Interview Tips

A job interview is a meeting where a company evaluates a potential employee and a potential employee evaluates a company. The interview is one of the most determining factors for most hiring decisions. These interview tips will help your company make the right hires.

Phone Screening: A Guide To This Essential Recruiting Step

This is a guest post from our friends at Kayako

Are you using phone screening as part of your interviewing process? If not, you should be! Hypothetically, you’ve made it to the other side and are now working for a company you love. But rather than trying to get a job, you’re trying to find the right employees for your company. Crawling through job applications and resumes can be tough, but there is a way to do it that is less painful, and even fun! read more…

Job Interviews 2.0: Embrace the Revolution of Video Interviews

The use of video interviewing within the recruiting ecosystem has seen dramatic changes of late. The prevalence of YouTube, Facebook and Skype has made video central to  people’s lives. Now, globalization and mobile technology have boosted the need for Talent Acquisition teams to use video interviews as a screening tool instead of old fashioned phone interviews. read more…

3 Job Interview Questions You Must Stop Asking

There are lots of bad job interview questions out there. (If you want to see how you would fare against some good interview questions, take the free quiz “Could You Pass This Job Interview?”).

My numerous studies and interviews with hiring managers have revealed that the following three job interview questions are the ones used by the majority of interviewers. They’re all bad. And frighteningly, these are the questions a lot of interviewers rely upon when making their final hiring decisions. read more…

The 3 Most Important Interview Questions To Ask

Today I’d like to go back to the basics. I think it’s important to review our foundations every now and then. Just to make sure that we’re beginning at the right starting point. So, before you read any further, take a minute to jot down (even if it’s just in your head) the three interview questions which are crucial to any interview you take. Not the questions like “What’s your name?” but instead think about the ones that you ask to learn about a candidate. read more…