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.

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Résumé Fact or Fiction: Tips for Handling False or Misleading Résumé Info

Résumés continue to be the foundation of marketing tools for new hires, internal promotions, and networking introductions. Their traditional organizational structure and common content areas allow for easy comparison across candidates. So, with a document holding the importance of a college essay, how can managers know that what they read is fact, not fiction? And […]

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Nobody Likes a Liar! Spotting and Assessing Résumé Lies and Exaggerations

If candidates make it through the recruitment process with false pretenses, it can feel like you’ve been duped. Worse, if they’ve misrepresented themselves, it could even mean they’re not actually qualified to do the job—and you end up with mistakes, lost customers, employee resentment, or other problems along the way. And you’ll probably have to […]

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What’s the Craziest Thing You’ve Seen a Potential Candidate Do to Land the Job?

As a hiring manager, you probably encounter hundreds of résumés at any given time. And let’s face it: Sometimes, it’s a mundane chore to sift through the candidates trying to find the perfect fit. You’ve probably encountered résumés filled with typos and some that seem to stretch the truth a little too far, but once you’ve gotten […]

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The Benefits of Using MSPs for Recruiting in Midsize Companies

The way people work has changed, let’s face it. Gone are the days of a 9–5 desk job; now, we have Uber, Lyft, and telecommuting. People are craving flexibility and switching to contingent careers where they aren’t tied down to just one employer. This new way of work is causing some employers to find it […]