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by Jay Markunas Yesterday we discussed great interview questions the candidate should ask in an interview. Today we are going to discuss what question you should/could ask your peers/co-workers. Most candidates feel more comfortable interviewing with those who will be … Continued
by Jay Markunas A friend of mine is interviewing for a new position. She’s very excited, and she wanted to know: “What are good questions to ask during the interviews?” That’s an excellent question, because when Recruiters were surveyed they … Continued
by Jay Markunas A new company called Knack is helping clients find candidates through a non-traditional way. Sounding like something lifted right out of the 1984 film “The Last Starfighter” (where acing a video game identified and help recruit “Starfighters” … Continued
by Jay Markunas I received an email question from someone : “A good friend of mine has an interview with a recruiter tomorrow. I was wondering if you have any practical advice for her?” My response to the friend: “For … Continued
A couple of months ago someone in my professional network posed this question: “How legal is it to use credit reports to disqualify otherwise good quality applicants?” Interestingly, when this question was posed to me, I had just been networking with a small group over coffee the week before when this very topic came up. One of the people there, a recruiter who is with a financial services company, brought up the challenge that they have with hiring people with good credit scores. Obviously, this is a criteria for their company. This recruiter’s comments led to an informal discussion about the desire in their HR department for lightening up those kinds of hiring restrictions, especially in light of the economic…
“No man is born into the world whose work is not born with him.” -James Russell Lowell. A few months ago, a woman at one my workshops was stumped with a series of questions during the group-sharing portion of the module. The answer to these questions would reveal her childhood gifts and early interests, which would point the way to her work and the way she would…