffering!!
Job hunters are speaking out that online application processes are overwhelming, tedious, and an information “black hole.” To avoid candidates writing an entire blog about how bad your online application process is, attend myStaffingPro's "Stop the Suffering! 10 Steps to a Successful Candidate Application Process" webinar on June 15th at…Continue
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