Interviewing and Hiring

Someone cracked the code of job applicant doublespeak

February 28, 2017
As the founder and CEO of Leadership IQ, Mark Murphy has advised on the hiring processes at hundreds of companies—and in doing so, has slowly revealed commonalities among job candidates when they speak during interviews.

4 recruiting mistakes

October 10, 2016
Attract the best and brightest job candidates by refraining from these actions during the recruiting and interviewing process.

Are résumé mistakes that bad?

September 28, 2016
While you should be wary of mistake-riddled résumés, you may want to overlook the occasional typo or grammar issue.

Identify self-starters to hire

September 19, 2016
How can you identify self-starters? Try these questions during interviews.

Don’t let bias taint interviews

July 6, 2016
When it comes to hiring, trusting your first impression of a candidate isn’t smart. Relying on those initial gut reactions can cause you to make bad decisions during the rest of the interview.

Top ways to attract millennials

April 27, 2016
When you are writing a press release, social media post or even email to publicize an upcoming event, don’t overuse these words.

Top ways to attract Millennials

March 28, 2016
To attract the best and brightest of this large group, follow this advice.

Résumé-free hiring: Growing trend or fad?

February 23, 2016
Many companies have put an end to collecting and reviewing résumés from job candidates. Instead, they are “blind hiring” candidates, and assessing their fit by having them complete tasks and projects.

4 interview questions you must know

February 18, 2016
In 2016, you are going to need to compete for top talent, and that means you need to wow candidates during interviews.

Assess candidates’ personality fit

December 28, 2015
How a new hire’s personality fits within your team is as important as the person’s credentials and experience. Ask these questions to determine if a job candidate is a good fit for your team.