Here is a list of commonly asked phone screen questions designed to reveal your job candidates’ goals, strengths and potential fit for your organization. Why did you leave your last job? What are you currently earning? What are your strengths? What are your career goals? Nothing too surprising there. These questions while sufficient to whittle […]
Recruiters, HR Professionals and Hiring Managers are all involved in the hiring process but not all share the pains of the other. Each faces challenges in their position the other does not fully understand or appreciate. Video interviewing offers a one size fits all solution to handle the difficulties faced by those in the hiring […]
Employers must be on the lookout for candidate red flags during a traditional face-to-face job interview but what red flags might be detected during a video interview? Here is a list of red flags gathered from several human resources professionals. These warning signs can also be uncovered earlier in the hiring process by way of […]
As a hiring manager how quickly can you determine the potential success of your job candidates during an interview? As a job candidate how fast can you demonstrate your potential for success? The answer for both parties is “pretty quickly”. That is if you determine success with the same measuring stick American voters use.
Blog posts preparing you for your video interview are popping up online more and more often now that the technology has gained greater acceptance among recruiters and hiring managers who wish to improve their hiring processes. As a job candidate preparing for an interview, tips offered to improve the way you appear and sound are […]
As a recruiter you probably sort your job candidates into three piles; “yes”, “no” and “maybe.” How would you feel if one of the “maybe” candidates you dismissed as not good enough was presented and successfully placed by one of your competitors? You might lose sleep over it. Well one such recruiter experienced this and […]
The advantage of the exit interview for departing employees is that you can learn so much more about the current state of morale at your company than from present employees who are too fearful to vocalize their criticisms. True, ex-employees who are disgruntled may be overzealous with negative feedback, but overall exit interviews can provide […]
“Sigh, my company has asked me to look into testing out video interviewing,” groaned the HR manager. “Ugh, I’ve been invited to complete a video interview,” whined the job candidate. As a recruiter or HR professional have you been putting off or ignoring video interviewing? As a job candidate, does your stomach twist and turn […]
I have reviewed thousands, if not tens of thousands of video interviews, and in addition I have helped numerous job candidates setup or prepare for their interviews. Here are the top five candidate blunders I have encountered.
“How many square feet of pizza are eaten in the U.S. each year?” “Who would win in a fight between Spiderman and Batman?” “How much would you charge to wash all the windows in Seattle?” “If you were a box of cereal, what would you be and why?” “A man pushed his car to a […]