When looking for potential candidates, you’ve probably come across a thin résumé—a résumé that could be promising, if only it contained more information.
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.
There’s ongoing debate among career advisors and résumé writers about whether to include hobbies on a résumé—and perhaps surprisingly, just as many appear to be for as against.
In a tight labor market, you might think hiring managers would overlook résumé and interview mistakes. Not so, finds a survey conducted by staffing firm Robert Half Technology.
Job postings sometimes include what might be called a disclaimer, intended to let job seekers know that the tasks and responsibilities listed are not the only ones applicable to the position.
A significant number of job postings include years of experience as a hiring criterion. Is this a best practice?
People come to an interview wanting to tell the interviewer what the interviewer wants to hear. Interviewers often feed right into this by structuring the interview in a way that gives the applicant information to repeat back—allowing them to look perhaps more qualified for the role than they truly are. This is one reason why […]
All employers want to hire the best employees. So why is it that we often find, despite our good intentions and thorough recruiting processes, that we still end up with employees who are not a good fit for our organization? This wastes time and money. Why do we do it?
For the HR team, recruiting and hiring can take up a significant amount of time, and it’s easy to wonder, would the company be better off hiring a recruiter to handle the most arduous aspects of finding new hires? Let’s take a look at some of the pros and cons of taking this route.
Recruiters and hiring managers typically provide job candidates with details about the position, benefits offerings, and the company. But work environment sometimes gets overlooked.
There are countless tips for candidates on how to conduct themselves during job interviews, but few tips for people sitting on the other side of the desk.