Video Interviewing: Naked Candidates and 4 More Epic Candidate Blunders

I have reviewed thousands, if not tens of thousands of video interviews, and in addition I have helped numerous job candidates setup or prepare for their interviews.  Here are the top five candidate blunders I have encountered. Showing up late: … Continue reading

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Weird Interview Questions: Why Are They Asked & How Should You Ask Them?

“How many square feet of pizza are eaten in the U.S. each year?” “Who would win in a fight between Spiderman and Batman?” “How much would you charge to wash all the windows in Seattle?” “If you were a box … Continue reading

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Personality and Success: What Trait Leads You To The Top?

According to the volume of content on the blogs and news sites I frequent, becoming successful and a leader must be the two most sought after goals in humanity.  Every week I see the same content rehashed over and over.  “Seven … Continue reading

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Here’s What Ticks Job Candidates Off Most About Your Application Process!

A recent survey of 95,000+ job candidates and 150 companies revealed what is going right and what is going wrong in the job application process.  For many months since my last blog post on this subject, I was led to … Continue reading

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Video Interviewing’s Hidden Benefit: Destroying Prejudices

I will skip over the standard praise for video interviewing (faster, cheaper, more revealing) that dominates the majority of the posts about the subject and get right into a secret power video interviewing has that is beneficial to both employers … Continue reading

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5 Ways We Make A Good Or Bad First Impression According to Research

“You only have one chance to make a good first impression.”  This statement, while thrown around casually, is truer today than we previously suspected according to science. Recent research explains how we are helping/hurting our chances of landing a job, … Continue reading

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Content Overload: Are We Really Providing Value?

Take all the data created from the beginning of man, every scroll, painting, book and scrap of music, up until 2003, digitize it, and you would have around 5 exabytes of data.  Five exabytes equals five billion gigabytes!  That’s really … Continue reading

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Facial Coding: What Is It and How Can It Help You Hire?

Last year Hire-Intelligence released a study on video interviewing which suggested a hiring manager could predict a job candidate’s future work performance by viewing that candidate’s behavior and appearance through a video interview.  Similarly sports franchises such as the Milwaukee … Continue reading

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Are You a Better Job Candidate Than You Are An Employee?

Have you ever noticed that some people make great job candidates but lousy employees?  Maybe you’re even one of them. These characters are sprinters, definitely not distance runners.  Over a short span of time they can come across as just … Continue reading

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3 Surprising Qualities That Will Get You Hired

You probably wouldn’t think these things could help. But they can.

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