Battling the Skills Gap by Asking the Right Interview Questions

Battling the Skills Gap by Asking the Right Interview Questions

The questions you choose to ask your candidates are crucial and form the foundation of your interview. By asking the right questions, you will gain insight on important things to know about a potential hire. If you ask close-ended questions, you won’t learn anything about how a candidate works and if they will be a […]

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How to Avoid A Lawsuit: Illegal Interview Questions

How to Avoid A Lawsuit: Illegal Interview Questions

As an HR professional, it’s important that you understand which questions you can or cannot legally ask candidates.  However, it is also just as important that anyone else involved in the interview process be made aware of questions they should not ask candidates.  Asking illegal questions during the interview process can quickly leave a company […]

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The Interview Questions You Shouldn’t Ask During a Job Interview

Employers rely heavily on job interviews to help give them an accurate look at what the candidate in front of them is all about. But while it’s okay to get a little abstract during an interview (“How many people are currently working at Google now?”), there are some areas you should avoid at all costs. […]

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How to Spot 4 Problematic Employees During an Interview

Employee archetypes have become the inspiration for comedy in shows like The Office. When it comes to problem employees, eccentric, overconfident, and apathetic are all well and good to watch on television (who doesn’t love to hate Dwight?). However, we’re going to give you a few hiring tips so that you can avoid dealing with […]

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Interview Tips for Hiring Interns

Last week we talked about the importance of taking your internship job postings seriously. It is important to come up with and post a thorough job description, make contact with local colleges, and have a clear idea of the type of compensation you can provide. Once this process is complete, you will (hopefully) have a […]

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