What Every Employer Should Look For During Interviews

Everyone realizes that candidates get nervous before and during interviews—hoping they impress the hiring manager with their credentials and personality, and not saying anything that will jeopardize their chances of being hired. What most people don’t think about, though, is how nervous the employer could be, as well. After all, they have to make a…

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What Questions Should I Ask the Employer During My Interview?

Many candidates are initially confused by the thought of asking the employer questions during their interview. After all, isn’t the interview supposed to be all about asking the candidate questions? While that is obviously the primary purpose of the interview, coming prepared with answers only will fail to truly impress the employer and possibly cost…

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Checklist for Conducting Interviews

As a hiring manager, conducting interviews is a somewhat regular responsibility of yours. Perhaps you enjoy meeting candidates and learning about their background experiences and personalities, or perhaps this is a task that you rather dread. Either way, trying to determine which candidate will be the best fit for the position and the company culture…

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How to Respond to a Low Ball Job Offer

You’ve applied for that dream job, completed all your interviews in stellar form, passed your drug screen and reference check with flying colors, and now comes that long-anticipated moment: the arrival of your official job offer. Your moment of triumph is short-lived, however, when you discover that the offer is hardly enticing for someone with…

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