Interview Questions Articles

  • 3 Business Leaders Share the Most Important Soft Skills They Look for in a New Hire

    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 weren’t hiring people that would lead the company to success. Google was hiring “glue people,” said Eric in a recent Masters of Scale podcast. These are people people who may be pleasant and competent but “who sit between...

  • How to Double Your Business Impacts by Assessing a Candidate’s Career Trajectory

    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 company. Well, this amazing result can be obtained by hiring individuals that have what is known as a “steep career trajectory” or high potential to succeed. If you’re not familiar with the term, a “steep career trajectory” means...

  • 12 Interview Questions to Ask Every Sales Candidate

    September 18, 2017

    65% of hiring managers in sales agree that a lack of soft skills among candidates limits their company’s productivity. Of course, soft skills are notoriously difficult to screen for…and they’re also central to the act of selling. A great salesperson is emotionally intelligent, quick on their feet, and eager to improve. But you can’t just ask candidates if they...

  • One Personality Trait Great Candidates Share—and How to...

    September 12, 2017

    There’s a word for candidates who embody many of the soft skills you’re looking for—passion, perseverance, humility, grace under...

  • What These 5 Leaders Would Ask If They Only Had Time For 1 ...

    August 28, 2017

    Pretend you can only ask your candidates a single interview question—one measly question to base your entire hiring decision on. This...

  • This One Change to Your Website Will Dramatically Improve...

    August 10, 2017

    For candidates, interviews are often the most stressful part of the recruiting process. But you can make them a little less scary and...