15 Interview Questions to Ensure Candidate Quality

On the surface, interviewing a candidate for an available job sounds easy. With the job description in hand describing specific skill sets and experience, the recruiter or hiring manager fires off a dozen questions or so and voila, they are equipped to make a hiring decision. If only interviewing were that simple. The nuance of […]

3 Tips to Improve Your Interview Process

In recent years, tech companies like Google and Facebook have become notorious for difficult job interviews. Companies of all sizes and across many industries have followed suit, using challenging interviews to find and hire the best candidates. Brainteasers, business problems, behavioral questions and coding tests are routinely used to identify candidates best fit for positions. […]

5 Rules for Interview Questions That Result in Great Hires

Conducting a good interview is an art form. Within a relatively short period of time, you need to gather enough of the right type of information to determine whether a candidate is the best fit for a given position. And with so many interview preparation resources available online, it's easy for candidates to come over-prepared […]

How to Improve Your Interview Process

Tech companies like Google are famous for their difficult job interview process, and many other corporations have followed suit. From brain teasers to group interviews and behavioral questions, businesses use different techniques to find the best possible hire for their openings. 1. What Is the Interview Process? 2. Interview Process Steps & How to Improve […]

Employer Interview Preparation Checklist

A candidate's first impressions of a potential employer matter. The interview process is often the first touch a candidate has with an employer brand, culture or management style. That makes it critical to work closely with hiring managers and interviewers to come ready to ask pertinent questions, reflect your organization's core values and treat every […]

Webinar Recap: 5 Things Successful Companies Do in Interviews

With companies vying to be Glassdoor Best Places to Work, it’s easy to lose sight of something equally important: being a great place to interview. After all, your interview process is how you find the people that will love working at your company, and your candidate experience says a lot about your employer brand. This […]

Oddball Interview Questions Recruiters Should Ask

Ask a job seeker what his or her weaknesses are and chances are they will say they work too hard. Ask that same candidate what they would do if they won $20 million in the lottery and you're not likely to get a canned or polished answer. While oddball questions may seem pointless, they can actually be […]

11 Must-Ask Interview Questions This Month

For March’s “Must-Ask Interview Questions,” I sought out three experienced, global recruiters and talent strategists who work with a diversity of candidates. Their favorite questions traversed a variety of topics and ferreted out crucial insights such as the candidate’s culture fit with the role and company; leadership and team building abilities; earnestness; values and vision, […]

How to Conduct Successful Remote Interviews

Remote interviewing is a newly required skill for hiring managers and recruiters, with the latest polls showing that as many as 86% of organizations are conducting virtual interviews to screen and hire new talent. But while some recruiting skills carry over naturally, such as making conversation, asking insightful questions, and following up with references, remote […]

How to Rethink Your Interview Process

Today, Glassdoor revealed the winners of the Candidates’ Choice Awards, honoring the Best Places to Interview in 2016. This honor recognizes the employers with the best interview experience, according to those who know best -- the job candidates. It is unique, not only because it is based solely on candidate feedback, but its methodology is […]

Top 5 Behavioral Interview Questions to Ask in 2018

As an employer, there's no right way to host a job interview. But you can ask each candidate the right questions to learn the most important things about them. Learning what makes a person qualified to work for you is difficult, especially if you have just a half-hour interview with them in a conference room. Because of […]