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Feb 11, 2017
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The Best (And Worst) Rated Interview Process According to Glassdoor 

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We obsess over helping companies improve their job interview process.

 

In order to be good at this type of work, we have to study the companies who do it well — as well as the companies who do it poorly.

 

But how do you know which companies excel at delivering a great interview experience and which companies can’t seem to get it right?

 

Well, the obvious and best source of this type of information is to ask candidates.

 

And when it comes to obtaining public, real-time feedback of this type, there’s no better place to look than Glassdoor.com.

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Nov 9, 2016
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Automated Interview Scheduling – A Low Cost Way to Save Hours of Time

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Tired of wasting time playing email and phone tag with candidates when trying to a schedule phone interview?

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Sep 9, 2016
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How Does Your Interview Process Compare To Your Peers – Food & Beverage Edition

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We obsess over helping companies improve their job interview process.

 

In order to be good at this type of work, we have to study the companies who do it well — as well as the companies who do it poorly.

 

But how do you know which companies excel at delivering a great interview experience and which companies can’t seem to get it right?

 

Well, the best source of this information is to ask candidates.

 

And when it comes to obtaining public, real-time feedback from candidates, there’s no better place to look than Glassdoor.com.

 

Get the full data from this research project here:  http://bit.ly/glassdoor-foodbev

 

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Aug 20, 2016
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Why Interview Technology Will Never Replace a Face-to-Face Interview

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Recently I was listening to a podcast called EconTalk featuring Kevin Kelley as a guest.

 

Kevin is the founder of Wired Magazine and is often referred to as a guy who predicts the future — not in the Nostradamus sense, but from a technology perspective.

 

Kevin has a new book out called The Inevitable. It’s about how the world will change in the next 20 years. In his book and on the podcast, Kevin said something that really caught my attention as it relates to interviewing. To paraphrase, he said:
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Jul 15, 2016
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Interview Team Selection – Why Most Companies Do It Wrong and 5 Ways To Fix It

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Most companies will let just about anyone be a part of an interview team.

 

In fact, when I ask recruiting leaders “What is your process for deciding who is allowed to interview job candidates at your company?” — they almost always give me a puzzled look.

 

The reality is that most companies don’t give interview team selection much thought.   But I would argue that selecting the proper interview team is one of the most critical steps of the interview process.

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Jun 23, 2016
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Stop First Impression Interviewer Bias Before It Starts

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First Impression Interviewer Bias happens when you judge a job candidate too fast.

 

When you look at the job candidate above, what do you see?

 

Do you see a confident, high-performer, ready to ace the interview?

 

Or a timid young girl with no confidence?

 

No matter what you saw, you probably had an opinion, right?    It’s a natural human response.

 

The problem with first impressions is that interviewers make fast judgements on candidates — often times in the first few seconds of meeting them.   And whether they know it or not, they’ve already made their hiring decision before the first question is even asked.

 

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Jun 15, 2016
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Audit Your Interview Process Using Our Interview Optimization Checklist

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From Interview Chaos To Calm

 

The interview process at most organizations is inconsistent, error prone and riddled with hidden costs.   Rarely do companies have a documented plan of how to manage all of the complexities involved with delivering a consistent experience.    And with so many stakeholders involved — Recruiters, Coordinators, Candidates, Executive Assistants, multiple Interviewers, etc. — the likelihood that something will eventually go wrong is high.

 

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May 18, 2016
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Interview Evaluation Forms – The Key to Data-Driven Hiring

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An interview evaluation form, also known as a candidate evaluation form, is a tool designed for hiring teams to report their feedback about a job applicant after a round of interviews.

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May 15, 2016
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Improve Your Hiring Decision Process with a Post-Interview Debrief

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At your company, does your hiring decision process include a post-interview candidate debrief meeting?

 

OR…do your interview teams do one of the following…
 
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Apr 29, 2016
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Interview Guides For Hiring Managers

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Interview guides are a great way to improve your hiring process. They provide hiring managers and the entire interview team with a consistent format for assessing talent. And, if you use them correctly, they can help you reduce your chances of asking an inappropriate question to your job candidates during an interview. Let’s look at some of the components of a great interview guide.

 

FIRST — DOWNLOAD A COPY OF OUR INTERVIEW GUIDE TEMPLATE!  (CLICK HERE)

 

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