Interview Questions Articles

  • What Recruiters Get Wrong When It Comes to Interviews

    June 7, 2017

    Let’s face it – the perception of recruiters by our customers (hiring managers, candidates, client customers) is often times not a great one. No matter how good you are, how many great placements you have made or how great a sourcer you may be, most of our customers think that they can do our job (or at the very least, have opinions on how they would do it...

  • 5 Ways to Establish Trust With Candidates and Make Interviews More Effective

    May 24, 2017

    A recruiter’s job can be a bit of an odd conundrum. You’re there to help candidates find their dream job—but from the start, a lot of candidates don’t believe you’re on their side. They may see you as wanting to low-ball them on salary, or just as someone trying to fill a position as fast as possible without truly caring about their career goals. If the...

  • 10 Perfectly Legal But Totally Awful Interview Questions You Should Never, Ever Ask

    May 16, 2017

    There’s nothing illegal about wearing a speedo during an interview, but that doesn’t mean it’s a good idea. Similarly, the following interview questions are perfectly legal (unlike these discriminatory questions that’ll get you sued), but you should still think twice before asking them. Recruiting is a game of attraction that works both ways—you’re not just...

  • 4 Steps to Eliminate First Impression Bias and Hire the...

    April 26, 2017

    First impression bias is the primary cause of most hiring mistakes. Why? Because when we feel good about someone right away, we tend...

  • This 6-Step Prep Process Is the Difference Between a Great...

    April 24, 2017

    Lately, there’s been debate over how much interviews really matter. But for me, there’s no question. After eight years in talent...

  • The Trick to Getting References to Call You Back (And Give ...

    April 17, 2017

    The sad truth is that in this day and age, most hiring managers consider the effort of making reference calls to be a waste of time....