Ignorance Is Bliss? 3 Reasons To Do Professional Style Hiring Interviews

Throughout all my years working in the field of Human Resources, I’ve come to know 2 truths when it comes to hiring: The employers who are inexperienced at hiring don’t believe (or haven’t even thought) they need the skills or help to do it. Once these employers go through a hiring process they come to …

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After The Interview: 3 Steps To Awesome Interview Evaluations

So, you’ve had a great interview process with a super qualified group of shortlisted candidates. You’ve finished the (structured hopefully!) interviews and now you’ve got the daunting task of figuring out which one of your finalists is going to be your next, best employee. Sometimes this part of the process can seem too complex or …

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Are Personality Tests Necessary For Hiring Interviews – 4 Critical Factors

The question often comes up from my clients about whether or not they should be using personality assessment tools to assist in their interviewing and hiring processes. My answer is always a resounding; ‘Maybe’!! A 2014 Forbes article quotes a whopping 62% of surveyed employers as using some form of personality assessment tool to help with their hiring. …

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Hiring Interviews: 3 Practical Steps To Choosing Your Interview Shortlist

So, you’ve done all the planning, you crafted a great set of structured questions and even gone as far as plowing through that pile of resumes, so you have a manageable number to now choose from. So, what’s next? How do you get to that magical 3-5 key candidates that you’ll be super excited to …

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How Do I Warm Up A Cold Interview Process? 3 Steps To Getting Back On Track

A perfect topic here in the middle of winter in Edmonton, Canada One of my corporate clients has asked: “How do I warm up a cold interview or hiring process?” ‘In a nutshell, let’s say you started a hiring/interview process for a position you need (one way or another). YAY. And then…you neglect or do …

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OMG They’ve Lost It! 4 Types of Rogue Hiring Interview Candidates

I realize it’s been a minute since my last post, however in my best defense I’d like to say I have been working hard creating great content and preparing for exciting new things coming soon! 😉 In the meantime, let’s talk today about reaaaaalllyyyy bad hiring interviews! If you’ve been involved in recruiting and hiring …

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