By Matthew Lester, Toronto Startup Recruiter The traditional job interview is broken. They are poor at predicting future job performance. Companies ask generic questions and candidates provide rehearsed answers. Often, candidates are hired based on…
To help you break out of your hiring malaise, we’ve put together a hiring agenda to ensure you are not only being diligent with your hiring practices but you also make a good impression on the candidates you interview. Don’t forget, candidates are assessing your company as much as you are assessing them, and if you want to attract the best talent, you need to impress them.
If you have a group interview coming up, here are a number of tips to put the best foot forward and get a call back to the next round of interviews…
Your resume is what will get you a call back for an interview, but the job interview itself is your time to shine and show that you are the right person for the job. This also means you need to be prepared to answer a plethora of questions about your experience, skills, and potential employer. And you never know which questions they are going to ask until you sit down for the interview
Having great references is essential if you want to land your dream job and make the ascent up the corporate ladder. While most job candidates are diligent with polishing their resume and cover letter and updating it each time they go on a job interview, many also overlook the importance of maintaining good references over the long term.
If you say that you don’t lie during job interviews, then you are probably lying. According to recent research from the University of Guelph, 94% of people lie during job interviews
Making a good salary is something that most people set as one of their career goals, yet most don’t negotiate due to fear and because they lack the necessary skills. The following will take a look at how failure to negotiate your salary could cost you and effective ways to successfully negotiate a higher salary with a prospective employer.
While they say it’s what’s inside that counts, it is not the only thing that matters when looking to advance your career. First impressions matter, and one of the first things a potential employer, client, recruiter or colleague will notice is how you dress and how you present yourself.