Part IV: The Supporter / Empathy Personality

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The Supporter/Empathy Quadrant is also known as the “Supporter,” “Amiable,” “Phlegmatic,” or “Relater” Quadrant. These people tend to be interested in pleasing and caring for others, reconciling differences, working out disagreements, smoothing people, supporting others, helping, consensus building and keeping the peace. These people are usually less interested in (and often poor at) asserting themselves, … Read More

4 Reasons Panel Interviews Work So Well

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Conducting a panel interview the right way can yield great results. When it’s a team effort, each person gains a different insight and perspective that can be helpful in making a final decision on a candidate. Why Conduct Panel Interviews? Panel interviews offer great benefits. Here is a list of reasons why panel interviews are … Read More

Part III: The Analyzer / Logical Personality

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The Analyzer/Logical Quadrant is also known as the “Analyzer,” “Melancholy,” or “Thinker” Quadrant. These people tend to be interested in being methodical, organizing things, being thorough, being exact, being structured, and paying attention to detail. They usually would rather not focus on the big picture, take risks, be flexible and they tend to say the … Read More

Rookie Mistakes Interviewers Make

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You mean interviewers make mistakes? Whaaaaat? I thought we were perfect… It’s true. Interviewing is truly a skill that takes practice. Adhering to a plan of how the process will generally go with well thought out questions can significantly improve your approach. Here is a list of 4 of the most common mistakes interviewers make … Read More

Part II: The Expressive / Social Personality

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The Expressive/Social Quadrant is also known as the “Expressive,” “Socializer,” “Sanguine,” or “Promoter” Quadrant. These people tend to be interested in talking about their interests, having lots of friends, talking about problems, discussing their opinions, being fashionable, going to social events, making lots of phone calls, talking at length on the phone, small talk, discussing … Read More

Remote Interviews For The Win!

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It’s Wednesday, 11:45 am, you’re starving and ready for a lunch break but have a scheduled interview to tackle first. Does this ever happen to you? Enter the Remote Interview… Remote interviews and phone screens provide unique opportunities to assess candidates that in-person interviews do not. For example, during a phone screen, you are relying … Read More

Part I: The Controller / Assertive Personality

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The Controller / Assertive Personality Quadrant is our first dive into one of the four quadrants that make up our preferences, why we behave the way we do, and who we are from a personality standpoint. The Controller/Assertive Quadrant is also known as the “Driver,” “Choleric,” or “Director” Quadrant. These people tend to be interested … Read More

The Hire Talent Partners with iCims to Streamline Hiring

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We are happy to announce that The Hire Talent: A Talent Assessment Company and iCims, one of the largest applicant tracking systems in the United States, has partnered up to deliver a seamless application for both managing and assessing applicants and candidates in the hiring and recruiting process. Having The Hire Talent’s pre-hire assessment tools … Read More