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3 Tips for Hiring Top Talent – Why the Interview Is More Important Than You Think

by Mark Schacter on March 25, 2020 in Candidate Interviewing

 

You have an open technology position at your company that needs to be filled quickly. The role requires an experienced candidate with certain skills and an IT background. You put together a job description, confer with relevant teams and managers for input, and begin your search for the perfect candidate. Soon, the applications are pouring […]

 

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The Importance of Candidate Experience for Hiring in a Competitive Market

by Mike Miadich on May 22, 2018 in Candidate Interviewing, Candidate Treatment, Hiring

 

On average, positions are sitting open for 30 working days, the longest on record. Amidst the current candidate-driven market, being aware of job-seeker needs is crucial to remain ahead of the competition. By making candidate experience a major focus of your talent acquisition strategy, you’ll also lower internal costs and improve talent retention.

 

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Here’s Why You’re Asking the Wrong IT Interview Questions

by Dane Walker on January 25, 2016 in Candidate Interviewing

 

Businesses that successfully acquire their favorite candidates satisfy a need for speed without sacrificing quality. In one interview, they can gather enough important details to elevate one candidate above the rest. Other businesses hold several interviews to come to the same conclusion, losing their bid for the best IT talent in the process. The difference […]

 

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Which Different Types of Interviews Are Best for Your Company?

by Mark Schacter on November 18, 2015 in Candidate Interviewing

 

What matters most when hiring a new employee for your company? Past experience? Future actions? Logical thought processes? Quick thinking? An ability to withstand pressure? Odds are good you have a mixed criteria. With that being the case, why would you stick to the constraints of one type of interview? Let’s be realistic: no single […]

 

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How to Determine a Candidate’s Cultural Fit in an Interview

by Aaron Mills on August 11, 2015 in Candidate Interviewing, Candidate Selection

 

In recent years, there has been a noticeable struggle to fill direct hire IT positions. As the market experiences a polar shift, the demand for qualified IT professionals has increased beyond the talent supply. Fierce competition has arisen from that talent scarcity and has split most employers into one of two groups: those who move […]

 

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