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Top 6 Biggest Interview Calling Mistakes Recruiters Make

Posted by Thao La on Jun 4, 2015 10:17:00 AM

As a recruiter, you probably make a lot of cold calls a day to job seekers. However, would you rather make hundreds of calls with a 5% success rate – or just 25 calls with 20% success rate? Before you pick up your phone and invest time and energy, you want to make sure you have high effectiveness rate as possible. So below is the list of 6 cold calling mistakes most recruiters make in their daily work that you may want to acknowledge and avoid these.

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Topics: Interview Tips and Techniques, hiring mistakes, interview mistakes, recruiting mistakes

Survey: Human Resource 2015 – Challenge & Solutions

Posted by Binh Nguyen on Mar 16, 2015 8:57:00 AM

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Topics: Interview Tips and Techniques, Employee Assessment, employee promotion, Phương Pháp Học Tập, Training and Development in Business, Effective Hiring, Employee Retention, 360 Degree Feedback, job fit

How to Stop Hiring the Wrong People in Five Simple Steps

Posted by Kieu Nguyen on Dec 2, 2013 9:40:00 PM

Standardized interviews, questionnaires, complex scoring systems, background checks, drug tests and personality assessments — Corporate America has certainly engineered what should be a fool-proof process to help companies avoid hiring the wrong person.

Despite all of these processes and platforms, companies can still miss red flags in the hiring process, in fact, 66 percent of U.S. employers have been affected by a bad hire in the last year. And hiring errors come at a cost: a bad hire can cost a company as much as $50,000.

Luckily, picking up on warning signals is not difficult provided you practice keen observation and listening skills throughout the interview. Remember that a warning signal is not a 100 percent confirmation that there is a problem. Always consider any of the fairly defensible explanations that may have led to an interview blunder, such as an innocent misunderstandings or a classic case of nerves.

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Topics: Interview Tips and Techniques, Effective Hiring, Employee Assessment Tools

Take a Bite Out of Apple's Guide to Hiring Great Sales Employees

Posted by Huyen Nguyen on Sep 21, 2012 2:19:00 PM

Whether you’re a small retailer or the world’s largest technology company, you need the best-fit sales employees to succeed.
Recruiting and selecting effective sales reps is critical for any sales organization! Take Apple Inc. for example, when you go into Apple stores across the country, you'll find exceptional customer service.

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Topics: Interview Tips and Techniques, Effective Hiring, Employee Assessment Tools

10 Scary Hiring Practices to Avoid

Posted by Nguyen Thi Tuyet Nhung on Sep 7, 2012 10:03:00 AM

We all like a good scary movie every now and then (well most of us do anyway!), but nothing is scarier to a CEO than hiring someone who appears to be perfect for the job, and then finding out quickly that he or she is a nightmare. Everyday we see organizations use hiring practices to avoid.

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Topics: Interview Tips and Techniques, Effective Hiring

5 Tips on How To Manage Conflict Within Your Sales Team

Posted by Rick Yvanovich on Sep 3, 2012 11:50:00 AM

To have great sales effectiveness, you have to have a great sales team. Within all teams, whether they are NBA players, the neighborhood little league or the company softball team, there is always opportunity for conflict. The same goes for sales teams. And for independent, results-driven sales people, keeping the team in mind may not be their number one priority. So it’s important that sales leaders know how to effectively manage team conflict.

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Topics: Interview Tips and Techniques, Training and Development in Business, Employee Assessment Tools

4 Key Benefits of Using Pre-Hire Assessments in Your Organization

Posted by Rick Yvanovich on May 20, 2012 3:24:00 PM

Assessments are valuable tools that provide insights into candidates for managers, especially when used in the pre-hiring process. Pre-hire assessments can determine how an individual will fit in a specific job, identify their thinking and reasoning styles, and highlight relevant behavioral traits.

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Topics: Effective Hiring, Interview Tips and Techniques, Employee Assessment Tools

6 Common Talent Evaluation Errors by Even Experienced Managers

Posted by Huy Tran on May 18, 2012 2:52:00 PM

One of the most important aspects when interviewing a potential job candidate is giving an accurate talent evaluation rating. Unfortunately, this is not always an easy task. Other factors besides performance often get in the way and influence the interviewer to rate too low or too high. Don’t make that mistake!

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Topics: Interview Tips and Techniques, Workplace Management, Effective Hiring

10 Practical Strategies to Help You Hire Better, Cheaper and Faster

Posted by Rick Yvanovich on Apr 11, 2012 11:20:00 PM

In today's economy, nearly every organization faces pressure to reduce waste and run at peak efficiency. For many, this means eliminating positions that don't add sufficient value to the organization, and either eliminating or redeploying people in those roles. Those organizations fortunate to be growing face pressure to hire better, cheaper and faster.

In a study conducted by the Profiles Research Institute following 10 "best practices" were identified.

Top 10 Selection Best Practices

1. Know how each job supports your organization's key objectives.

2. Consider both internal and external candidates for open positions.

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Topics: Interview Tips and Techniques, Workplace Management, Effective Hiring

Want to hire the best? 2 Reasons Why Interviews Aren’t Enough

Posted by Anh Mai on Feb 8, 2012 3:19:00 PM

Today’s economy is an unemployment rollercoaster, where hiring the best job candidate is a challenge. And contrary to popular belief, interviews are not the best indicators for selecting the right individual for the job. How do you know if your new-hire has the suitable skills, intelligence and attitude to perform on the job?

A recent article from Forbes, titled “Stop Being Deceived by Interviews When You’re Hiring,” was spot on in addressing this issue.

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Topics: Interview Tips and Techniques, Workplace Management, Effective Hiring

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