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10 Great Questions to Ask a Candidate

Finding the right candidate can be difficult – usually from the initial examination of resumes, there are more than one potentially good candidate. Once you have your list of candidates to interview, you have to be able to ask the right questions in order to get the results you need. Smart questions are ones that address specific areas of the organization.  Knowing what those areas are is critical to moving forward with the right candidates.  Read more

The Best Potential Candidates Are the Hardest to Reach

I think it’s safe to say that most companies strive to find the best possible candidate; life is a lot easier for everyone when the new hire is the right fit. Read more

Be Careful… You Are Living in a Glasshouse

“So, what is the culture of your organization?” This question is often met with every answer but the right one. Culture is entirely subjective. An organization can see itself as having a particular culture while its employees can completely disagree. In the past, cultural accuracy was only available to those that work or know someone that works at a particular organization. Now, with social media and sites like Glassdoor, there really isn’t much you can hide from the world.  Technology, it would seem, has turned us transparent. So, what can you do about it? Read more