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There are many factors to consider when interviewing a job candidate. Typically you have less than an hour to create a first impression and decide whether or not the person should move on to the second stage.

Add to that, according to Mashable, the average employer may receive upwards of 100 applications per job opening!

With that many applications, it’s important for hiring managers to look beyond the resume.

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Categories: Interviewing, Hiring | Tags: Tips , Candidates , Retaining Talent

Negotiating a salary is an uncomfortable process for many people. You don’t want to offend your future employer, but you also want to get a fair salary.

A tough job market doesn’t make this situation any easier, but if you want to get what you’re worth, you need to learn how to negotiate.

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Categories: Job Search, Interviewing | Tags: Salary , Negotiating Tips

Hiring the right person sometimes means asking an unexpected interview question. The interview, one of the most important parts of the selection process, offers you an opportunity to learn more about the prospective employee’s experience, skills, and personality. However, it can be difficult to get to know someone during the short amount of time allotted for the interview process.

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Categories: Interviewing, Hiring | Tags: Interview Questions

When you ask questions during an interview, you show your interest and curiosity and it shows respect that you did your homework before the meeting. The right questions in an interview can further your candidacy, demonstrate your qualifications, give you an edge over the competition, help you determine if it’s the right culture fit, and generate a positive rapport with the interview according to a recent article on PR Daily.

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Categories: Interviewing, Job Search | Tags: Interview Questions

Fifty-three percent of all resumes contain inaccurate information. Thirty-four percent contain outright lies.

If you have ever embellished experience on your resume, you can appreciate the fact that people aren’t 100 percent honest when summarizing their own skills and expertise.

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Categories: Hiring, Interviewing | Tags: Interview Questions , Recruiting

Organizations are continually adapting their recruitment practices to reach the appropriate demographic.

Generation C, the Generation Human Resource Executive Online calls the “connected” generation, is a group so connected, both socially and technologically, they bring real value to the organization for which they work.

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Categories: Hiring | Tags: Candidates , Generational , Social Media , Technology

It’s no secret good talent is one of your company’s biggest assets.

In Hire the Best Candidate, the One You Can’t Afford, founder and CEO Frank Addante shares lessons based on his experience.

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Categories: Hiring, Interviewing | Tags: Interview Questions , Candidates

In How to Hire The Right Accounting and Finance Candidate, we suggested the benefits of the group interview as something to consider because it is less expensive for organizations.

The one-on-one interview process involves far more man hours in your organization and escalates if you are screening a large volume of candidates. While there are great cost benefits to the group interview process, it comes with a few caveats…

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Categories: Interviewing | Tags: Interview Questions , Candidates

The recruiting environment is changing and hiring trends are looking good for the rest of the year.

A recent survey — the 2012 Allied Workforce Mobility Survey — captured the voices of 500 HR professionals and shows a busy near future for hiring.

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Categories: Job Market, Hiring | Tags: Recruiting , Candidates , Tips

It is true employers in the U.S. are seeking to fill more jobs. In fact, there is continued hiring activity in accounting, finance, and information technology. Furthermore, we see hiring being active broadly — across industries and company size.

Two-thirds of the HR professionals reported they have “extensive” or “moderate” plans for hiring in 2012.

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Categories: Using A Recruiter, Hiring | Tags: Candidates , Recruiting , Tips , Retained Search , Contingency Search

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