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weird interview questions

Weird interview questions: How to give your candidates goosebumps

Dani Clayton is a young American teacher who moved to London to make a fresh start. Having seen a job ad for an au pair position...

candidate experience strategy

How to fix your candidate experience strategy

Panicking over negative Glassdoor reviews? Wondering why you lose candidates after the assessment phase? Experimenting with a ‘s...

Interview red flags for employers: 5 common myths about candidates

Interview red flags for employers: 5 common myths about candidates

“Do you know why I invited you to this interview?” “I guess it’s because I have the right skills for the job?” “Well, yes, you’r...

Six candidate experience best practices

6 candidate experience best practices

“Candidate experience is just another HR buzzword.” “Focusing on candidate experience will hurt my time to hire.” “No matter wha...

How to be the worst interviewer

Meet Joe – Head of Digital Marketing at “Fictional Company”. Joe is really good at his job but has been struggling lately, ever ...

interview horror stories

15 job interview horror stories that you won’t believe

When hearing the word “Halloween”, many of us think of decorative spider webs, vampire and ghost costumes, grinning pumpkins and...

interview no show

How to handle an interview no show

Out of all the minor nuisances in our personal lives, getting stood up is probably the most unpleasant. Unfortunately, this also...

Why your hiring shouldn’t hinge on thank-you emails

Sending thank-you emails to interviewers is part of a colossal body of unquestioned interview advice to candidates. Many intervi...

How to reject candidates without burning bridges

Rejecting candidates with grace is part of creating a positive candidate experience. When done right, it helps you build a healt...

The key to building a talent pipeline? Care about your candidates

As a talent acquisition professional, I’m constantly talking to passive candidates. Even when my business doesn’t have a current...

How to explain your structured interview process to candidates

There’s scientific consensus that structured interviews are better hiring tools than unstructured interviews. They’re more objec...

The world’s most enduring personality test is a meaningless parlor game

If you work for a large organization you’re probably already aware that yours is one of 16 distinct personality types. You may b...

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