Interview Questions Articles

  • 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 Very Talkative

    June 24, 2019

    One of the most frequent pain points I hear from hiring managers and interviewers involves dealing with candidates who, frankly, talk too much. It may sound trivial, but this is a widespread problem that can significantly impact your ability to assess candidates effectively. Imagine yourself sitting across the table from an otherwise compelling candidate who is...

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

    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 organization is continually hiring great talent. Therefore, it makes perfect sense 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...

  • 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...

  • The Tactic This Expert Uses to Assess Soft Skills (Hint: It...

    March 4, 2019

    Eight in 10 talent professionals say soft skills (like creativity, collaboration, and adaptability) are increasingly important to...

  • The Go-To Interview Questions of Companies Like Warby...

    February 26, 2019

    You’ve probably been there before: a candidate’s breezing through an interview and knocking out great answers to all of your questions...