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.
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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.
Sometimes we run across a blog posting that makes us think, “Man, we wish we wrote that!” (OK, this happens more than sometimes, but for literary purposes, let’s just roll with it.) One of these great reads was posted last week over at Human Capital League and is titled “‘The Oprah Effect– Even Recruiters Can [...]
We recently came across a great article at CNNMoney.com‘s Fortune blog called “10 tips for entrepreneurs looking to build great teams” by Craig Driscoll. It made many good points about the importance of good hiring practices, but the one that really got our attention was this: Leverage recruiters where appropriate. Chances are you’re starting a [...]
After a very careful search, you’ve found a great candidate. Slam dunk! Yay, team! Everybody high-five and let’s get back to work, right? Not quite yet. New-hire negotiations require more than just an outline of what you plan to offer and a pen to sign on the dotted line. While some new-hires don’t really question [...]
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.”