Interviewing for a new job can be both stressful and exciting. Stressful because we’re putting ourselves out there in hopes that the interviewer will realize our talent and expertise, and exciting because it’s a new company with fresh opportunities for us to explore. As a recruiter, I believe that in order to become a stand-out candidate during the hiring process,
As an employer, interviewing candidates for open positions can be a daunting responsibility. In addition to attracting the right person for the role, you need to sell them on your company and make sure they’re the right fit for your organization. Asking the right questions, listening to their answers and following up are all important parts of becoming a seasoned
The ability to effectively communicate verbally with colleagues, superiors, and clients is essential for every workplace, regardless of its industry, but good communication skills go beyond conversations. In today’s digital business world, it’s equally as important for employees to be able to write well. During a regular business day, we’re surrounded by instant emails and text messages where the use
Until recently, very few companies utilized video conferencing for interviews. Today, it is becoming more and more prevalent, if not commonplace. A video interview can either be live or in a pre-recorded question format. Both require preparation as it is a bit different from a telephone or face-to-face interview. How do you prepare for success? Make sure you have your
Recently, I spent some time listening to hiring frustrations from various HR leaders. Hiring managers and HR recruiters indicated that they’ve lost good candidates to their competition. As I began to probe into why it might be happening, it became evident that their hiring process is playing a role in losing top talent. Each company has a process they follow.