While some are harmless stereotypes other biases can render your impressions invalid. Being aware of them can help your hiring acumen.
With so much information in background searches, must you pry into someone’s finances?
Making promises or exaggerations that prove false could be misrepresentation. Protect yourself from “wrongful hiring” lawsuits by watching what you (or your recruiters) say to prospects.
There are several good reasons to answer inquiries from rejected interviewees.
Every time you post a new job, it becomes a small recruiting campaign. An Applicant Tracking System (ATS) can automatically trace most of these sources for you. Here’s what you should know in order make this most effective.
There you are, just about ready to wrap up the interview. What a great candidate, then…
As an interviewer, if you’re doing things during interviews to turn the candidate off you may be disengaging the best applicants.
While you’re running the standard background employment check, you could also check out the candidate online. But the risks might outweigh the benefits – so use caution before you click.
On average, cultural mismatch accounts for about half of first year attrition and, in many cases, rapid turnover costs more than not hiring at all, especially at senior levels.
Getting fooled can be costly. You might mistakenly hire someone who can’t perform their duties. Or that person’s dishonesty could spill over into their work habits, causing havoc internally and harming morale in your organization.
If we are not consciously paying attention to our intuition when we interview, we are leaving out one of the essential pieces of picking the right person.
Hint: their pants won’t be on fire so watch for subtler signs. Sometimes what seems obvious isn’t a sign of lying candidate.
6Sense represents breakthroughs in a range of search technologies. Simpler input from employers, better output of resumes.
At job interviews, candidates behave in ways that they believe will demonstrate how suited they are for the job – behaviour that is based on what is important in their culture – which may be quite different from Canada.