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Apr 03, 2014 | Post by: Bill Firing Comments Off on Dating Tips for Interviewing

Dating Tips for Interviewing

It’s been said that the process of interviewing and accessing an opportunity is much like dating.  Both parties are getting to know each other and deciding on coupling their professional endeavors for a period of time. Here a four key reminders for candidates: First impressions are king.  Not matter the

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Jan 14, 2014 | Post by: Bill Firing Comments Off on Closing candidates in a tough market

Closing candidates in a tough market

Closing candidates in a tough market

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May 22, 2013 | Post by: Vikki Pachera Comments Off on Secrets to Successful Recruiting

Secrets to Successful Recruiting

“How did you get that person at Google interested in us, how did you find not one but three candidates that we loved for the role?”...It takes a deep understanding of business, tremendous tenacity, a thick skin, courage, and a passion for people and making connections.

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May 14, 2013 | Post by: Gwen Moore Comments Off on Precision: Hiring the Perfect Job Candidate

Precision: Hiring the Perfect Job Candidate

Long gone is the notion of extended on-the-job training (OJT). Competition is fierce and companies do not have time for the slow roll of OJT.

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May 03, 2013 | Post by: Vikki Pachera Comments Off on The Panel Interview

The Panel Interview

Increasingly, we’re coaching our clients to conduct panel interviews—two to three people from the company conversing with a potential employee. They are more fun, generally have more energy, and are frequently more informative that an traditional 1/1.

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Jan 11, 2013 | Post by: Gwen Moore Comments Off on Star Trek or Star Wars?

Star Trek or Star Wars?

If you’re an engineer, chances are you’ve been asked this during an interview. Off topic questions are becoming more common in the interview process as employers seek to determine the cultural fit of a candidate – which in some cases has eclipsed finding the most skilled.

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Jan 10, 2013 | Post by: Vikki Pachera Comments Off on The Unadvertised Job

The Unadvertised Job

The WSJ ran a piece yesterday on ‘unadvertised jobs’ as if this was news or a newly discovered sinister plot. On any given month, we might place a quarter of our candidates in roles that were not posted. There’s a number of reasons why a job might not be posted

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Nov 27, 2012 | Post by: Bill Firing Comments Off on Interview Prep: Four Things to Know

Interview Prep: Four Things to Know

As a recruiter, I know first-hand how important it is for candidates to make a solid first impression in the interview process. Here are four things everyone should know before that first interview.

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Sep 23, 2012 | Post by: Gwen Moore 2 Comments

Get Out the Vote

Let’s face it, when we vote – whether in a political election or in selecting someone to join our organization - the decisions that determine the successful candidate - come down to four basic criteria.

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Sep 12, 2012 | Post by: Bill Firing Comments Off on Landing Top Candidates in Today’s Market

Landing Top Candidates in Today’s Market

As a recruiter, I am often asked by hiring managers at the start of a search, “What will it take to land a great candidate?”   My answer is simple:  Be active and smartly aggressive throughout the process. Indeed, it’s the collective process that is so vital, and not just counting

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