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 trust our impressions of candidates’ body language during interviews? We’re all naturally able to pick up...

9 common interviewer mistakes that put off candidates

Interviewers can get away with mistakes more easily than interviewees. Candidates are supposed to stress about how to create a positive impression. Conversely, an interviewer can come in unprepared, they can slouch, boast or even offend...

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 want to learn as much as you can about a potential hire or simply...

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 of senior team members on interviewing applicants who may look good on paper but aren’t right for...

Why you should always write a post-interview rejection letter

Writing a post-interview rejection letter is not a task anyone enjoys. It’s an easy one to fumble but it's much worse to avoid it altogether. Long after a candidate has forgotten a clumsy but well-meaning rejection, they...