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December 11, 2022
THE TALE OF THE PREDECTIVE INTERVIEW
Danny was a 21 year old psychologist that was drafted to the Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) after his studies. In 1951, after a short attempt as a combat soldier he was assigned to the IDF’s Psychology Unit. He quickly discovered that his commander, the chief of the psychology unit, was.
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December 11, 2022
INTERVIEW HORROR STORIES: IF ONLY THE JOB EXISTED
Met this guy at a job fair who loved my work and gave me his card, telling me to call him the next day to set up an interview. The next day I went to his office and after looking at my portfolio, he tells me it’s great and that.
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November 28, 2022
INTERVIEW HORROR STORIES: IF ONLY THE JOB EXISTED
Met this guy at a job fair who loved my work and gave me his card, telling me to call him the next day to set up an interview. The next day I went to his office and after looking at my portfolio, he tells me it’s great and that.
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November 27, 2022
INTERVIEW HORROR STORIES: DON’T FORGET YOUR PRE-INTERVIEW HEARING TEST
First question of the interview. Interviewer: "you got a job?" (which i heard as "you got the job”) Me: thanks TL;DR; didn't get the job. (From the web) #informedecisions #horrorstory #interviews #interviewhorrorstories
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November 27, 2022
WANT TO BROADEN YOUR HIRING PIPELINE - IMPLEMENT SKILLS-BASED HIRING
Imagine you are hiring for a sales position, how would each hiring methodology change your approach? Traditional hiring practice: “Let’s hire people with a degree in Business Administration and previous experience in sales” Skills-based hiring: “Let’s review candidates from various positions that require excellent communication, working with targets, and independence..
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November 27, 2022
DON’T REVIEW A CANDIDATE’S RESUME BEFORE AN INTERVIEW
3 reasons not to review a candidate’s CV before an interview: 1. Efficiency - Pre-screening (CV screen and phone interview) should have covered all bio requirements for the position. 2. Accuracy - Skills beat previous experience in predicting job performance, so you’ll want to spend your interview time assessing if.
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November 27, 2022
Please don’t "tell me about yourself"
3 reasons why asking “tell me about yourself?” is bad interviewing practice: 1. Broad and unfocused: As an interviewer, you’re racing against the clock to collect the information that will enable you to decide if the candidate fits the position. “Tell me about yourself” can take the interview anywhere, including.
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November 27, 2022
DON’T BE A DEPENDENT INTERVIEWER
Interviewing with others? Do you? • Exchange texts/comments with your fellow interviewers during the interview? • Kick ‘em underneath the table? • Exchange looks or roll your eyes? • Immediately after the interview ends, start discussing the candidate? If you answered yes to one or more of the above, you.
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November 27, 2022
THE LEADERSHIP PARADOX
1. Humility has been found to be associated with better leadership results. Yet, the chance of being promoted to a leadership role is higher if you're not humble — we choose leaders based on confidence rather than competence. 2. We hire and promote leaders based on experience when tomorrow's problems.
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November 27, 2022
FILL IN THE GAPS
I interviewed XXX yesterday. I was highly impressed with _____ strong charisma. ____ charmed the hell out of me. From the examples___ shared throughout the interview I could understand how goal-driven ____ was in ___career. I felt at times ___ had been over-competitive, but I feel ___ ability to set.
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