Top Interview Resources for Employers

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10 Must-Ask Interview Questions

Creating a set of must-ask interview questions is never easy. In 45 minutes, you have to get to know a candidate well enough to determine if she can perform a complex job, fit your company’s culture, and not flake out after you’ve spent all that time training her. We’ve compiled a list of the 10 must-ask questions to help you recruit a successful candidate. 

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The Difference Between What a Good Candidate and a Great Candidate Says During an Interview

The difference between a good interview and a great interview may be just a hair, but it could be that one little strand that lands a candidate the job (or not). When there are dozens of excellent candidates vying for the same job, finding that little extra something that makes someone stand out is imperative. A good candidate might say all the right things.  But a great candidate will say all the “wow” things. Here are some examples of how a good candidate might answer standard interview questions as compared to a great candidate.

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5 Important Prescreening Questions

Candidate screening gives you the opportunity to see how applicants present themselves on the phone, as well as set expectations for the position. Here are five important questions to ask every candidate you prescreen.

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Is the Candidate Lying During This Interview? Here’s How to Tell

So much focus is placed on the stress faced by job candidates, but it can actually be just as nerve-wracking on the other side of the table. Unfortunately, it's all too common for candidates to lie on their resumes or during interviews. As a hiring manager, you need to be on the lookout for signs a candidate isn’t telling you the truth. Look for the following verbal and nonverbal cues that may sometimes suggest dishonesty.

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Interview Questions for Hiring College Interns

Offering a college internship program can be a rewarding experience. You'll enjoy the benefits of having extra hands on deck—plus, your employees will stretch their own skill sets by serving as mentors to younger professionals. The key is finding the right intern: one who makes everyone's lives easier instead of negatively affecting your to-do list. It's critical to devote time and care to the interview process just as you would with a full-time employee. Be sure to include these interview questions on your list the next time you hire a college intern.

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How To Interview Someone For A Job You Can’t Do Yourself

Interviewing someone for a job you can’t do yourself can be a nerve-wracking experience—you have to intelligently evaluate a qualified candidate, yet you have little to no understanding of what qualifies as “qualified.” Make a mistake and your organization will lose time, energy, and money on finding a new candidate—not to mention the office-wide stress associated with a vacant position. But you’ve been tasked with this interview, so what do you do now? Here are some tips to help you out.

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10 Must-Ask Exit Interview Questions

Many employers view the exit interview as a mere formality, assuming they bother to perform one at all, but it’s is more important to the health of your business than you may think. The exit interview is an essential tool for understanding why employees leave and how they feel about the company. To get you started, we’ve collected the 10 must-ask exit interview questions.

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