October 10, 2017

Tips on Preventing Interview Sabotage

The interview process is a crucial stage in the hiring process, one capable of inducing nervousness or anxiety in many candidates. Some job candidates make subtle mistakes during interviews that dissuade the committee from choosing them as their top candidate. Here, we’ll talk about four common interview mistakes to avoid so that your interview builds your desirability, rather than hinders it. 1. […]
September 18, 2017

Distinguishing a Good Candidate from a Great Candidate

A good employee can be trained to be a viable member of your team, but a great employee, according to Ken Sundheim, a staff recruitment and sales writer for Forbes, possesses unteachable qualities like integrity, autonomy, and flexibility. But when you’re faced with the situation of choosing between two candidates, how can you separate the great from the merely suitable one? […]
August 14, 2017

Interview Questions to Determine If a Candidate Fits Company Culture

According to the Society for Human Resource Management, an employee’s poor cultural fit at an organization – and the turnover that likely follows – can cost a business up to 50 to 60 percent if that employee’s annual salary. That is a significant cost for what might be considered only as an “extra”; cultural fit is often perceived as a bonus on […]
October 31, 2016

Hiring Strategic Thinkers and Team Players: Three Questions to Ask Accounting or Finance Job Candidates

A candidate might look great on paper. But once you’ve welcomed that person to your team, you might find he or she lacks the qualities you wanted to find in your new hire. That kind of mistake can cost you time and money. Plus, this mismatch between organization and employee can be mitigated by asking certain interview questions that ensure […]