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Interview Styles: Help or Hinder

by EdgeLink on April 1, 2013 in Candidate Interviewing


When it comes to the personal interview, there are a variety of techniques and styles that can be successfully utilized. For the IT candidate marketplace, interviewing can become repetitive and grueling, as very few interviewers effectively discriminate themselves above the masses. The interviewer’s style and technique can significantly influence a candidate’s decision, as the experience […]


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Why Your Interview Process May Be Losing Top Talent

by Mike Miadich on February 25, 2013 in Candidate Interviewing, Hiring, IT Staffing


Finding top talent these days can be an arduous task, one which has many recruiters scratching their heads in frustration. From the mountains of resumes pouring in from online sources to the inundation of unsolicited social media invitations, hiring top talent has become more difficult than ever. Finding the right candidate is one thing, but […]


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Part 2: Hiring in a Tight Market- Why You Should Move Quickly

by Mike Miadich on October 16, 2012 in Candidate Interviewing, Candidate Selection, Hiring, Job Market


Last week, I discussed the challenge of hiring in a tight market and why waiting to make a decision may be the right strategy. However, there are always opposing sides of each argument, and in this case, we see that there are also very compelling reasons to move quickly in a tight market, when the right candidate […]


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14 Tips for a Successful Phone Interview

by Shannon Malcom Peters on October 27, 2011 in Candidate Interviewing


Interviewing is never easy– it takes time and can be stressful.  The first stage of the hiring process is usually a phone interview.  Phone interviews can be tricky, especially since you aren’t able to read your interviewers facial expressions and body language during the call.  It’s also easy to underestimate the importance of a phone […]


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