November 16 , 2018

Tag Archives: Interviewing

Top 10 Reasons Why Peer Interviews Are The No. 1 Candidate Selling Tool

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Not only do you need to identify the right candidate, but you also need to convince the candidate to join your company. Peer interviews (where a panel of team members conduct a candidate interview) are the No. 1 tool for improving a firm’s ability to sell in-demand candidates because they meet each and every one of the required elements for an effective sales process.

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Improve Your Hiring Results With These Speed of Hire Tips

Many recruiting leaders are not aware that “the magic bullet” in recruiting is improving your speed of hire. Hiring faster improves your quality of hire because you make a hiring decision before any top candidates drop out to take a competing offer. A faster time to hire will also improve your offer acceptance rates, strengthen your employer brand, and make …

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Adopt Same-Day Hiring or Lose Your Top Candidates With Multiple Offers

As seen on ERE Media, February 12, 2018. Heads up: you are probably unwittingly damaging your firm’s hiring results. Slow hiring during periods of record low employment means that top candidates will be gone long before you make an offer. In fact, a CareerBuilder 2012 survey revealed that even when the unemployment rate was double what it is today, a …

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Gig Hopping In The C-Suite

As seen on Forbes by Victor Snyder (CEO at BossMakers) he quotes, Dr. John Sullivan on his expertise with job hoppers. From your employer’s point of view, they may like your large network and breadth of experience, or they may be reluctant to risk an investment in you. Increasingly though, the pros are outweighing the cons as businesses realize the …

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The Amazing ’25 Names Approach’ For Filling Your Talent Pipeline Simultaneously With Every Hire

As seen on ERE Media (May 22, 2017). Not using the hiring process for name capturing for future jobs is a missed opportunity Few hiring managers and recruiters realize that the hiring process itself offers a great opportunity to capture the names of top performers for your talent pipeline. I call this name-capturing approach “25 names” and it used people involved in …

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Revelation! Unconscious Bias Hurts Your Hiring Results Across All Candidates

One of the primary reasons why increasing amounts of technology are entering the recruiting space is the recognition that recruiters and hiring managers harbor a great deal of unconscious bias, which has a negative impact on a firm’s recruiting results. I live in the Silicon Valley, where in an effort to increase diversity hiring many high-tech firms have rushed to …

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The Top 5 Dumb Things That Hiring Managers Do That Hurt Their Recruiting Results

The talent management practice with the highest business impact, by far, is recruiting. But, a significant part of that impact will be reduced if your hiring managers do dumb things. Yes, hiring managers are the No. 1 contributing factor to hiring success, according to Bersin by Deloitte. Unfortunately, most hiring managers continue to hire using the same approach that was …

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Text-Interviewing — The Next Big Thing in Recruiting?

People love texting. In fact, texting is the most widely-used app on a smartphone, “with 97 percent of Americans using it at least once a day.” And among the age group that recruiters often target (18 – 29), 100 percent of those surveyed use texting. In addition, the odds of a tech-savvy or innovator recruiting prospect or candidate not being a …

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Cutting Down On Interview “No-Shows”

Going to an interview is a daunting task for most applicants. Even the most qualified can sweat at the possibility. Going to an interview is often compared to “going to the dentist,” so it’s not surprising that many firms experience high “no show” rates. Part of this problem can be attributed to the low unemployment rates. Low unemployment means applicants …

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