Posts Tagged ‘interviews’

10 Things a Recruiter Does Not Want to Hear

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A recruiter is looking to be on your side. Whenever you’re sitting down with a recruiter, you’re being presented with an opportunity for a better career future. While it’s always best to be honest in these situations, it isn’t always best to volunteer a little more than your recruiter wants to hear. Don’t let a…

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Us vs You: Pros and Cons of the Panel Interview

There are advantages and disadvantages to all interview formats. Deciding how to conduct these candidate “meet & greets” relies on a wealth of factors: company industry, the position being filled, the position of the interviewer, interviewer personality, timeframe availability, etc. There’s also the small matter of “who will actually conduct the interview?”

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Inside Referral Candidates: Birds of a Feather & All That Fluff

Two of the worst interviews I can recall in my recent history were both referred from one of my most successful, highest producing employees. Both candidates were abrasive, arrogant, and unfriendly, and neither interview lasted very long. At first the disparity between the unpleasant applicants and the accomplished referring employee left me somewhat perplexed. But…

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