Category: Screening, Assessment, Interviewing

Once candidates are found, a variety of measures may help employers choose the final candidate. This may involve interviews, tests, assessment centers, or other means of evaluation.

interview

Behavior-Based Interviewing Skills: A Q&A with Rachel Mendelowitz

When it comes to job interviews, candidates are savvier than ever. They’ve reviewed the job description closely and know to use keywords. They’ve read reviews from other applicants on Glassdoor, and they’ve studied up on interview strategies. So, how do you separate those who have prepared well from those who will truly be the best […]

marketing

Watch Out for These 4 Common Mistakes When Hiring a Marketing Director

Your marketing initiatives and team have grown. Your company’s Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) needs to focus more on executive-level tasks and less on day-to-day management. It’s a common point in an organization’s trajectory and an exciting moment to grow your team. Hiring a marketing director can free up your executive team and offer more guidance and […]

exit

Exit Interviews: Pros and Cons

Does your organization routinely conduct exit interviews with departing employees? Some employers swear this is a great way to garner knowledge about how to improve the organization and reduce future turnover. Others feel it’s unlikely to gain real insights because departing employees no longer have an incentive to help. Let’s take a look at some […]

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7 Tips for Improving Offer Acceptance Rates

Let’s face it, hiring workers these days seems like a never ending battle for some employers. There are fewer candidates for each role, and candidates often have more than one job offer to weigh. Some employers are finding that they’re making offers only to have these offers rejected—meaning they’ve got to keep searching for candidates.

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Going Beyond the Interview: Testing and Work Samples

In part one, we noted that hiring decisions are imperfect. Despite our diligent efforts, it is quite difficult to consistently get the best candidates who stick around long term. We started to look at some ways to go beyond the standard interview process to further screen candidates in the hopes of making better hiring decisions. […]