Hiring & Interviewing

What you need to know about the new Form I-9

August 13, 2017
U.S. Citizenship and Customs Enforcement has issued a new Form I-9 that employers must begin using by Sept. 18, 2017. The release shines a spotlight on employers’ interaction with government agencies that enforce immigration laws.

Survey: Candidates dislike the hiring experience

July 3, 2017
Job applicants want to come work for you, but you’re not making it easy. That’s one of the conclusions to be drawn from a new CareerBuilder.com survey addressing how the candidate experience could be improved.

Reference checks: A wasted opportunity?

June 17, 2017
Though an interview can tell you a lot about a person, his or her references can be the real key to unearthing whether the employee is a fit—but only if you’re obtaining valuable insight from them. Here are six ways to beef up your reference checks:

Hiring mistakes hit small, midsized firms hardest

May 6, 2017
Hiring the right people is hard for every organization, but the stakes are often higher for smaller employers.

Hire education

April 22, 2017
Filling that open position with the right employee is an art you can easily learn. “There are two parts to hiring—the tangible and the intangible,” says Robert Rodrigues, COO of Power Digital Marketing in San Diego.

You’re just like me … you’re hired!

April 10, 2017
A new study by the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern found that once applicants make it to the interview level, the most common mechanism by which candidates are evaluated is their similarity to the interviewer, in both characteristics and interests.

The real story behind 4 background check myths

April 9, 2017
When it comes to selecting the best candidates, going deeper than just face value should be routine.

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.

Candid candidates: The 10 weirdest interview mistakes

January 30, 2017
CareerBuilder.com has released its annual list of job interview quirks and missteps committed by candidates in the preceding year.

One day, your dumb interview questions may turn feral on you

January 4, 2017

Before you launch into an unfocused round of tired and outright useless queries, you may want to brace yourself for Gerald. See, Gerald’s the interviewee you never expected: the one who intends to throw your poorly conceived softballs right back at you.