Posts Tagged ‘interviews’

The six rules of providing candidate feedback

The issue of providing feedback to unsuccessful candidates was highlighted in an article last week on HC online. Greg’s Savage’s blog that I referenced last week also covered this topic. Here’s a few snapshots from those two sources:   Michelle Burke   (WyckWyre Food Industry HR Systems): Failed applicants always deserve feedback. They put in…

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How many interviews does it take to hire top talent?

At the Australasian Talent Conference last month, I attended an interesting break out session on the future of interviewing and whether assessment would make interviews redundant. The panel made plenty of interesting points in response to questions and comments. Unsurprisingly nobody was predicting the end of interviews any time soon. One of the excellent points…

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Candidate interviews: the dud KPI

When I am running my ‘Building a Profitable Desk‘ workshop and it comes around to the discussion of High Pay-Off Activities (or KPIs, if you prefer), I will inevitably have a participant nominate ‘interviews’ as a high pay-off activity. When I disagree, there is often a slight pause and then this look of confusion appears on the…

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Why you should use behavioural event interviewing

The interview continues to be the primary tool used by agency recruiters to assess and recommend candidates to their clients.   The type of interview used by the recruiter is critical to the effectiveness of this process. The traditional, unstructured interview is easily recognised by such questions as;     ‘tell me about yourself’  …

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