When interviewing candidates, do you find that the interview tends to get off topic quickly? Are the candidate’s answers not as robust as you expected them to be? Have you considered overhauling your interview process but don’t know where to begin? We have a suggestion: Try asking behavior-based interview questions.
Tag: Candidate Behavior
DISC is one of the most valid and reliable instruments of its kind, originating back to Dr. Marston’s work in 1928. It is estimated that over 30 million DISC assessments are used or sold yearly across the globe. However, it is not enough to only understand or apply DISC theory for critical hiring, training, conflict resolution, and […]
New research supports what many recruiters are already concerned about: a lack of qualified talent for job vacancies. Today, we’ll look at that research.
ManpowerGroup Solutions has released a report, “Making the Connection: Best Practices in Candidate Experience,” based on research into candidate preferences, behaviors, and motivators. The report finds one in three prospective employees wants to receive more detailed information—not only about the specific job opportunity, but about the company itself—as well as more frequent, human connection. The […]
Each month, BLR® conducts a nationwide survey of human resources professionals to learn about policies and practices in HR throughout the country. This month’s survey about recruiting is sponsored by SilkRoad. Available from November 5 to November 30, this month’s survey asks questions about recruiting practices, thanks to our sponsor SilkRoad, including: What best describes […]
As we discussed in yesterday’s Advisor, most American workers wouldn’t work at a company with a bad reputation. Today, we’ll discuss some more strategies for improving your bad reputation or for keeping your good one constant. Making Room for Employment Branding Does your company have an employment branding program? How about even one employee dedicated […]
A recent survey states that the majority of Americans would not want to work at a company if that company has a bad reputation. Interestingly, nearly 20% more women would refuse to work at such a job than men! According to a recent survey by CR Magazine and Cielo Talent, 86% of America’s females do […]
Whether it’s keeping candidates guessing as to where they are in the application process or simply neglecting to acknowledge their application, some employers are unwittingly leaving candidates with a bad impression—and it’s taking a toll on their business.
In yesterday’s Advisor, we presented the first three facts about the candidate experience that employers should heed; today, the rest of the facts from CareerBuilder’s study—including how good branding to candidates can pay off in the end.