Interview Questions Articles

  • 5 New Interviewing Techniques That You Should Start Using

    January 29, 2018

    Traditional interviews—when you ask candidates about their skills and experience to see if they’re a fit for the job—have been the industry standard for decades. They can range from in-person vs. phone to one-on-one vs. panel to structured vs. unstructured questions. And, these methods aren’t going anywhere anytime soon. However, traditional interviews have been...

  • 10 Unexpected Interview Questions to Get Unrehearsed Answers

    January 9, 2018

    “What is your greatest strength?” “Name a time you faced a challenge at work.” You’ve probably asked these generic questions more times than you’d like to admit. The problem isn’t just that they’re passé—it’s that candidates can see them coming a mile away and they’ve prepped predictable answers to your predictable questions. You don’t want to ambush candidates,...

  • 5 Interview Questions To Determine Whether the Candidate Shares Your Company’s Core Values

    January 2, 2018

    When Tony Hsieh, CEO of Zappos, was just out of college, he sold his first company to Microsoft for $265 million. But for him, the sale wasn’t about money—he was actually most concerned about the company culture he had created. “I just didn’t look forward to going to the office. The passion and excitement were no longer there,” said Tony, in a New York Times...

  • LinkedIn’s Sales Leader Shares His #1 Interview Question...

    December 4, 2017

    “How heavy is the world?” That’s the kind of brain teaser question Mike Gamson, SVP of Global Solutions at LinkedIn, used to ask sales...

  • 3 Business Leaders Share the Most Important Soft Skills...

    October 18, 2017

    It’s hard to imagine Google having hiring problems, but in the early 2000’s the then CEO Eric Schmidt realized they had an issue—they...

  • How to Double Your Business Impacts by Assessing a...

    October 12, 2017

    Any recruiter or hiring manager would be crazy not to consider a recruiting approach that could double the value they bring to the...