Hiring & Interviewing

Seek-an-Employee

October 22, 2014
Which attribute do you have trouble finding?

And the $25,000 question is …

August 21, 2014
“Do you have any health problems?” Big mistake.

To reduce turnover, begin at the interview

July 28, 2014
Is employee turnover weighing on your budget and sapping your valuable time? Here are five tips to help you select candidates who will appreciate the job, do good work and stay with your organization.

Are your bad interview habits chasing talent?

July 11, 2014
While the widening pool of potential recruits is good news for managers, it underscores the importance of conducting an interview that attracts the best candidate.

Before promoting, 9 questions to ask

June 23, 2014
Promoting from within can save recruiting costs and staff time if you choose the right employees. But internal hires often go wrong for one simple reason: Hiring managers assume they know the candidate.

Hiring? 3 traits that make a great employee

June 5, 2014
Research has shown that successful employees have three basic characteristics in addition to their technical skills.

5 interview questions that reveal their true nature

May 1, 2014
Want to know what really makes an applicant tick? Try asking something outside the norm.

7 tips for great interviews

April 22, 2014
Poorly conducted interviews can result in bad hiring decisions and lead to legal trouble. So how do you maximize their effectiveness and minimize potential biases?

When Is an Intern Not an Intern?

October 1, 2013

Lately, the news has been full of stories about successful lawsuits by unpaid interns whose main job was to get coffee and be messengers. But before you cancel plans to hire an unpaid intern, know it is possible to design a program that complies with current laws and benefits those on both sides of the desk.

 

Lights, camera … video job interview?

September 1, 2013
Sixty-three percent of HR managers surveyed by Robert Half said their company had used video to handle part of the interview process. But does the technology deliver the same insights you capture in person, or are video interviews an operational shortcut that leaves questions on the table? Considerations when conducting video interviews: