Tag Archives: Interview

Hiring Tip #49: Clarity

Having clarity in the job offer to begin with can prevent all manner of problems, from “fall-off” when that perfect candidate has to come back over and over [..]

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Cultural generation

 What is your company generational culture? Are you interviewing Millennials differently than Boomers?  Gen X? What is your company culture and how does it mesh with each demographic? [..]

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Training? Mentoring?

 The lack of training and mentoring can cause an employee to leave or a candidate to decline an offer.  What do you need to do to make sure [..]

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Offers and backgrounds

Don’t make the mistake of giving offers of employment before you have checked the background.  Not just the formal references, but also the social media references and perhaps [..]

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Hiring Tip #36: Listen

Don’t “sell” the job in the interview.  Really listen to the answers to your questions.  Get your “gut” out of the way and investigate, seek, quest.

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Interview cartoon by Mark Anderson Cartoonist

From JobMob’s recent email of employment cartoons. Have you ever felt this way?  On either side of the desk?

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How many candidates should be interviewed for a job?

So you have posted the position and gotten 500 responses.  Of these 490 are from people who could not possibly have read the position description but simply want [..]

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5 Keys to Interviewing Well

Most hiring managers hate hiring and especially hate interviewing. They see it as a waste of time and effort and (secretly) know that they are just not very [..]

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“Straight from the mouth of an employed job seeker” – Blogs – Community – ERE.net

“Straight from the mouth of an employed job seeker” – Erin Nemeth’s Blog – Community – ERE.net. Many companies seem to have missed the idea that they need [..]

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Is this your company’s hiring practice?

Did you get a chance to catch this blog?
Nine Ways Employers Screw Up Hiring
Honesty tests, “Must know Excel,” “Where do you see yourself in five years?” and all the other nonsense that bedevils the hiring process Read more »

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