Getting the screening process right is so critical; ATR recruiting manager Josh Seliner advises how to do it better Hiring a new employee can be a scary prospect. The stakes are high – if you get it wrong you’ve wasted time training and coaching and it becomes not just an inconvenience but an unnecessary expense. […]
We’ve all been there. You found the perfect job at the perfect company. You are the ideal candidate to fill the position and now you just need to convince the company of the same. So you spend hours putting together a customized resume that proves it. You submit your resume, Make it through the phone […]
Questions. Questions. Questions. When you are applying for jobs, you will most likely participate in many different interviews to determine whether you are the right fit for the role. These will feature lots of questions. As a job seeker, it is important for you to understand the difference between an illegal and a legal question. […]
Think of the worst possible scenario for a job interview. Getting lost on your way to the interview? Interview questions about how many ping pong balls fit into a school bus? How about interviewing in front of a panel of VPs? Go ahead, come up with your worst case scenario.
A nationwide study conducted by CareerBuilder has uncovered the factors that influence a hiring manager beyond matching job skills. The survey included 2,076 hiring managers and human resource professionals across a variety of industries and it asked them to reveal which factors would make them more likely to choose one of two equally qualified candidates. […]
Last week I appealed to employers to be more circumspect in considering the unemployed when hiring (Are you Tapping the Most Underappreciated Talent Pool). Discrimination is real and it happens for many reasons, not just unemployment. Humans are imperfect, make mistakes and behave very badly sometimes. We must all be vigilant against discrimination throughout our […]
Going for a job interview can be one of the more nerve-racking things in life. What will they ask you? Will you be able to answer correctly? Are you dressed appropriately? It’s almost more stressful than a first date. But if you are properly prepared, you can increase your comfort level and boost your performance. […]
Asking questions in an interview is one of the most important things you can do. It enables you to gather valuable information and also allows you to control the direction of the interview to a certain degree. Here are 9 questions you should ask an interviewer. How would you define “success” for this position? Showing […]