Interview Questions Articles

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    The Interview Questions Women Are More Likely to Be Asked Than Men, and Vice Versa

    March 31, 2021

    When companies talk about making the hiring process more inclusive and equitable, they sometimes focus on the early stages, like building a diverse talent pipeline. These efforts are important, but they can quickly be undone if care isn’t taken to make sure all candidates have an equal opportunity to shine during the interview stage. And this isn’t always the...

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    10 Key Interview Questions When Hiring for Remote Positions

    March 10, 2021

    Of all the things that have changed over this last year, you can add to the list: interview questions. In the past, recruiters asked candidates about their skills, work ethic, and ability to get along with others at the office. But now that so many roles have switched to 100% remote, you need to revise your interview questions too. Even as vaccines roll out and...

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    The Top 10 Interview Questions You Should Ask When Hiring a Recruiter

    March 3, 2021

    The mantra of any recruiter worth their salt is that people matter above all else — and that the key to building a lasting organization is continually hiring best-in-class talent. It makes perfect sense then that recruiting leaders really, really care about the people they hire to fill out their talent acquisition team. And they should, because hiring a great...

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    11 Questions You Should Ask When Checking References

    February 9, 2021

    To the list of things that people either love or hate — Tom Brady, cats, brussels sprouts — we can safely add reference checks. Fans...

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    7 of the Hardest Interview Questions Ever Asked

    December 30, 2020

    Based on the Quora thread: What is the toughest question ever asked in any interview? Obviously, interviewing is important. It’s your...

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    10 Unexpected Interview Questions to Get Unrehearsed Answers

    November 24, 2020

    “What is your greatest strength?” “Name a time you faced a challenge at work.” You’ve probably asked these generic questions more...