4 Must-Ask Interview Questions for October

In a follow-up interview with Dina Harding, Executive + Technical Recruiter and Search Firm Owner at Maven Quest®, she delves into the how and why complexities of interview questioning. She also provides bonus best-practice insights that can help anyone involved in the hiring and interviewing process hone their Q&A chops. To begin, four interview questions…

Three Ways Every Company Should Prepare Applicants

You’ve been in this situation before. As a recruiter or hiring manager, you burn hours hosting screening calls and scheduling interviews while trying to find the very best candidate for an open role. When the candidate arrives at your office for the next phase of the process—an in-person interview—you ask the question, “So what interested…

6 Ways to Develop a Great Working Relationship With Hiring Managers

Often, the most challenging part of the interview process isn’t sourcing qualified candidates, holding phone screens or negotiating a starting salary — it’s working with the hiring managers themselves. In fact, Jobvite’s 2017 Recruiter Nation report revealed that the two biggest bottlenecks in the recruiting process are hiring managers failing to move candidates through the hiring…

The Benefits of Responding to Reviews

Candidates rely on the internet now more than ever when it comes to their job search. According to a Pew Research study, one-third of recent job seekers identified the internet as the most important resource in their job search (Searching for Work in Digital Era, Pew Research, November 2015). Candidates will explore the basics like…

4 Things You Need to Do to Close Candidates

They passed their phone screen with flying colors. They knocked the socks off of the hiring manager in their in-person. And now, the team is clamoring for them to join the company. Once you’ve found an outstanding candidate that everyone can agree on, you might feel like the hard part is over. But you want to…

Talent Analytics 101: How to Interpret Your Data in 2018

What’s your cost-per-hire? As of 2015, the average cost-per-hire for American employers was $4,000. If your company isn’t keeping track of data like this, they may be missing out on other crucial insights that can help guide the hiring process. As recruiting becomes increasingly data-driven, it is important for employers to understand how they can…