The Most Important Interview Questions to Ask When Hiring Executive Leaders

Interview questions for senior leadership and executives are uniquely nuanced, differentiating key competencies from other levels of candidates. In my recent interview with Michael Homula, Managing Partner, Executive Recruiter + Recruiting Strategist, RPM Search Group, Homula organized his responses into three parts: 1. the Definition; 2. the Question; and, 3. the Why, focused on two […]

How to Hire Employees

If you’re interested in learning how to hire employees more efficiently and increase their retention, you're in luck — we wrote a guide to hiring new employees with all the info you need to accomplish these results! Adding a salaried or full-time employee to your payroll can be a large investment, especially for a senior […]

7 Best Hiring Practices for Small Business Owners in 2019

As you grow your small business, you may need more people on your team to help you achieve your goals. The employees you hire set the foundation for your company’s success, noted Joanne Markow, founding partner of Boston-based career coaching organization GreenMason. “Your hires are your connection between you, your customers, your brand, your livelihood and your legacy,” […]

Resume and Interview Red Flags That Can't Be Ignored

Job seekers aren’t the only ones that have to be careful when it comes to resumes and interviews. Hiring managers and human resources professionals have to make sure they catch those red flags hidden in the content of resumes and the body language and actions of the interviewing candidates.

How to Properly Ask Candidates About Failures and Cons

When preparing to interview candidates, employers often revert to typical questions: "Tell me about yourself," and "What is your greatest weakness?"  They can also tap into some of the 50 Most Common Interview Questions recently published by Glassdoor. Dig deeper to responses In addition to traditional questions, employers who probe a bit deeper can unearth […]

Must-Ask Interview Questions for Hiring Healthcare Professionals

Questioning a candidate in a way that unearths genuine interest in and ability to handle the nuances of a role requires a strategic approach. Artfully articulated and layered questions help to peel back the layers of a candidate’s past and illuminate how the past mirrors target requirements. They also shine a light on whether the […]

How to Measure the Candidate Experience

As recruiters, we have two main groups of stakeholders: the hiring managers whose teams we’re hiring for, and the candidates we are assessing and advocating for throughout the process. In comparing the two, it can be straightforward to understand how well we’re fulfilling hiring managers’ needs through frequent alignment meetings, a speedy process, and ultimately […]

Must-Ask Interview Questions for Nursing Managers

Everybody knows nurses not only treat patients, but they also save lives by noticing and resolving potential medical issues before they escalate. As well, nurses “provide rapid response, assist in triage, double-check the physician’s work and interact with patients to observe important changes,” says Sacred Heart University. Presently on the front lines of the COVID-19 […]