Hiring Great Is A Team Sport

Hoops

Hiring managers want the best people available and they want them identified, screened, interviewed and hired yesterday. Meanwhile, HR is hard at work posting the position, sorting through resumes, and setting up interviews. Treat hiring like a team sport because in the end, hiring right means everyone wins. When it comes to filling open positions, the relationship between hiring managers and HR is equal parts exhilaration and exasperation.

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Hiring Great Is A Team Sport

Hoops

Hiring managers want the best people available and they want them identified, screened, interviewed and hired yesterday. Meanwhile, HR is hard at work posting the position, sorting through resumes, and setting up interviews. Treat hiring like a team sport because in the end, hiring right means everyone wins. When it comes to filling open positions, the relationship between hiring managers and HR is equal parts exhilaration and exasperation.

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Spotting sporting talent–Art or science?

IBM

Spotting sporting talent–Art or science? A couple of ‘experts’ (ex-players and sports presenters) were discussing how to spot talent in the sport. A successful Talent Scout had just been interviewed and had mentioned a course he was involved in to train others in how to spot potential sporting excellence. There is so much data around sport today, that you would think it would be at the forefront of the science around talent.

Life Lessons from Pickleball

Fistful of Talent

Since then, Pickleball has evolved from original handmade equipment and simple rules into a popular sport throughout the US and Canada. Going for the kill or quick win is a low percentage play in most sports and businesses.

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Where Have You Gone Joe DiMaggio? HR Needs a Hero

Fistful of Talent

It is my favorite professional sport and although I am famously a Met fan, I want to talk about Joe DiMaggio, a NY Yankee, and heroes for a few minutes. Professional sports led the way with shutting down for COVID in March when the NBA suddenly hit the pause button.

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Nurse Recruitment: A Contact Sport

Jobvite

After all, all you have to do is track an applicant through the interview and hiring process. Nurse recruitment is a contact sport, and those that master the intricacies of personalization will emerge the winners. The post Nurse Recruitment: A Contact Sport appeared first on Jobvite. In recruiting parlance, openings for nurses are considered “evergreen” positions – positions for which there are always openings, and there will always be an ongoing need.

9 Interview Questions EVERY Recruiter Should Ask Their Candidates

Social Talent

Interview Questions. Recruiters face enough challenges as it is without worrying if they asked the right questions in an interview. So here are the best nine interview questions for you to ask your next star candidate.

Interviewing with Different Personas

BlueWave Resource Partners

Everyone has their go-to interview tips (including us, duh). we’ve heard them all… But here’s something different: have you ever received advice on interviewing with different personas? The interesting thing about interview advice is that is tends to “blanket” the situation.

Duck Season, Wabbit Season, Conference Season, and March Madness: Part 2

Fistful of Talent

First, let’s talk about college basketball and the analogy between making the tournament (men’s or women’s) and getting hired for a job you’re interviewing for. Conferences Current Affairs HR HR & Sports Learning Learning and Development Mark Fogel politics Power Rankings Resumes Selection SHRM Sports The HR Profession current affairs March Madness NCAA resumesYes, it is time for March Madness. Spring is definitely in the air.

Your Next Recruiting Goal Should be to Make Candidates Feel “Seen, Heard, and Remembered”

Fistful of Talent

With record-low unemployment rates and a younger-skewing workforce, it’s more important than ever to be present and engaging in interviews. Ditch a checked list and actively listen to the candidate to guide the interview. A personalized note with details or feedback can go a long way for a candidate who spent a couple of hours applying and interviewing.

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Case interview questions and why you should use them in tech

Devskiller

Luckily, there are numerous interview techniques to help with this, f rom situational interview questions examples to the ideal personal interview questions and coding challenges that can be used on your next candidate. In this article you’ll see: What is a case interview?

How to Conduct a Virtual Interview

SmartRecruiters

Hiring quality candidates requires a highly effective interview process. External circumstances can force companies to move their interviews online, creating new obstacles to best practices. The Purpose of a Job Interview. How to Prepare for an Interview.

Why You Need to Make Recruiting and Hiring a Team Sport

Entelo

Create multi-tiered lists ranking qualified candidates before scheduling interviews. Debrief hiring managers and recruiters after interviews to analyze whether candidates met expectations. Hiring stellar talent takes planning, constant communication, and solid execution. You can’t just send recruiters into the fray with a job req and expect good things to happen. No individual can know it all. That’s why the best hiring occurs when everyone is on the same page and working together.

How the Best Companies Interview Top Candidates

Glassdoor for Employers

When you want to learn a sport, skill or craft, what is the advice that people will give you? So, how can the every day recruiter or talent acquisition leader learn how to interview better? Glassdoor recently revealed its Best Places to Work award winners, and as a part of the honor, we asked many of the companies’ executives to share with us their tips and tricks for interviewing top candidates in this ultratight labor market. Tip #3: Interview for skills, not an exact role.

Creative Interview Questions: Worthwhile or Waste of Time?

4 Corner Resources Staffing Blog

Creative interview questions seem like a fun and unexpected way to shake up the age-old process of hiring. Do unique interview questions actually help you identify great candidates, or are they just a distraction from the important process of narrowing down the best choice for the job? Here, we’ll share some of the weirdest, wackiest interview tactics we’ve heard of and explore the pros and cons of using creative interview questions as part of your hiring process.

12 Teamwork Interview Questions to Land Your Team Player

Devskiller

There’s a lot more to the world of teamwork interview questions that asking ‘do you work better in a team or alone?’. A great interview tip for recruiters is to have a list of teamwork interview questions that let the candidate demonstrate their abilities as a team player. . The importance of team-based interview questions. 12 teamwork interview questions for managers and recruiters. Why you need to ask teamwork interview questions.

Hire18 Speaker Interview: William Tincup

SmartRecruiters

What if the players on any given sports team were decided the week before the game? Future of Work hire18 hiring success 18 interviewThere is no shortage of pros willing to wax lyrical on the latest developments in HR tech. According to RecruitingDaily President William Tincup, however, what’s more interesting is what they’re not telling us.

8 Things to Consider Before You Start Scheduling Interviews

Spark Hire

There are a seemingly endless amount of factors that come into play when conducting a job interview. Beyond these basic components, there are a number of other factors that can impact the success of an interview. While it may seem like a small detail, the time of day during which you choose to conduct interviews can have a significant impact on how the conversation plays out. Additionally, avoid scheduling interviews right before your lunch break.

10 Interview Questions EVERY Recruiter Should Ask Their Candidates

Social Talent

Interview Questions. Job interviews can be a headache for recruiters. This is especially the case when a recruiter comes out of the interview feeling like they didn’t ask the right questions. However, it’s also important to dig a little deeper and to find out what type of person it is that you’re interviewing. Mix it up with some funny interview questions , or catch them off guard with a few weird ones.

Interview process and strategies: a comprehensive FAQ guide

Workable

Interviews are the pillars of recruiting. Here are some frequently asked questions and answers to help you set up an effective interview process: Organizing an interview. What are the typical steps in the interview process? How do I set up an interview? Who should be involved in the interview process? Who should handle interview scheduling, the hiring manager or HR? Interview types. What are the different types of interviews?

4 Ways to Streamline Interview Scheduling

GoodTime

Interview scheduling is one of the most important aspects of the interview process. Unfortunately, interview scheduling is also one of the most difficult and time-consuming parts of the hiring process. Here are 4 ways to streamline interview scheduling: 1) Increase your interviewer pool. The number of interviewers affects how many interviews you can conduct in a week. Interested in building your own interviewer training program?

7 Ways to Flaunt Your Company Culture in a Job Interview

Spark Hire

A job interview is a two-way street. Job candidates look at everything from how you’re dressed to who’s present at the interview to the work environment to determine if you’re a fit for them. A job interview often serves as a candidate’s first impression of your brand and culture — and you don’t get a second chance to make a good first impression. Just as you expect candidates to put their best foot forward during an interview, they expect you to do the same.

Top 10 Interview Questions from Recruiting Startups

SmartRecruiters

’ from your interview repertoire, and try one of these, fresh from the mouths of the brightest new recruiting startups. We turned to some of our Recruiting Startups of the Year nominees to help you if you’re in an interview-question rut. We selected 10 of the 50 recruiting startups vying for first place at Hiring Success 18 , in San Francisco, March 12-14 to give us their favorite interview questions – the ones that really help you get to know how someone thinks.

Top 3 Interviewing Essentials For Hiring Teams

SmartRecruiters

If you are looking to improve your hiring practices, consider the following interviewing essentials for competency, growth potential, and culture fit: 1. You can also simulate a job task that the applicant then completes as part of the interview process, or you can contract him or her for a trial period to see how he or she performs and interacts with your existing team members.

New Access Controls: All You Need and Nothing More

Lever

The recruiting process deals with a lot of sensitive information like compensation and interview feedback. Yet, talent acquisition is a team sport that requires myriad involvement from hiring managers, interviewers, and other colleagues not on recruiting teams. So how do you manage getting everyone the information they need and nothing more ? Access and permissions. Product

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Tattooed Candidate Bikes to Interview

Staffing Talk

Imagine biking to a job interview through the swamp-like humidity of Portland in the summertime. Across your chest, you’re sporting a sling backpack fashioned from an old canvas dropcloth. You walk into the interview. Ian usually picks up painting/drawing/design gigs online, but decided to interview for a “real job” illustrating medical pamphlets. From what I heard, the 10-minute interview following his entrance was irrelevant, conducted as a formality.

4 Things to Consider When Interviewing New College Grads for Your Staffing Company

Spark Hire

If you are considering interviewing new college grads for your staffing company, there are 4 key things that you should look for: 1. Occasionally, there were instances when I hired a college grad with a different type of degree concentration, but that was due to other things that stood out to me in the interview, which are mentioned below. When interviewing new college grads for recruitment positions, I will look closely at their extracurricular activities in school.

How to Interview a Candidate: Everything You Need to Know

Jobbatical

As nerve-wracking as it can be for a potential candidate, a job interview can be just as stressful for the employer doing the interview. What follows is a guide for how to interview a candidate, including preparation tips, important questions, and other suggestions for clear communication and a successful interview process. The more preparation you, as an employer, do now, the better the results you will gain from the interview later. DevOps Interview Questions.

Video Interviewing: Deeper Insights at Lower Cost in Less Time

SmartRecruiters

A webinar I recently hosted explains how one SmartRecruiters client with hundreds of locations uses video interviewing to make more successful hiring decisions with less cost and complexity. More upfront insights from adopting an interviewing strategy that’s more collaborative so that hiring teams can better understand a candidate’s values and aspirations — strategies more easily executed through streamlined tools and services integrated directly into SmartRecruiters.

What It’s Like to Work at SoundCloud, and How You Can Stand Out in the Interview Process

PowerToFly

If you could give one piece of advice to someone getting ready for an interview with you, what would it be? I play lots of sports, especially during quarantine. Standing out in the interview process Interview tips Soundcloud Technical recruiting Women in tech Working at soundcloud

Feel Like a Heini? You Will After THIS Interview [Video]

Recruiterbox

All job interviews are the same. Some organizations ask candidates to come back for a second interview, which can be a working interview. The brewing company, Heineken took the primary interview to the next level. They put candidates in situations they wouldn’t encounter during a traditional interview and put their personalities to the test. How can you gauge a talent’s true fit for a position if they are heavily prepared for the interview?

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How to Recover from a Bad Interview

Jobvite

You take a wrong turn trying to find your way to your job interview. We’ve asked several hiring experts to share some tips on how a job candidate can overcome a bad interview. “I hired one of my best recruiters who showed up to the interview about 10 minutes late. She was never late to subsequent interviews, in fact, she was early. While not everyone may be as understanding, it is possible to recover from being late to an interview.

How to Recover from a Bad Interview

Jobvite

You take a wrong turn trying to find your way to your job interview. We’ve asked several hiring experts to share some tips on how a job candidate can overcome a bad interview. “I hired one of my best recruiters who showed up to the interview about 10 minutes late. She was never late to subsequent interviews, in fact, she was early. While not everyone may be as understanding, it is possible to recover from being late to an interview.

Interview Techniques 101

Recruiting Blogs

Interview Techniques 101. Interviews can be a scary and daunting prospect, but they don't have to be, with the following tips you will be well prepared and impress any recruiter. The first thing to do before you even attend the interview is to research the company with whom you intend to have an interview with. Most interviews will consist of a set questions, one will surely be what do you know about the company? Get all the interview details.

The Use Of Personal Pronouns In Job Interviews

Staffing Talk

When you are interviewing someone for a job, either for a “permanent” position or temporary one, do you monitor how – and how many times – the candidate uses the words “I” “we” and “they?” For example, I was reading the sports page in the local newspaper about NFL quarterback Drew Brees of the New Orleans Saints. ” So how does it pertain to an interview situation?

Video Interview Questions: The Ultimate Guide to Hiring Pros for Modern Recruiters

Recruiting Blogs

Doing video interviews and need some help with making the most out of every meeting? According to Modern Hire, 84% of candidates schedule their video interview within 24 hours of receiving a text invite. How you conduct the interview will affect the candidate’s interest (or lack of it).

The Candidate Experience: Perspectives on Video Interviews, Assessments and Hiring.

mroads

Today employers have tools to increase efficiency and efficacy, including video interviews, automated assessments, and more. Key findings Stress Factor: Nearly 8 in 10 job seekers say that video interviews are as stressful or more stressful than in-person interviews. Attracting Top Talent: 61% of companies say that peer interviews and interactions would be the best way to attract top talent with video hiring solutions.

The Ultimate Battle of The Ages: Attitude vs Experience

Social Talent

You’ve posted ads, read more CVs than you can count, conducted interviews and examined psychometric test results – now all you have to do is decide who to hire. However, if they’ve job-hopped without staying anywhere longer than a few months, it could be a sign that they lack staying power or struggle to engage – even if they come across with a great attitude in an interview. If they can talk about these things at-length in an interview, that’s a great start.

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March Madness has more lessons for talent acquisition than you might realize

Recruiting Daily

Well, the NCAA Tournament is one of the greatest sporting events in America. Blog Posts Candidate Sourcing News Recruiting Trends eteki hiring HR hr tech interviewing march madness ncaa rdaily space jam TAMarch Madness is quickly approaching. Selection Sunday is March 11th and the actual NCAA Tournament begins on March 15th. As a talent acquisition professional, you’re probably wondering why you should care.

7 Top Interview Tips

Recruiting Blogs

I was thinking about interviews again but this time I wanted to give some tips to help out. This is meant to be for candidates at the beginning of their careers but these points should still be applied for people with more interview experience as well. Interview Tips . Also if you know who you are going to be interviewed by then check them out on social media and LinkedIn to see their background.