One of the most important aspects of recruiting is preparing for job interviews. However, because of operational responsibilities, many hiring managers do not have the time to prepare properly, which can result in significant re-hiring and re-training expense. Here… Continue reading
CNI Recruiting publishes a series of articles containing interview tips for candidates. Here are some additional tips:
- Exhibit enthusiasm for the position and the company. Explain why you are interested in joining their team.
- Don’t act as though you would… Continue reading
Selecting a recruiting firm is like diving into a pool; you need to be sure that there is water in there before you dive. The following are some important questions to ask when selecting a recruiting firm. The… Continue reading
When preparing job descriptions, include only requirements that have been proven to correlate with success for the job and your company, rather than anecdotal information. Include “soft” requirements, i.e. attitude, behavior, professionalism, courtesy, appropriate dress, enthusiasm, and energy. CNI Recruiting.
During job interviews be upbeat and speak with a strong, clear voice. Project confidence, but not arrogance. Make eye contact with the interviewers and find ways to connect with them. Don’t tell any jokes or make “smart” remarks. Use proper… Continue reading
When planning to attend a job interview, remember that first impressions count! Arrange to be in a quiet, private location. Resist the temptation to save time by participating in an interview while driving. Make sure that you will not be… Continue reading
When interviewing candidates, test their skill set. For example, with sales candidates, request that they “sell” you their current solution. Ask questions and raise objections. If you don’t agree with something that candidates say, tell them and determine their… Continue reading
When interviewing candidates, ask open ended, probing questions rather than questions that can be answered with “yes” or “no”. Avoid leading candidates. For example, if interviewing sales candidates, ask them to walk you through a recent sale rather than asking… Continue reading
When preparing for your job interview, make a list of the items that you want to discuss. These should include your criteria for selecting a position and company as well as questions about the company’s mission, strategies, past performance, growth… Continue reading