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Tips for first-time hiring managers

Here's a scenario: You've just been promoted to a managerial position and, in preparation for aggressive growth in 2020, you’ve ...

5 qualities of a good employee and candidate and how to evaluate them in an interview

There’s tons of advice on how to evaluate soft skills at each stage of the hiring process. But, let’s take a step back for a mom...

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There’s much to learn when candidates include hobbies in a resume

When you see a candidate include hobbies in a resume, your first thought as a recruiter or hiring manager might be: “That’s cute...

Pros and cons of one-way video interviews with candidates

As technology advances and becomes more accessible, the set of tools available to recruiters gets larger. Asynchronous interview...

How to be a good interviewer

Good interviewers make a conscious effort to get the most out of the interview process. Interviewing is hard work, but getting t...

Why passion shouldn’t be a job requirement

Are you passionate about your job? Do you absolutely love what you do? Does every single one of your work responsibilities make ...

Group interview activities, tips and ideas for success

Group interviews can be huge time-savers. Instead of spending 10 hours interviewing 10 candidates individually, you could spend ...

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Addressing interview red flags

Malcolm Gladwell famously wrote in his bestselling book, ‘Blink,’ that “the key to good decision making is not knowled...

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How to read candidate body language in an interview

Often, interviewers think candidates who slouch are bored or arrogant and decide to turn them down. But, how much should we ...

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Addressing resume red flags

Resume red flags aren’t necessarily grounds for instantly disqualifying candidates. However, they may give you more insight into...

6 illegal interview questions not to ask — and legal alternatives

Most of the time when illegal questions crop up in an interview both the questioner and the candidate are unaware. Whether you w...

How to make a phone screen interview worthwhile

An effective phone screen interview is your best insurance against pointless interviews. Without it, you risk wasting the time o...

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