7 Biggest Interview Mistakes HR Professionals Encounter


Via PayScale.com Ever wonder what the average Human Resource professional notices in an interview when they glance across the hiring desk? As a job seeker, this could be some very valuable insight to have – a clear advantage over other candidates who are oblivious to the mistakes they make in the interviewing hot seat. SomeContinue reading “7 Biggest Interview Mistakes HR Professionals Encounter”

Three Useless, But Common, Interview Questions


Most common interview questions don’t get to the heart of the matter — knowing if the candidate is the right person for the job. The majority of standard interview questions actually discover little about a job seeker. Of course, all interview questions are the same question—why should we hire you? As for the candidate, they obviouslyContinue reading “Three Useless, But Common, Interview Questions”

Nine Ways to Eliminate Hiring Bias


Hiring bias can negatively affect a company at every level, from senior management on down. When recruiters use emotion in a hiring decision rather than objective facts, it could lead to accusations of hiring bias. Using “your gut” to select a candidate is simply not the way to get the right talent. Like cancer, hiringContinue reading “Nine Ways to Eliminate Hiring Bias”

Smart Interview Answers: “Why You Left Your Last Job?”


For job seekers, the interview is an indication of how well you carry yourself. Preparation is essential, to anticipate some of what will be asked in the interview by an employer or hiring manager. One fastest ways to wreck an otherwise smooth-running interview is being unnecessarily hung up on a simple question. This is notContinue reading “Smart Interview Answers: “Why You Left Your Last Job?””

Twitter the Place to Land New Jobs/USA TODAY


by Bruce Horovitz, USA TODAY Updated: 02/17/2013 08:24am Out: résumés. In: tweets. Several tech-forward marketing companies are going where few have gone before: they’re ditching the résumé and the conventional job interview process for tweets. A simple tweet or two — sometimes called Twitterviews — can lead to a job. In a nation where unemploymentContinue reading “Twitter the Place to Land New Jobs/USA TODAY”

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