Interview Questions Articles

  • We Asked Kids Real Job Interview Questions — Here Are Their (Hilarious) Answers

    October 10, 2019

    Raise your hand if you love asking or being asked the following interview questions: How many golf balls can you fit on a jet? Where do you see yourself in 5 years? What would you like your salary to be? If you’re not raising your hand, we feel the same way. Oftentimes the "go-to" job interview questions make job candidates cringe and dread the interview – and...

  • How an Interviewer Scorecard Has Increased the Quality of Feedback and Reduced the Time to Hire

    September 23, 2019

    Everyone in talent acquisition seems focused on interview questions, but the real art of interviewing is in knowing what to make of the answers, to quickly determine if a candidate has the insight and aptitude to be a success in your open position. The Product team at LinkedIn recently set out to understand who their star interviewers are (and how to develop...

  • 5 Steps to Eliminate First Impression Bias and Hire the Right Candidate

    July 8, 2019

    First impression bias is the primary cause of most hiring mistakes. Why? Because when we feel good about someone right away, we tend to ask easier question. And, when we feel negative right way, we ask more difficult questions. In other words, we (often subconsciously) look to confirm our first impression. This is the primitive friend vs. foe reaction taking...

  • 5 Tips for Keeping Interviews on Track When Candidates Are ...

    June 24, 2019

    One of the most frequent pain points I hear from hiring managers and interviewers involves dealing with candidates who, frankly, talk...

  • The Top 10 Interview Questions You Should Ask When Hiring a...

    June 1, 2019

    The mantra of any recruiter worth their salt is that people matter above all else — and that the key to building a lasting...

  • 3 Things to Watch for When Candidates Talk About Mistakes...

    March 11, 2019

    We’ve all sat across the table from candidates who weren’t able to be forthcoming with their mistakes and weaknesses. It’s never a...