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 are 10 tips from CNI Recruiting to help with interview preparation. 1. Job Descriptions Job Descriptions should […]
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 take any job. Ask questions about the company’s goals and their progress achieving the goals, […]
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 best way to obtain answers to these questions is to submit them in writing in the form of […]
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 English not slang. Try to avoid “pause” words such as like, uh, you know, and […]
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 interrupted during the interview. If you are not using your mobile phone for the interview, […]
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 reaction. Do they moderate their statement or support it? Do they respond in a professional manner? CNI […]