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.


Vast Majority of Recruiters See Résumé Lies as Deal Breakers

A résumé is often the first impression a potential employer has of a candidate. Absent a referral or previous relationship, that piece of paper (or, increasingly, digital document) trying to list as many credentials and as much experience as possible is what will often make or break the applicant’s chance to move on to the […]


Almost Royal: How Not to Conduct an Interview

The BBC’s faux reality show, Almost Royal, follows the lives of British aristocrat siblings, Poppy and Georgie Carlton as they tour the United States with their father’s ashes in tow. After their father’s untimely demise from a shooting accident, this brother-sister duo travel across the Atlantic to tour the country that their father loved in accordance […]


The Value of Cognitive Assessments for Recruiting

Currently, the global cognitive assessment and training market is anticipated to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 32.39% from 2018–2022. So, it’s becoming apparent that many organizations spanning many industries are beginning to see the value of cognitive assessments and how cost-effective they are, especially when recruiting and onboarding new hires.


Dealing with Candidates Who ‘Ghost’ Interviews and Offers

“Ghosting” is a term that developed in the dating world to refer to a situation in which one person abruptly cuts off all communication with another person, avoiding person-to-person contact when they decide to move on. But, these days, “ghosting” is taking on an entirely new meaning—and new impacts—in another forum, the workplace.


Exit Interviews—Some Do’s and Don’ts

The exit interview may be one of the easiest ways to gather the necessary feedback to address those important topics. Still, there are many factors that can influence the effectiveness of an exit interview policy, and for that reason, we’ve provided a list of some basic do’s and don’ts for exit interviews.


Don’t Focus Too Much on GPA

Recent and soon-to-be college graduates often bemoan or revel in their grade point averages (GPAs), depending on the number, as they apply for postgraduation employment. Even those in the workforce for several years often keep their GPA as an important line item on their résumés.


‘Ghosting’ Is Becoming More Prevalent in the Hiring Process

Ghosting is becoming a common theme for 2018—as we’ve recently highlighted in a three-part series—and new research released by Clutch, a B2B ratings and reviews firm, shows that more than 40% of candidates say it’s reasonable to ghost a company during the hiring process. With more candidates ghosting companies, it leaves you wondering: What makes […]