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by Kazim Ladimeji, Recruiter.com A recent report from Glassdoor found that the hiring process is taking longer than it has in years. In the U.S., for example, the hiring process has increased in duration from an average of 12.6 days in 2010 to 22.9 days in 2014. This trend is reflected across many of the… Read more »

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by Larry Alton, UndercoverRecruiter “If you were a candy bar, what kind would you be?” As useless as this question sounds, don’t be surprised if you get asked something like this during a job interview. Though you have no control over the questions you’ll be asked during the interview, you have complete control over how you… Read more »

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by Natalie Kitroeff, Mashable A résumé, that piece of paper designed to reflect your best self, is one of the places where people still tend to use typeface to express themselves. It does not always go well, according to people who spend a lot of time looking at fonts. Bloomberg asked three typography wonks which… Read more »

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by Mark Murphy, SmartRecruiters We’ve all used behavioral interview questions—questions that ask job candidates to recount a past experience so we can assess their likely future performance. In theory, behavioral interview questions should work just fine (because past behavior is usually a decent predictor of future behavior). But most interviewers ask behavioral questions in a… Read more »

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by My Say, SmartRecruiters Job seeking and recruiting have changed forever. Technology has made a huge impact on talent acquisition in recent years. Long gone are the days of classified ads and sifting through faxed resumes to attract and identify that perfect candidate. Today, job seekers have gone beyond emailing resumes and cover letters and… Read more »