It was official: Susan hated conducting interviews. It wasn’t like she’d admit that to her boss or anything, but if she was really being honest with herself, she just couldn’t seem to get excited about interviewing and screening candidates for hire. Susan considered herself a pretty likable person, and she got along great with her [...]
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We’ve talked about how much a bad hire can cost you in dollars in the past, but here’s a new way to measure how much they hurt your business.
If you are in the middle of the very stressful hiring process, don’t forget that how you treat candidates reflects on your company’s reputation.
There’s a lot of advice out there for applicants and job seekers on how to present yourself during the hiring process. In this post, we’d like to take a moment to talk about how employers and their hiring staff ought to come across. Sure, you are offering a new career opportunity for the lucky applicant who gets your offer. But, if you want to reel in a prize catch, it would help to lure them in with your best behavior during the hiring process.
We just saw this article at Huffingtonpost.com, and had to share it on this last day of 2010. It’s called “15 Ridiculously Hard Job Interview Questions From Top Employers Like Google, Goldman Sachs”, and the title does not exaggerate. As seasoned hiring management specialists, we thought we’d heard them all, but we found some new [...]
President Tina Hamilton has been tapped as an HR expert again, this time for Woman’s World Magazine‘s “Land that job with new recruiter-proven tricks!” The article, which appeared in the April 26, 2010 issue, offers advice to job candidates on how to improve their “soft” skills, which the define as the ability to be able [...]
On Thursday, February 18th, Tina Hamilton, hireVision Group’s president/CEO presented the webinar “The 8 Biggest Hiring Mistakes for 2010″ for iCIMS, a worldwide leader in providing Applicant tracking Software-as-a-Service (SaaS). “It was my first ever nationwide webinar,” says Hamilton, “and it was a really incredible experience to reach such a wide-spread audience in such an [...]
Our own Tina Hamilton was spotlighted in the news again in the Eastern Pennsylvania Business Journal’s cover story “Suits, security fears spur deeper background probes,” published on February 22, 2010. The article discusses how and why businesses are putting more effort into background checks during the hiring process. Click here for a PDF of the [...]
Here are some secret tricks that real recruiters and hiring managers use to weed out candidates:
They inspect your car.
Tina Hamilton, of hireVision Group, knows a corporate president who would find out which car belonged to the candidate he was interviewing. “The receptionist … would then go outside and look in the candidate’s car to see how neat and clean the car was, if there were food wrappers … how well maintained the car was,” says Hamilton. “The owner considered this a definition of the candidate’s character.”
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