How to Make Candidates Feel Comfortable During a Job Interview

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by Cindy Boesel, UndercoverRecruiter As a recruiter used to interviewing lots of candidates every day, you probably realize by now that some interviews go wrong purely because candidates are nervous and this makes you lose some really great hires in the process. It’s in your best interest to create a comfortable and welcoming atmosphere during… Read more »

Recruiters Nominate Their Favorite Phone Interview Questions

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by Ritika Puri, LinkedIn Talent Blog Let’s face it. Phone screenings can be awkward. It’s equally common for candidates and recruiters, alike, to feel nervous. On the one hand, recruiters are under immense pressure to keep the conversation going and impress the person on the other side of the phone. Candidates are in a similar boat,… Read more »

5 Ways to Make Job Offers Faster

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by Josh Tolan, UndercoverRecruiter Job offer rejections are on the rise and concerns about salary, relocation, and benefits are not the main cause. The culprit seems to be the slow hiring process, leaving room for high-demand talent to receive offers from other companies. A surprising 49 percent of candidates declined job offers because they accepted… Read more »

Millennial Generation a Dominant Force

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by Jonathan Berger, The Staffing Stream With the millennial generation a dominant force in the work world, having a top company culture is more important than ever. This fast-growing demographic is more apt than ever to job hop and seek immediate gratification. Benefits, salary, location and job-growth are all important for this workforce, but at the… Read more »

How to Attract the Right Candidates to Your Job Vacancy

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by Lauren Knowles, UndercoverRecruiter The number of job advertisements and applications are continuing to rise, and are making it more difficult for companies to attract the right candidates to their vacancies. The rate of applications to job advertisements has remained higher than pre-recession figures. A recent report from CV Library looking at job-seeking trends found that… Read more »

9 Questions The Best Candidates Will Ask You

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by Lou Adler, LinkedIn Talent Blog To make more balanced career decisions, I suggested that job-seekers should take matters into their own hands and ask recruiters and hiring managers a very specific set of 9 questions. The questions will help candidates figure out what the job really entails, what is the environment in the company… Read more »

Top 25 Oddball Interview Questions for 2014

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by Glassdoor It’s always a challenge for employers to come up with great oddball questions to throw at candidates during an interview. Every year, Glassdoor combs through tens of thousands of interview questions shared by job candidates over the past year to compile its annual list of the Top 25 Oddball Interview Questions. See if… Read more »