Interviewing

12 Things A Resume Won't Tell You

It’s been estimated that recruiters receive around 250 resumes for every corporate job, but only around 4-6 candidates will get called in for an interview. Unless something really stands out,...

Hiring Solo vs Hiring Committee: How To Get The Best Hiring Results

Whether you are the only human resource professional at your company or a recruiter working independently, have you stopped to consider if it's a good idea to hire alone? It’s no easy task sourcing,...

Are Peer Interviews The Secret To Great Candidate Experience?

A traditional hiring process -- admittedly, the definition of “traditional” is changing, and varies by company -- usually involves a hiring manager needing headcount for a specific role, meeting with...

The Dangers Of Unconscious Bias In The Hiring Process

In order to grow a business, one of the key factors is hiring for diversity. Hiring candidates from different backgrounds, ethnicities, ages, genders, skills, and experience levels ensures that...

Replace These Interview Questions To Improve Candidate Experience

Interviews are an undeniable fact of hiring. They are often considered to be one of the most effective ways to learn more about candidates and their career goals. That is, IF they are conducted...

Watch Out For These Resume Red Flags

Resumes have always been considered to be a staple in the hiring process. Recruiters and hiring managers alike use them as way to sort through their piles of applicants. And resumes are chock full of...

Checking References: Are You Asking These Critical Questions?

References make a great deal of sense when evaluating candidates. If the candidate wasn’t a referral from an existing employee, you want to know how they work and what previous co-workers feel about...

Are You Tracking These Key Candidate Experience Metrics?

A pleasant candidate experience should be the goal of every company's recruitment marketing efforts. When candidates are presented with a great experience from the moment they encounter an...

Candidate feedback: A waste of time or the key to good recruitment?

Have you offered honest feedback to a job candidate as part of your regular hiring process? If the thought of sharing any words of advice to a candidate freaks you out a little, you are definitely...

Interview format: It's not just about a meeting anymore

The resume comes in, the hiring manager sets up a screening call with the candidate who seems good-to-go on the phone. Then the interview process commences with plenty of anticipation from both...

7 myths about interviewing we all need to stop believing

The interview is often the cornerstone of the entire recruiting process, so naturally over time there’s been a good deal of myths created around what exactly has to happen within an interview -- and...

Ghosting an interview - Yes, it's a thing now

It seems like “ghosting” has been a hot topic of late in recruiting circles. Most discussions of ghosting seem to focus on exclusively one side of the dance, i.e. the recruiter side or the candidate...

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