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Interview Tips: 6 Common Interviewing Mistakes

Posted by Anh Mai on Jan 25, 2012 2:52:00 PM

Selecting and hiring the perfect employee is a difficult task, but if done right, it is one of the most important moves you can make for your business. In an economy like todays, there is no room for bad hiring decisions! And the interview process plays a key role in hiring the best candidate for the job.    

Interviewing is an art, but few people are artists. We’ve all been there: as anxious job candidates, we researched the prospective company, prepared resumes, perfected our elevator speech and dressed in the perfect business attire. But believe it or not, conducting the interview takes just as much, if not more, preparation and skill. And effective interviewing skills only come with practice, experience and know how.  

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Topics: Interview Tips and Techniques, Workplace Management

10 Important Questions to Help Identify High Potential Leaders

Posted by Anh Mai on Nov 26, 2011 11:01:00 AM

According to research from the Corporate Executive Board, 40% of internal job moves made by people identified by their companies as "high potentials" end in failure. Many organizations make the mistake of looking simply at ability when assessing an employee for a management job. Think of the hot-shot sales rep or the genius software engineer. It is incredible how often high producing individuals get promoted into management jobs that require a totally different mindset to be successful.

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Topics: Interview Tips and Techniques, Workplace Management, Leadership Skill Improvement, Effective Hiring

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