4 Effective Techniques to Screen Candidates

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Utilize an Effective Pre-Employment Screening System A resume is a candidate’s one chance to shine; an initial first impression to grab your attention as the hiring manager. But what about candidates who use this opportunity to highlight fabricated achievements and work timelines to make themselves appear more competitive in hopes to be selected for the … Read More

10 Minute Phone Screen and Done

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Eliminate Nightmare Candidates Quickly with a 10-Minute Phone Screen Phone screens provide a unique opportunity to assessing candidates that in-person interviews do not. During a phone screen, you are relying on only the voice on the other end of the line and not as many other cues that in-person interviews provide. This enables you to … Read More

Eenie, Meenie, Miny, Mo?

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You have great candidate lined up for your open Project Manager role that you’re really excited about. In fact, you’ve even interviewed her, had her complete your pre-employment assessments, and are ready to move on to reference checks when your top-performer salesperson announces that his friend, an established Project Management professional has just relocated from … Read More

Considerations on Giving and Taking: A TED Talk

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Well, which is it? Are you a giver or a taker? This particular issue of “Givers” vs. “Takers” is one we grapple with everyday for clients. We all love the “Givers” but struggle to help them reach their optimal effectiveness.  The “Takers” sometimes seem like rock stars to later discover a tremendous amount of damage and … Read More

The Truth About Candidate’s Interview Questions

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Typically in an interview, the interviewer does most of the question-asking. As any good interviewer knows, it’s important to allow a candidate to ask their own questions, usually at the close of an interview, as this can show genuine interest and thoughts a candidate has about a job. In fact, if a candidate does not … Read More

5 Awesome Qualities You Want In Every Candidate

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Resumes are a great place to start when looking for new hires, but you won’t find the great candidate strictly from a piece of paper. As a hiring manager or recruiter, it’s your responsibility to use a resume as a checklist, making sure only great candidates make it to the interview rounds. During those interviews, … Read More

The Pre-Employment Assessment Testing Timeline Explained

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To test or not to test is obvious at this point, right? OF COURSE, we are going to advocate that you TEST, TEST, TEST AGAIN, and do it often! The real question, though, is when’s the best time to test your candidates using pre-employment assessments? This is a very common query that comes up regularly … Read More