Tag: interviewing

Better Interviews with Value-Based Intuition

In yesterday’s Advisor we began to explore how you can conduct better interviews by supporting your intuition with an understanding of your values and learning how to recognize those values in your candidates. Today we’ll look at some details of how to use these skills in an interview.

More than a hunch: making better hiring decisions

by Tracy Lindow Recently, I overheard a conversation between two department managers in the hallway of a client organization:  Manager A: “I will not be in our staff meeting today because I have to interview a candidate for the vacancy in my department at 9:00 a.m. If she shows up on time and has no […]

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This Job Is a Joke!

Can you take a joke? Then chances are you’ll go far at your company! A new survey, released by Accountemps®, reveals that having a sense of humor is an important characteristic to have for fitting into most companies’ culture.

5 Keys to Successful High-Volume Recruiting

by Rebecca Barnes-Hogg, SPHR, SHRM-SCP of YOLO Insights® High-volume recruiting is about numbers—big numbers—of open positions and candidates. Managing a high volume of each is challenging and overwhelming for a recruiter who not only has to follow a consistent process, but also keep candidates and hiring managers informed and satisfied. Here are five fundamental elements […]


Want to Hire Great People? Put Your Intuition to Work

by Lynn A. Robinson Finding the right person to fill a position often turns out to be the most difficult part of a manager’s job. Whether you’re an HR staffer, a headhunter, a department manager, or a CEO, you’re going to run head on into the same problems that all seekers of the ideal candidate […]

‘Killer’ Statement Fatal to California Investigator’s Career

by Elizabeth J. Boca, Epstein Becker & Green, P.C. On September 8, 2016, the California Court of Appeal for the Fifth Appellate Circuit addressed the issue of whether an employee’s single statement, claimed to be made in jest, constituted good cause for termination of his employment.

Infographic: Interviewees Frustrated by Lack of Follow-Up

Timing is everything, the saying goes, and for firms trying to hire it could make the difference between securing the candidate and losing out. For almost six in 10 workers (57%) in a Robert Half survey, the most frustrating part of the job search is the long wait after an interview to hear if they […]

More Hiring Essentials

In yesterday’s Advisor, we looked at some tips for a strong start to an interview, especially when it comes to introducing the organization to the interviewee. Today we present more tips on interviewing.